back-to-school http://tpr.org en West ISD Faculty & Students Lean On Each Other In New School Year http://tpr.org/post/west-isd-faculty-students-lean-each-other-new-school-year <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Teachers and administrators at West </span>ISD<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> are nervously optimistic about this week’s start of a new school year four months after a massive fertilizer plant explosion </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">leveled much of the town and left West </span>ISD<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> a hollow shell.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> new school may only be a series of portable buildings, but the faculty are proud to be back.</span></p> Tue, 27 Aug 2013 18:13:16 +0000 Ryan Poppe 17390 at http://tpr.org West ISD Faculty & Students Lean On Each Other In New School Year The Source: Back To School With SAISD's New Superintendent | SAMMinistries Turns 30 http://tpr.org/post/source-back-school-saisds-new-superintendent-samministries-turns-30 <p><strong>In the first segment:</strong></p><p></p><p>Next Monday is the first day back for most public schools, including those at San Antonio Independent School District. SAISD&nbsp;heads into the new year with a new superintendent, a new set of curriculum requirements, a possible new deal with UIW, and likely a new set of challenges.</p><p>SAISD&nbsp;Superintendent <a href="http://www.saisd.net/main/index.php?option=com_content&amp;view=article&amp;id=2&amp;Itemid=99" target="_blank">Sylvester&nbsp;Perez</a>&nbsp;joins us to talk about back-to-school excitement.</p> Thu, 22 Aug 2013 17:39:45 +0000 Paul Flahive 17126 at http://tpr.org The Source: Back To School With SAISD's New Superintendent | SAMMinistries Turns 30 Community Events Could Be On Chopping Block As City Looks At Budget Cuts http://tpr.org/post/community-events-could-be-chopping-block-city-looks-budget-cuts <p>Ahead of the start of classes on Aug. 26, San Antonio City Council members are hosting community-wide back-to-school fairs in each of their districts.</p><p>At the same time, the city's budget is closing in on adoption and deep cuts will have to be made. Mayor Julián Castro is recommending a cut to member discretionary funds, which are known as City Council Project Funds and are used for community events like the back-to-school fairs.</p><p>Currently each district gets more than $61,000.</p> Wed, 07 Aug 2013 14:08:21 +0000 Ryan Loyd 16187 at http://tpr.org Community Events Could Be On Chopping Block As City Looks At Budget Cuts