Neighborhood Navigators

Neighborhood Navigators

Making the journey out of poverty

Education Barriers

Education Barriers

Jacob Workman talks to Elia Moreno about Education Barriers.

Educational Success

Educational Success

How can students achieve educational success?

Resources

Resources

Resources

Check out the dozens of resources to help students graduate.

Watch Online

Watch Online

Check out interviews with Damon Lopez and Dr. Donna Beegle.

Student Video Contest

Student Video Contest

Check out the student submitted videos encouraging their friends to stay in school.

American Graduate

Davis Calls for Expanded Technical Job Training

Posted by Edgar Walters Texas Tribune

Saying she wants to expand Texas high schoolers’ access to technical job training programs, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis announced a plan to create a Career-Technical Coordinating Board.

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The Gold

Posted by Elia Moreno

I sit and look across the field before me, completely covered with young people. From where I sit they all look like ants. Tents set up on the top of each hill all filled with laughter and food. 

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Do all the good you can

Posted by Elia Moreno

I was feeling wimpy, alas an opportunity to rest. Again this morning I am feeling puny but I couldn't get my self to stay in bed.

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My White Skirt

Posted by Elia Moreno

I was careful all day, not to soil my cute white skirt. I succeeded.  It was 5:00 and my skirt, still white. My phone rang, a potential Neighbor. "Mina," she said. "Hello Mina, how can I help you?" She spoke softly, "Can you stop by my house today?"

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Texas Posts Top High School Graduation Rates, Again

Posted by Morgan Smith Texas Tribune

As Texas education officials announced the third year of record-breaking high school graduation rates on Tuesday, critics continued to raise questions about the method the state uses to calculate them.

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Does AP U.S. History Contain Common Core?

Posted by Morgan Smith Texas Tribune

Hey, Texplainer: If high school students take AP U.S. history, does that mean they are studying Common Core? Wouldn't that be illegal in Texas?

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Texas Delays Rollout of New Teacher Evaluations

Posted by Morgan Smith Texas Tribune

Texas Education Commissioner Michael Williams told federal education officials the state would take an additional year to pilot a new teacher evaluation system based in part on student standardized test performance.

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Panhandle PBS to present at Instructional Strategies Conference

Posted by Beau Waldrop

Panhandle PBS is excited to present two break-out sessions on PBS LearningMedia at Region 16 Education Service Center's Instructional Strategies Conference: Impacting Student Achievement PK-12 on July 29th.

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As Teacher Pay Lags, Attrition and Class Size Grow

Posted by Morgan Smith Texas Tribune

Stacked up against other states, Texas public schools could win the best-bang-for-your-buck competition. The state spends less than most others, and its students perform better than many.

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Texas Starts to Have Company in Position on Common Core

Posted by Morgan Smith Texas Tribune

State legislatures are scrambling to renounce Common Core standards as a grassroots movement builds against them. But their most vocal and earliest opponent was Texas.

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