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In Our Schools

Medina Valley ISD students take a stand against bullying

Medina Valley ISD students take a stand against bullyingA south Texas middle school student is reaching out to victims of bullying.
  • In Our Schools
  • 2 months, 4 weeks ago
Education

More schools forgoing Board of Ed-approved books

More schools forgoing Board of Ed-approved booksAnother ideological battle is brewing as the Texas Board of Education considers adopting social studies textbooks that some academics say exaggerate the influence of Moses on American democracy but which some conservatives argue gloss over radical Islam's role in...
  • Education
  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Local

NISD coach throws shoe at student, district confirms

NISD coach throws shoe at student, district confirmsA Northside ISD teacher is in time out, on administrative leave after using her own shoe to make a student behave.
  • Local
  • 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Education

Student allowed to bring religious knife to class

Student allowed to bring religious knife to classLike all religions, the Sikh faith is steeped in tradition. One of the most revered is the carrying of a Kirpan, a sword or dagger, at all times.
  • Education
  • 4 months, 1 week ago
Local

Average Texas SAT math scores fall to 22-year low

Average Texas SAT math scores fall to 22-year lowAverage statewide math scores on the SAT college entrance exam fell to 495 for this year's high school graduating class - the lowest score since 1992.
  • Local
  • 4 months, 3 weeks ago
Local

BCSO: Bus driver arrested in fatal crash; failed to render aid

BCSO: Bus driver arrested in fatal crash; failed to render aidA Northside ISD bus driver is being charged with a felony for his alleged part in an early-morning accident Friday that killed one person.
  • Local
  • 4 months, 4 weeks ago
Local

Authorities: Truckers speed past school buses in Eagle Ford Shale

Authorities: Truckers speed past school buses in Eagle Ford ShaleWhile the oil is booming in the Eagle Ford Shale, so is the traffic. Some residents say 18-wheelers are making it dangerous for kids getting on and off school buses.
  • Local
  • 4 months, 4 weeks ago
News

Texas school fund now worth nation-high $37.7B

Texas school fund now worth nation-high $37.7BA fund Texas uses to buy instructional materials and cover some local school districts' costs is now worth nearly $38 billion, making it the nation's largest educational endowment.
  • News
  • 5 months ago
In Our Schools

Empty East Central ISD bus goes up in flames; driver OK

Empty East Central ISD bus goes up in flames; driver OKA quick-thinking school bus driver managed to get out of a burning bus in Southeast Bexar County early Friday morning.
  • In Our Schools
  • 5 months ago
Crime

SAPD: UIW football player shot twice outside local lounge

SAPD: UIW football player shot twice outside local loungeCollege Night at a northeast San Antonio nightclub turned violent Thursday.
  • Crime
  • 5 months ago
In Our Schools

SAISD: Gun discharged inside classroom; student in custody

SAISD: Gun discharged inside classroom; student in custodyA San Antonio ISD school was placed on lockdown after a firearm was discharged inside a classroom Wednesday morning.
  • In Our Schools
  • 5 months, 1 week ago
Education

Baylor student board OKs concealed guns on campus

Baylor student board OKs concealed guns on campusBaylor University's student senate has approved a resolution that would allow students with permits to carry guns on campus.
  • Education
  • 5 months, 1 week ago
News

Texas may limit new AP history course's influence

Texas may limit new AP history course's influenceTexas may limit the sway of a new national Advanced Placement U.S. History course and exam amid arguments that they're rife with anti-American biases.
  • News
  • 5 months, 2 weeks ago
Local

Brackenridge kids welcome Final Four delegates to the Alamo

Brackenridge kids welcome Final Four delegates to the AlamoThe NCAA site selection delegation committee met with former Spur Sean Elliott and various city leaders on Wednesday at the Briscoe Museum.
  • Local
  • 5 months, 3 weeks ago
Local

SAMA reveals new program to help develop creativity in young kids

SAMA reveals new program to help develop creativity in young kidsPre-K 4 SA is working with the San Antonio Museum of Art to help develop creativity in young children.
  • Local
  • 5 months, 3 weeks ago
Local

Elementary schools join 'Meatless Monday' movement

Elementary schools join 'Meatless Monday' movement"Meatless Monday" is just what it sounds like: A day without meat. It's a trend happening across the nation, and Dripping Springs ISD is trying it out -- and cooking up some controversy.
  • Local
  • 5 months, 3 weeks ago
In Our Schools

Harlandale ISD goes looking for students who dropped out

Harlandale ISD goes looking for students who dropped outFor about 50 teens in the Harlandale ISD, classes weren't a priority this year. But teachers weren't ready to give up on them.
  • In Our Schools
  • 5 months, 3 weeks ago
In Our Schools

Military rifles, armor sent to Texas school police

Military rifles, armor sent to Texas school policeTraining to deal with school shooters is something police nationwide undertake in the wake of deadly attacks at schools.
  • In Our Schools
  • 5 months, 3 weeks ago
In Our Schools

NEISD releases smartphone app for parents, students

NEISD releases smartphone app for parents, studentsNEISD announces launch of its new mobile app. It aims to connect teachers, students and parents to district resources.
  • In Our Schools
  • 5 months, 4 weeks ago
Local

SAPD helps Judson ISD with bike patrol officer program

SAPD helps Judson ISD with bike patrol officer programSan Antonio police bike patrol officers are working with officers in Judson ISD to implement at similar program in the district.
  • Local
  • 6 months ago
Local

Schools turn students away missing vaccinations

Schools turn students away missing vaccinationsAt least some 1,200 students were missing shots for the first day of school.
  • Local
  • 6 months, 1 week ago
Local

Comal ISD employees take #IceBucketChallenge

Comal ISD employees take #IceBucketChallengeThings got a bit colder for Comal ISD employees this past week when they took the Ice Bucket Challenge to promote awareness of ALS.
  • Local
  • 6 months, 1 week ago
Education

UTSA students, neighbors could benefit from zoning plan

UTSA students, neighbors could benefit from zoning planThere are big plans at UTSA in hopes of steering the school toward Tier 1 status.
  • Education
  • 6 months, 1 week ago
In Our Schools

Houston schools top list for campus crime

Houston schools top list for campus crimeYou trust them with your children, but are Texas colleges doing enough to protect students and staff?
  • In Our Schools
  • 6 months, 1 week ago
Local

STMU law student accused of murder refuses extradition

STMU law student accused of murder refuses extraditionThe St. Mary's University law student arrested last week on murder charges refused extradition to Louisiana Thursday.
  • Local
  • 6 months, 1 week ago
In Our Schools

Districts prepare for immigrant students in Texas schools

Districts prepare for immigrant students in Texas schoolsIn many cases, school districts won't know exactly how many of the kids enroll.
  • In Our Schools
  • 6 months, 1 week ago
In Our Schools

BCSO: Dynamite reportedly found at local middle school

BCSO: Dynamite reportedly found at local middle schoolThe Bexar County Sheriff's Office confirmed to KENS 5 that dynamite was reportedly found at a local middle school.
  • In Our Schools
  • 6 months, 1 week ago