Alamo Colleges

Loretta Nieto from Southside High School and Adriana Tapia from Frank L.  Madla High School are part of the first cohort of early college high school graduates at Palo Alto College.
Camille Phillips | Texas Public Radio

On Saturday, 204 high school seniors will be awarded associate degrees from Palo Alto College before earning their high school diploma.

They’re the first cohort to benefit from Palo Alto’s tuition-free early college high school programs, launched in 2014. According to school officials, 88 percent of students who signed up for the program four years ago earned enough college credits to graduate.

Northside ISD built a new fine arts building at Holmes High School with the proceeds from its last bond in 2014.
Provided | Northside ISD

Updated 10:06 p.m. with election results.

Northside Independent School District’s almost $850 million bond has passed, with the approval of almost 70 percent of voters.

Other results included, Southwest ISD incumbent trustees Florida Bernal, James Sullivan, Jr. and Keith Byrom were re-elected, each earning more than double the votes of their challengers.

File Photo | Ryan Loyd | TPR News

A $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor is making it a little easier for San Antonio area residents to learn how to code.

Mike Flores on the St.  Philip's College campus in March 2018. He is the incoming chancellor for the Alamo Colleges District.
Camille Phillips | Texas Public Radio

When Mike Flores takes the helm of the Alamo Colleges District Oct. 1, he’ll be the district’s first Latino chancellor, and the first to be promoted from within.

UTSA junior Karen Elliot speaks with Mike Flores, who will become the next chancellor of the Alamo Colleges District in the fall during a news conference announcing the On-TRAC program Feb. 20, 2018.
Camille Phillips / Texas Public Radio

This fall, students who apply to the University of Texas at San Antonio, but don’t quite qualify for direct admission, will have a new pathway to start at UTSA as sophomores.

Through a program called Transitioning Roadrunners at Alamo Colleges, or On-TRAC, the students will be co-enrolled at the university and one of the community colleges.