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How CAST Schools are preparing young women for careers in STEM By Joshua Collins, Communications Coordinator, CAST Schools Over the summer, Ashley Mendez, a high school student at CAST STEM, traveled to Rice University to participate in the Carbon Dioxide (CO2) STEM CAMP hosted by ExxonMobil. Along with her classmates …

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Looking for the Right School for Your Young Learner? 

Education is not a one-size-fits-all scenario. Different children have different learning abilities, different skill sets, and different needs. Fortunately, San Antonio is now home to more than 170 schools of choice. While that is good news, it does present a challenge to families who are trying to determine the right …

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Trying to Find the Right School for Your Child? You Have Options

By Inga Cotton, Founder & Executive Director  San Antonio Charter Mom The learning landscape for today’s young students looks significantly different than it did for their parents growing up. Today, families have choices well beyond the local public school. In fact, there are over 150 schools of choice in the …

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Encouraging Middle School Students to Step Into STEM

Step Into STEM is a unique career awareness program that inspires middle school students to choose an education focused on science, technology, engineering, or mathematics to prepare for future STEM careers. A STEM education is an empowering interdisciplinary approach that generates lifelong career opportunities.

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COVID: The College & Career Challenges

COVID is a topic that has impacted anyone who has a child in high school or a college freshman. The last 2 ½ years, I believe, will prove to be some of the most challenging times in our youths’ lives. The research has already begun, and I’m hearing from university student success professionals, HS counselors, and mental health providers about the changes they are witnessing. And as a career counselor, I’m seeing it firsthand as well.

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