NEWS

Most 18-year-old Texans Aren’t Signed up to Vote Despite a Law Requiring Voter Registration in High Schools

When David Dzul approached his principal about setting up a voter registration drive on campus in 2019, he quickly realized...
Read More

Fort Worth ISD to be the First Texas School District to Honor the Lives of Dolores Huerta and Cesar Chavez

On March 25, the Fort Worth ISD will become the first school district in the state to honor the lives...
Read More

States push for harsher school discipline practices to address student misbehavior

School administrators and teachers are concerned about ongoing problems with student conduct that are disruptive and difficult to deal with....
Read More

Juvenile crime ticking up in Dallas and nationwide, says FBI Director

DALLAS — In Garland, a 16-year-old is wanted for the murder of two teens. In Lancaster, a 17-year-old is charged...
Read More

Office of Fort Bend County Judge KP George Launches ‘Queer Alliance’ Committee

On January 5th, the Office of Fort Bend County Judge KP George announced the official launch of the Queer Committee,...
Read More

Fort Bend Launches Queer Alliance That Will Focus on Resources for LGBTQ Community

The office of Fort Bend County Judge KP George is launching a Queer Alliance Committee.  The committee will focus on...
Read More

US Homelessness up 12% to Highest Reported Level as Rents Soar and Coronavirus Pandemic Aid Lapses

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States experienced a dramatic 12% increase in homelessness to its highest reported level as soaring rents and...
Read More

SAN ANTONIO CURRENT

News, Art, and Trending Information... … SAN ANTONIO CURRENTRead More »
Read More

A new Law in Texas, the Crown Act, prohibits Race-based Hair Discrimination

A new Texas law that prohibits race-based hair discrimination has inspired one woman to try to give back to Black...
Read More

What happens to students who get into fights at Texas schools?

HOUSTON — KHOU 11 Investigates spent several months taking a closer look at a big problem in greater Houston schools: fighting. In Texas,...
Read More

SCHOOL POLICING DISPROPORTIONATELY IMPACTS BLACK STUDENTS IN SEVERAL SAN ANTONIO SCHOOL DISTRICTS

Bella Garcia stood in front of the San Antonio Independent School District board of trustees in June and pleaded with...
Read More

A SECOND FEDERAL JUDGE RULES AGAINST EL PASO POLICE IN EXCESSIVE FORCE ALLEGATIONS

A federal judge ruled last month that an excessive force lawsuit against an El Paso Police officer will continue and...
Read More

THE VILLAGER NEWSPAPER AUGUST 20, 2021 ISSUE

A community service weekly newsletter, since 1973.  … THE VILLAGER NEWSPAPER AUGUST 20, 2021 ISSUERead More »
Read More

FORT WORTH STUDENT WITH AUTISM DIED AFTER BEING RESTRAINED AT SCHOOL. WHAT HAPPENED?

The family of 21-year-old Xavier Hernandez share stories and hurt over his death after he was restrained at Fort Worth's Boulevard Heights school. … FORT WORTH STUDENT...
Read More

ADVOCATES CONTINUE CALLS FOR HOUSTON ISD POLICE DEPARTMENT REFORM

More than one year after a band of advocacy groups and Houston ISD students united to call on the district...
Read More

REJECTING CALL TO DISBAND SAN ANTONIO ISD POLICE, TRUSTEES PLAN TO EXAMINE DISCIPLINE POLICIES

Amid the fallout from the death of George Floyd, the San Antonio Independent School District has rejected calls to disband...
Read More

JUST LIKE CITIES, SCHOOLS ARE BEING ASKED TO DROP POLICE FORCES — BUT DALLAS LEADERS SAY NO

As calls for defunding of police departments ring across the country, social-justice advocates say it should happen in schools, too....
Read More

GROUPS CALL FOR SAISD TO CHANGE THEIR MIND ON HAVING CAMPUS POLICE

Several groups are calling for San Antonio Independent School District to get rid of their campus police. … GROUPS CALL...
Read More

LETTER CALLS ON SAN ANTONIO ISD TO REEVALUATE SCHOOL POLICE FUNDING

Calls throughout the nation to defund the police have reverberated in one of San Antonio’s largest school districts, as several...
Read More

SOCIAL JUSTICE ORGANIZATIONS CALL ON AUSTIN ISD TO ABOLISH DISTRICT POLICE DEPARTMENT

Some people want Austin ISD to reconsider its police department – and four social justice organizations sent a letter to the district saying...
Read More
Scroll to Top
Contact Info