Stories

Lending a hand where it’s needed most: Why one couple left Stone Oak for the East Side

Through their nonprofit SA Heals, Charles and Jennifer Foltz are trying to change lives in their drastically different, and distressed, neighborhood on the East Side.

SAISD takes another step deeper into charter school waters

Monday night at its regular meeting, the SAISD board is expected to approve a charter takeover of its lowest performing elementary school.

Federal judge says Texas still needs oversight to fix its ‘broken’ foster care system

In a 116-page order, U.S. District Judge Janis Graham Jack said Texas has dragged its heels on foster care reform and said the state continues to need oversight as it tries to fix its system.

How one artist drew his way out of homelessness

Lanier High School graduate Albert Gonzales wants to inspire young people with his art and his story of turmoil.

San Antonio’s generosity, ZIP code by ZIP code

We took a close look at charitable giving numbers in every part of Bexar County to find out who is giving their fair share.

Fighting the urge to segregate San Antonio’s schools

In San Antonio and across the nation, the terms “good school” and “white school” are often synonymous. While traditional districts wrestle with the reality of parental appetite for homogeneous schools, one district aims to disrupt the segregation market.