One of the allowable uses for this federal money is ensuring that districts are able to provide continuity of services moving forward. We feel the retention of our current staff, who handled the crisis extremely well last year, is one of our top priorities to ensure the continuity of services in JISD.”
Texas is one of a handful of states that have approved legislation that prescribes how teachers discuss current events and prohibits students from receiving credit for participating in civic activities.
Twenty-two teachers from various school districts are shadowing a variety of businesses this week as part of the 2021 Teacher Externship program. Career and Technical Education teachers want to see first-hand what employment opportunities are available to their students.
The Texas Association of Secondary School Principals has awarded Mary Taylor, Assistant Principal of Curriculum and Instruction at Judson Steam Academy, the first recipient of their Leadership in Diversity Award.
The Texas Tech University (TTU) School of Veterinary Medicine (SVM) is receiving $350,000 in gift funds from Bank of America to build and support a new world-class school of veterinary medicine to address the region’s growing shortage of veterinary resources.
Authorization for the Health Science Center at UT Tyler to allocate its resources to attain accreditation of a doctor of medicine (MD) program—a step needed to create a new medical school—has passed through the Texas Legislature and will soon be on its way to Governor Abbott’s desk for signature.
The commission was created to improve campus climate and culture for students and staff of all backgrounds. To achieve those goals, a mixture of six committees and task forces were formed to focus on different aspects of the university experience.
Texas educators say they’re concerned they won’t be able to have open conversations about what’s happening in the world if the Texas Legislature approves a bill that restricts how teachers can discuss current events in the classroom.
Selina Farmer, 9, of Cushing was surprised by Cushing Elementary with a circus held in her honor. A penny drive conducted by classmates helped fund the event that brought smiles to children’s faces, especially Selina’s.