Head of embattled Texas child abuse investigations resigns after less than a year
During Robert “Rich” Richman’s short tenure, he oversaw the investigation of parents who provide gender-affirming care to their transgender children and the mishandling of allegations of sex abuse at a foster care facility.
What laws did Texas pass to make schools safer after the Santa Fe massacre? KSAT Explains
More than a dozen laws were passed in 2019 focused on school safety after the Santa Fe school shooting. KSAT Explains what is in those laws and what other measures state officials have taken since the laws were enacted.
Having ‘The Talk’: When Should Aging Parents Stop Driving?
According to statistics from the national highway traffic safety administration, there are more than 30 million senior drivers in the U.S. Many adult children worry about their aging parent’s safety and the safety of others. But talking to a parent about driving can be emotional.
Parents of 2 young children hospitalized after rollover crash on Highway 16, deputies say
The parents of two young children are hospitalized after they were ejected in a rollover crash on Highway 16 overnight, according to the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office. SAN ANTONIO – The parents of two young children are hospitalized after a rollover crash on Highway 16 overnight, according to the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office. The crash happened around 1 a.m., Sunday, in the 20900 block of Highway 16. She was ejected from the vehicle and her husband, who was in the passenger seat, was partially ejected. The crash has been ruled as an accident and alcohol and speed were not a factor.
Youth sports across the U.S. are struggling to find referees
Football has a special place in the heart for many Texans, especially high school football. But sometimes that passion can lead to trouble when parents and referees disagree on how a certain play is ruled. And that’s a problem for referees in youth sports. According to a survey conducted by the National Association of Sports Officials and published in the Harvard Gazette, adult behavior is the reason more than 75% of high school referees quit. This come as schools across the country are struggling to find referees for their games.
Woman who lost parents to DWI crash dedicates life to help prevent similar incidents
SAN ANTONIO – Erin Crawford-Bowers grew up without her parents after they were killed in a DWI wreck when she was just 8 months old. Now a mother, herself, Crawford-Bowers is hoping to prevent others from experiencing a tragedy like the one her family did 35 years ago. Though Crawford-Bowers was too young to remember the wreck, she does vividly remember how hard it was to grow up without her parents. The mother of two dedicates much of her time working with the Mothers Against Drunk Driving organization. Proceeds also help raise awareness about the dangers of drunk driving in an effort to prevent families from being ripped apart.
Parents can get free childcare on Election Day with Care.com
SAN ANTONIO – Care.com is partnering with the Armed Services YMCA to provide free childcare services to allow parents to vote on Election Day. In a recent survey conducted by the company, 89% of parents surveyed say planning childcare services is among their top priorities on Election Day. To make voting more accessible, Care.com and the Armed Services YMCA is providing free childcare to parents on Election Day at 27 locations across the country, including two in San Antonio. Here’s how it works:Parents can log onto www.asymca.org/vote to reserve a free 4-hour spot for their children at a local childcare facility, paid for by Care.com , so they can go out and vote safely on Election Day. On Election Day, Nov. 3, parents can simply drop off their kids for their reserved spot at one of the participating ASYMCA locations and head to the polls to vote.
Why it’s crucial to acknowledge the race of your adopted child
Then they found Trulight127 Ministries, a local foster and adoption agency that runs a foster care campus and offers classes for parents. Because of their skin color, there are certain tools that they need.”Her two sons are Hispanic and her daughter is African American. “Our foster families, especially when they’re adopting African American children, if you ignore the fact that they’re African American, you are setting them up to fail. “I didn’t know what to do with my daughter’s hair,” Megerson said. RELATED: Hope for a Home: Adoption questions answered
Study: San Antonio one of the top U.S. cities where adults live with their parents
SAN ANTONIO If youre an adult and you still live with your parents, youre not alone. San Antonio was named third among the top U.S. cities with adults living with their parents, whether its due to the economic downturn, high rent costs or a number of other factors. A total of 24.7% of non-students, between the ages of 25 and 40, are living with their parents in San Antonio, according to the study. The study also revealed that adult men were more likely to live with their parents than adult women, particularly in New Orleans and San Antonio. To clarify, the study did not differentiate whether these adults lived in their parents household or whether the parents lived with them -- just that they were in the same home.
Classroom Confessionals: ‘While teaching remotely is NO easy feat; I think that is presently the best option.'
AnonymousI’m an elementary teacher with asthma, and I don’t have faith in our school system keeping students and teachers safe. While teaching remotely is NO easy feat; I think that is presently the best option. AnonymousAs a high school teacher AND parent, I believe we must return to school IN-PERSON. AnonymousI’m a middle school teacher and I am very concerned for our kids, their parents / family, school staff, and myself. AnonymousWill districts pay for the daily costs of hospital stays, medicine prescriptions and other expenses when teachers, staff, and students become infected?