Nearly $6 million in Volkswagen settlement money will be used to replace older, diesel-powered buses in Bexar County with newer models that run on compressed natural gas and diesel.
East Central ISD plans to open CAST Lead, a new high school with industry partners in tourism and hospitality, in the 2020-2021 school year.
Alamo Heights, East Central, and Northside ISDs are developing community-based accountability systems to evaluate more than just STAAR results.
East Central Board President Steve Bryant doesn’t anticipate the board taking a vote on a plan to arm teachers until after trustees see what lawmakers do with school safety proposals.
Local school districts are working to expand access to full-day pre-K programs. Southwest ISD recently voted to open their pre-K program to all district 4-year-olds.
Three local school districts will partner with the San Antonio Police Department in a new program designed to help keep students in school and learning even after they experience traumatic incidents.
There were more questions than answers at the end of a Monday night panel pertaining to East Central ISD’s proposal to arm teachers and staff.
Plans to consider implementing a plan last month were put on hold after some community members asked trustees to allow time for public input.
Salazar said the School Resource Reserve Deputy program is an attempt to assuage parents’ fears about their children’s safety in school.
At the end of the 2017-18 school year, only 9 students in East Central ISD were sent to truancy court due to success of new trauma informed approach.