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Educate Texas Announces Commitment to Support 100,000 Students to Earn STEM Degrees By 2020

Dec 04, 2014

Educate Texas Announces Commitment to Support 100,000 Students to Earn STEM Degrees By 2020 at the White House College Opportunity Day Of Action

Commissioners Commit $3 Million to Build Specialized, Career-Focused Early College High Schools

Feb 12, 2014

AUSTIN, Texas – Feb. 11, 2014 – For the first time, Commissioner Michael Williams from the Texas Education Agency, Commissioner Raymund Paredes of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and Chairman Andres Alcantar from the Texas Workforce Commission joined together to address many of the state’s most pressing education issues at the 2014 Educate Texas Leadership Forum, announcing a collaboration to build specialized, career-focused early college high schools and a $1 million commitment from each of the three agencies to support the effort. The commissioners also announced their plans to hold meetings with business and education leaders across the state to hear directly from them what is needed to better prepare students for the careers of the future.

Educate Texas Announces Partnership with Teaching Channel to Inspire Great Teaching

Sep 24, 2013

AUSTIN, TX – Educate Texas (EdTX), in partnership with Teaching Channel, today launches a new virtual professional development platform providing teachers and administrators across the state with high-quality, accessible, and on-demand examples of teaching and learning. Educate Texas is the first in the state and country to launch a statewide coaching initiative that combines in-person and online professional development support on the Teaching Channel Teams platform.

U.S. SECRETARY OF EDUCATION ARNE DUNCAN LAUDS EL PASO’S TRANSMOUNTAIN EARLY COLLEGE HIGH SCHOOL

Sep 10, 2013

El PASO, TX – September 10, 2013 - Today U.S Secretary of Education Arne Duncan visited El Paso’s Transmountain Early College High School (ECHS), lauding it as an innovative learning model for districts across the country.  Transmountain ECHS is a unique model that blends the rigors of early college and Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) curriculum to leverage student success in school, in the workforce and in life.

EdTX college-ready network schools achieve Met Standard rating plus all academic distinctions

Aug 15, 2013

Congratulations to the 24 schools within our network who were recognized by the Texas Education Agency for their exceptional 2012-2013 academic achievement.