Town Hall http://tpr.org en KSTX Town Hall: Graduation Rates http://tpr.org/post/kstx-town-hall-graduation-rates <p></p><p>Join Texas Public Radio for a community dialog about San Antonio’s drop out problem and search for innovative solutions.</p><p><span itemprop="description"><span class="fsl">TPR and Our Lady of the Lake University are hosting a screening of the PBS short documentaries "Skipping Up" and "I Really Want to Make It." The screening will be followed by a panel discussion on education and dropout rates hosted by TPR News Director and "The Source" Host David Martin Davies.</span></span></p> Wed, 30 Oct 2013 19:50:21 +0000 Texas Public Radio 21059 at http://tpr.org KSTX Town Hall: Graduation Rates KSTX Town Hall: Pre-K 4 SA http://tpr.org/post/kstx-town-hall-pre-k-4-sa <p>Mayor Castro's Brainpower Taskforce identified early childhood education as the best way for the city to address the city's education problem, a recommendation that led to the development of the Pre-K 4 SA program.</p><p>Since this initiative has generated such heated discussion and debate, we are bringing together representatives on different sides and disciplines who can help us shed some light and explain the viewpoints at work.</p> Tue, 18 Sep 2012 21:44:59 +0000 Texas Public Radio 907 at http://tpr.org KSTX Town Hall: Pre-K 4 SA KSTX Town Hall: The Voting Rights Act http://tpr.org/post/kstx-town-hall-voting-rights-act <p>Texas Public Radio continues its signature KSTX Town Hall series with a community conversation that examines the Voting Rights Act of 1965 and its relevancy in today’s dramatic political climate.&nbsp;</p><p>Watch the archived video of our Town Hall at <a href="http://nowcastsa.com/blogs/webcast-texas-public-radio-forum-voting-rights-act" target="_blank">NowCastSa.com</a>.</p><p><strong>The Voting Rights Act </strong></p> Tue, 20 Mar 2012 21:29:51 +0000 Texas Public Radio 915 at http://tpr.org KSTX Town Hall: Road to Rail http://tpr.org/post/kstx-town-hall-road-rail <p>On September 2010, Mayor Julián Castro announced the <a href="http://www.sa2020.org/" target="_blank">SA2020</a> initiative, an ambitious plan to transform San Antonio into a world class city while holding on to the qualities that makes our city special. &nbsp;SA2020 lays out a set of guiding visions in the areas of arts and culture, health and fitness, education, downtown development, economic competitiveness, and transportation, among other areas. Tue, 15 Nov 2011 21:09:04 +0000 Carin Lamontagne 1015 at http://tpr.org KSTX Town Hall on Immigration Reform: Exploring the DREAM Act http://tpr.org/post/kstx-town-hall-immigration-reform-exploring-dream-act <p></p><p>Hernán Rozemberg, Senior Correspondent for <a href="http://www.fronterasdesk.org/" target="_blank">Fronteras: The Changing America Desk</a>, hosted the KSTX Town Hall on Immigration Reform: Exploring the DREAM Act on September 20, 2011 at Pearl Studio in San Antonio.</p><p> Tue, 20 Sep 2011 18:06:00 +0000 Carin Lamontagne 1020 at http://tpr.org KSTX Town Hall on Immigration Reform: Exploring the DREAM Act KSTX Town Hall: Homelessness http://tpr.org/post/kstx-town-hall-homelessness <p></p><p></p><p>According to a report by the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.nlchp.org/" target="_blank"><strong>National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty</strong></a>, every night between 700,000 and 2 million men, women and children are homeless throughout the United States.</p><p></p><p>In San Antonio, the number of homeless people every night is approximately 4,000 according to SAMMinistries.</p><p></p><p>Who are the homeless? How did they end up living on the street? And how can we help them overcome obstacles as they strive to improve their lives and be self-sustaining?</p> Wed, 22 Dec 2010 17:36:30 +0000 Texas Public Radio 1655 at http://tpr.org KSTX Town Hall: Homelessness