Early education expert Robert Pianta says 2 out of 5 students entering kindergarten are unprepared in areas of social skills, math, and self regulation.
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.
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.
In Bexar County’s 15 public school districts, only one woman serves as superintendent while more than 70 percent of teachers and the majority of principals are female.
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.
After the Florida school shooting, San Antonio public schools continue to institute safeguards against potential threats to students.
Early childhood education will be the focus of the 2018 San Antonio Regional PK-12 Public Education Forum, slated for March 6.
Pre-K 4 SA’s first-come, first-served enrollment will open on Thursday for the 2018-19 school year with only 2,000 spots available.
The city’s signature early childhood education program continues to show signs of success as its first class of students progresses through the third grade, results that could prove meaningful when City Council members decide in late 2020 whether to continue the initiative.