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Helping Texas Students Achieve Successful Futures

A leading catalyst for progress, Educate Texas, a public-private initiative of Communities Foundation of Texas, is an innovative alliance of public and private groups that share a common goal: strengthening the public education system so that every Texas student is prepared for success in school, in the workforce, and in life.

Educate Texas Celebrates The Value Of STEM Education

Educate Texas is excited about the continued committment from Texas Instruments Foundation to the Lancaster Independent School District and Science, Technologym, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education. The following video celebrates the value of STEM education for the future of our students.

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An Entire School District Focused on STEM? Yup, That’s What This Funder Is Backing

We've written a lot about grants for STEM education at the K-12 level, many coming from corporate funders that are worried about the long-term supply of skilled workers for their industries. But we've never seen things this before: a funder angling to gear a whole school district toward STEM. Is this taking the STEM funding craze too far?And what does it say about the influence of private philanthropy over public education? Read on.

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Lancaster ISD: 2015 STEM Grant Announcement Recap

On Monday, The Texas Instruments (TI) Foundation announced a grant of up to $2.2 million to Educate Texas to accelerate the development of a Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) district in the Lancaster Independent School District (LISD)! Here is a video recap of the media event!

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Educate Texas to Host Early College High School Professional Learning Series

Educate Texas is pleased to announce that they will host a professional learning series for Early College High Schools (ECHS) and their higher education partners focusing on the instructional component of ECHS implementation.

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ECHS Professional Learning Series: Dallas

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ECHS Professional Learning Series: Houston

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ECHS Professional Learning Series: San Antonio

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