The Urban Education Institute at UTSA surveyed students and families in select school districts across Bexar County and CAST Schools to document how COVID-19 affected teaching and learning, and what lessons we can learn from this experience.

Learning at CAST has always extended beyond the four walls of the classroom. The research showed how leveraging our CAST pillars of co-creation, equity, student-led and real-world learning better prepared both students and teachers to effectively pivot to distance learning.

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Research shows some distance-learning lessons deepen student engagement
By Nicole Foy, UTSA Urban Education Institute

SAISD wraps up first week of remote learning for new school year
Student coalition looking ahead to gradually return to campus.

Aysha, a Senior at the Advanced Learning Academy and member of the SAISD Student Coalition, shares her thoughts on going back to school.
By Jessie Degollado and Bill Caldera, KSAT

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SAISD trustees ask voters to approve two bond propositions totaling $1.3 billion in November
By Alia Malik, San Antonio Express-News

The schools on the project list include all 13 that received renovations under the $450 million bond that voters approved four years ago, along with CAST Med, which opened last year in a former Texas A&M University San Antonio building that was renovated with startup funding from H-E-B and private donations.

San Antonio: Architect Chosen for BiblioTech at CAST Tech High School
by Adolfo Pesquera, Virtual Builders Exchange


Refer a freshman and help us fill our remaining seats.

Our small, career-focused schools prepare students to tackle the challenges of the future. The Advanced Learning Academy, CAST Lead, CAST Med and CAST STEM have a few spots remaining for current 9th graders.

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