Students walk across the Trinity University campus on Feb. 6, 2018.
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San Antonio’s only highly selective college has received an unprecedented number of applications the past few years.

That’s let Trinity University drop from a 65 percent acceptance rate in 2014 down to a 38 percent acceptance rate this past fall.

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Speaking to a room full of San Antonio’s business leaders Friday, Superintendent Pedro Martinez told them he and his staff would make sure the children attending the San Antonio Independent School District are receiving a good education.

But he said he needed the help of the business community to reduce the city’s economic segregation.

At Cambridge Elementary in the Alamo Heights ISD, visitors give their driver's license to the front desk, and are screened against a sexual predator list before being admitted.
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The day after a school shooting in south Florida claimed 17 lives, San Antonio area schools made counselors available for students and staff in case they needed support.

Parents pick up students outside North East ISD's LEE High School.
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Updated Feb. 16

After decades of growth, enrollment is declining at San Antonio’s second largest school district. This school year, the North East Independent School District saw its biggest drop yet: almost 1,500 students.

Courtesy Vanessa Velazquez

Local nonprofit SA2020 recently released its 2017 impact report, tracking the city's progress in various cause areas to improve conditions within San Antonio communities.