San Antonio Region ISDs

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Texas School Ratings A-F

School ratings near me One factor parents look for in researching a school is the rating. However, in a Google search “school ratings near me”, the top 10 results are for-profit companies with their own rating system. For example, Niche and Great Schools use a variety of measures to rate a school. They also monetize …

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Spotlight on Principals for National Principals Month

National Principals Month is a time for parents, students, teachers, staff, and local communities to honor public school principals for their tireless leadership. What Is National Principals Month? Every October we celebrate National Principals Month. National Principals Month is a collaboration between the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP), the National Association of Secondary …

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Southwest ISD Opens New Aquatic Center

Southwest ISD Opens New Aquatic Center The Aquatic Centers Mission This school year, Southwest ISD introduced its new aquatic center. The goal of the facility is to focus on water safety, introduce swimming to elementary students, serve the community, train athletes, inspire students to get involved in their community, and provide the necessary skills to …

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North East ISD Student Wins The Jimmy Awards in New York

North East ISD Student Wins The Jimmy Awards in New York Student at North East ISD magnet school performs in The Jimmy Awards in New York and wins best performance by an actor. For some being center stage is frightening but for others, like North East ISD student Nicholas Barron, it’s where they feel most …

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SAISD High School Heals with the Help of Therapy Animals and SAISD Police Department

SAISD High School Heals with the Help of Therapy Animals and SAISD Police Department Recently, Jefferson High School faced a false alarm causing strain on the campus. Thankfully, TASA was prepared to visit the high school as well as SAISD’s Police Department. Students and faculty were comforted by the extra snuggles from TASA’s therapy dogs …

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Northside Female Student Athletes Prove the Power in Perseverance

Northside Female Athletes Prove the Power in Perseverance Inspiring female athletes of Northside ISD recognized for their outstanding commitment and determination. Brennan High School’s soccer player, Lauren Liguez, and Folks Middle School’s football quarterback, Bella Alvarado, are just two of the many inspirational female athletes of Northside ISD. Their stories bring unique, strong, and impressive …

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SCUCISD Students Create Dream Boards for the Future

SCUCISD Students Create Dream Boards for the Future Schertz- Cibolo- Universal City ISD’s Paschal Elementary held a Dream Board night for students to create and remember their future goals and passions. The event kicked off with a performance by the Show Choir and Orff Ensemble while students enjoyed ice cream treats from Randy G’s Ice …

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Are charter schools private schools?

Are charter schools private schools?

Charter schools are free due to public, taxpayer dollars that are taken from traditional public schools when a child enrolls in the charter school. Unlike a traditional public school, charter schools are also funded by private companies, individuals, and interests. They are managed by a private entity vs a community elected board where the public has input. And their boards are appointed vs elected. This means that charter board members can have a financial interest in the success of the schools.

NEISD Student on Field by Quarter, Podium by Half-Time

NEISD Student on Field by Quarter, Podium by Half-Time Facebook photo highlights success of North East High School Student’s simultaneous roles as a football player and drum major. Dedicated North East ISD junior, Carson Zimmerman took on the “unheard of” role of pursuing both his interests at MacArthur High School. Carson’s story surfaced through a …

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Southside ISD Teachers Participate in Project-Based Learning Workshop

Southside ISD Teachers Participate in Project-Based Learning Workshop at Rice University Teachers at Southside ISD participate in a learning workshop at Rice University. Teachers often learn as much as they  teach, and three Southside ISD teachers  experienced a “once-in-a-lifetime” professional development workshop at Rice University. Nellie Olvera, a first grade teacher at Freedom Elementary, and …

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SCUCISD’s STEM-Themed Summer Camp Fun

SCUCISD’s STEM-Themed Summer Camp Fun Students in Schertz-Cibolo-Universal City ISD enjoyed a week of hands-on learning with STEMKAMP, a program dedicated to the promotion of education and careers within the STEM field. Students in Schertz-Cibolo-Universal City ISD enjoyed a week of STEMKAMP. Students in grades 3rd to 8th learned about various STEM-centered topics while also …

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Southwest ISD’s Practical Education for Careers in The San Antonio Community

Southwest ISD’s Practical Education for Careers in The San Antonio Community High school students in Southwest ISD are now graduating with certifications in various professions through their CTE Program. Career and Technical Education Program 34 different courses are now being offered for Southwest and Southwest Legacy High School students. Options within the program range from …

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