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Free Webinar | Make your classroom library a welcoming space!

Encourage a Love of Reading Language, Literacy, Lounging, and Laughing: Rethink the Library Monday, December 17, 2018 | 12:30 p.m. CT  – Recording will be available later Register Here – https://goo.gl/tVdSer In an early childhood sett…

ELPS Toolkit and Observation Guide in January

  ELPS Toolkit Overview: The revised ELPS Toolkit is your convenient and comprehensive resource for effective lesson development. It is designed to help teachers incorporate the ELPS when planning lessons and delivering instruction. This interactive tr…

Final Adjustments to IDEA-B Formula, Preschool and Discretionary Deaf

2018-2019 Final Amounts Final amounts for programs in the 2018-2019 Special Education Consolidated Grant Application are now available on the Grants Administration Division Federal Entitlements web page. TEA staff will initiate budget adjustments to th…

Texas High Schools Lost 1 in 5 Students Last Year

San Antonio (December 6, 2018) –  The Texas high school attrition rate has declined from 24 percent last year to 22 percent in 2017-18 – the lowest rate in over three decades. In 1985-86, when IDRA conducted the state’s first attritio…

6 facts about English language learners in U.S. public schools

There were nearly 5 million English language learners in U.S. public schools in fall 2015, according to the most recent available data from the National Center for Education Statistics. This represented 9.5% of U.S. public school enrollees, an increase…

Free 3-Part Webinar: Building Safety and Connection in Foster and Adoptive Families

*From the Conscious Discipline blog – Across our country, there are thousands of children in the foster care system who need permanent family connections to carry them into adulthood. Conscious Discipline celebrates the countless families who say…

Write Powerful PLAAFPs and Standards-Based Goals!

There are many aspects to writing a complete Individualized Education Program (IEP). This one-day training will focus on writing powerful PLAAFP statements which will lead to student-focused goals.  Participants will leave with easy-to-use tools to sup…

Register today for Science for All!

Are you looking for ways to meet the diverse needs of students in your science classroom?   The Science for All workshop will explore evidence-based instructional strategies designed to help all students, especially struggling learners, make progr…

STAAR Alternate 2 Waiver Request is open for public comment

The Texas Education Agency (TEA) has posted the draft Texas Waiver Request Regarding STAAR Alternate 2 for public comment on the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR®) Alternate 2 webpage. For the second year, Texas is requesting a w…

Encourage a Love of Reading Read It Once, Read It Twice, Read It Once Again – FREE Webinar

Only through deep, analytical book discussions can children truly benefit from the dynamic characters, rich vocabulary, and powerful social-emotional themes that present themselves in high-quality children’s literature. Join us for the first event in t…

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