San Antonio ISD trustees voted unanimously Monday night to extend Superintendent Pedro Martinez’s contract to Aug. 31, 2024.
Outside forces, including the firefighters and police unions and a national teachers union, are doing everything they can to bend election outcomes to their benefit. writes Robert Rivard.
The latest campaign finance reports reveal who is supporting candidates for San Antonio ISD school board in the upcoming May 4 election.
If the district can become a model for educating lower-income students, it will do a great service not only to the students, but to Texas, writes Rick Casey.
Rick Casey writes that SAISD’s current board is the district’s strongest in at least 50 years. Still, a teachers union is backing opposition candidates.
The City Council decision marked the end of a long tug-of-war over the 1915 Beacon Hill building and whether it should be preserved.
Fifty candidates filed for the school board races across seven local school districts. Only three of the 21 races will be uncontested.
Ultimately, the district plans to open a different school at Rodriguez Elementary’s same location in the 2020-21 school year.
With 22 offerings, SAISD is home to the highest number of in-district charter schools among the state’s roughly 1,200 school districts.
Inner City Development’s house in one of San Antonio’s poorest neighborhoods has served as a home for generations of children.