Education and Workforce

A Classroom Education for the Real World

Amadeo Torres Ortiz, 15, rides 45 minutes every morning to attend Centers for Applied Sciences and Technology (CAST) Tech, and he’s not the only one who spends close to an hour in morning traffic. While the high school is definitely

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SA Reads

SAReads Promotes Literacy with Tutoring and Books

When Molly Cox, SA2020 President/CEO was in St. Louis earlier this year for a Lumina Foundation convening, she got into a discussion with one of our longtime partners, Audree Hernandez, a regional director for the College Advising Corps. They talked

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College SIgning Day

‘Tis the Season for Some Deadlines

So, we’re in the middle of the holiday break. That means it’s time for relaxation, family time, a little TV, and… deadlines…?!? Yes, deadlines. Here’s the deal: the first part of the year is when all the things for kids are due.

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El Gran Debate

This summer, students from the National Hispanic Institute (NHI) at San Antonio won their third consecutive Ambassador Great Debate championship. Ramiro Rodríguez, a member of the team, shares his experience–in both Spanish and English. Una enorme experiencia que recordare por el

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It’s a THREEPEAT for SA at the NHI Great Debate!

Yes! It is true. The National Hispanic Institute (NHI) at San Antonio generated another high school class of fantastic freshman to win the Ambassador Great Debate in Austin, Texas from July 22-July 26, 2015. The mission of the National Hispanic

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Late nights, learning, and loving code

After a great SoHacks last year, we decided it was time to have a SoHacks 2. Our youth hackathon was endorsed by SA2020 as “Certified Awesome” because we’re helping move the needle on education and STEM in San Antonio by getting students

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Sistas in Business recognized by SAISD Board

Sistas in Business will be recognized by the San Antonio Independent School District Board of Directors, Monday, April 20, 2015 at 5:30 pm at their board meeting, which will take place at 406 Barrera Road. As a result of working

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