Former San Antonio Mayor and presidential candidate Julián Castro is touting a “sweeping new approach and commitment” to education at the federal level.
Education leaders are working to form a San Antonio chapter of Early Matters, an advocacy group to improve outcomes for the city’s youngest students.
The fourth iteration of the San Antonio Regional Public PK-12 Education Forum will address the Alamo Promise program and early childhood education.
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.
A new UTSA study suggests the first class of Pre-K 4 SA students were more likely to perform better on STAAR exams and attend class than their peers.
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation awarded the 2018 Culture of Health Prize to San Antonio for its commitment to health equity.
The proposed $2.8 billion budget, up 5.8 percent from last year, allocates $4.8 million in direct city funds to Metro Health initiatives.
San Antonio’s 4-year olds have something to say about their city, and the rest of the population will have an opportunity to see the results, in an exhibition and online auction.
Early child educators on Tuesday emphasized the need for high-quality programs to bridge achievement gaps common in San Antonio.
To make the coming years more equitable and prosperous for everyone, San Antonio leaders must expand early childhood education and social services.