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1901, 2017

What Did HB4 Mean for Dallas County Schools?

By |January 19th, 2017|Advocacy, Early Childhood|0 Comments

When House Bill 4 was passed by the 84th Texas legislature in 2015, it was simultaneously applauded and criticized. The author of the bill, state Rep. Dan Huberty, R-Houston, said he wanted “to make sure that we do the right thing for our little kids.” Governor Greg Abbott heralded the bill as a move toward advancing quality Pre-K education. Lawmakers championed the bill as a way to boost quality Pre-K programs. It did not seek to expand Pre-K to serve children who are not eligible under federal guidelines. The bill, they said, was to make sure quality Pre-K was offered, [...]

3011, 2016

Uplift Education Integrates Data to Drive Student Success

By |November 30th, 2016|Bright Spots|0 Comments

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1611, 2016

Dallas County Family Empowerment Pilot: How Dallas is Building Brains and the Future

By |November 16th, 2016|Bright Spots|0 Comments

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1011, 2016

Volunteer to Impact our Future

By |November 10th, 2016|General|0 Comments

Times of transition, and in particular the transition we are all experiencing with the Presidential election, often create significant emotional reactions. Some of us feel encouraged, while others feel despair. And identifying how we as individuals can make our own positive impact can be overwhelming. I read recently that voting in an election in many ways is the least we can do, and I believe that the most we can do is to personally work to bring about the change that we want to see in our world. There has been significant talk of voters in this election who feel [...]

111, 2016

Coppell ISD: Pre-Kindergarten Registration Campaign Increases Pre-K Applications

By |November 1st, 2016|Bright Spots|0 Comments

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2010, 2016

Readers 2 Leaders and Jubilee Park Help Reverse Summer Reading Loss

By |October 20th, 2016|Bright Spots|0 Comments

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410, 2016

Dallas ISD’s ACE Program: Bringing Together Great Educators Leads to Turnaround Success for High-Needs Schools

By |October 4th, 2016|Bright Spots|0 Comments

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2209, 2016

Cedar Hill ISD Helps More Students Access Financial Aid and College

By |September 22nd, 2016|Bright Spots|0 Comments

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3108, 2016

Mesquite ISD: Eco. Dis. Students Outperform the State’s

By |August 31st, 2016|Bright Spots|0 Comments

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1708, 2016

Trinity River Mission H20 Program: Using Data to Create Differentiated Interventions

By |August 17th, 2016|Bright Spots|0 Comments

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