Archive for June, 2015

Help Wanted: 11 Million College Grads

This spring more than 2 million students across the US are doing something I’ve never done. They’re graduating from college. That’s an achievement we should all celebrate. Although I dropped out of college and got lucky pursuing a career in software, getting a degree is a much surer path to success. College graduates are more […]

The 2015 National Dropout Prevention Network Conference

  The National Dropout Prevention Network (NDPN), in partnership with Texas A&M University-San Antonio, Texas Education Agency, Texas Association of School Administrators, Texas School Safety Center at Texas State University, Texas Juvenile Justice Department, Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, Texas Department of State Health Services, Northeast Independent School District, Texas Education Service Center-Region […]

Summer FUN is Reading FUN!

As our children enter the first days of summer vacation, those lovely halcyon days of summer, the last thing on their minds is homework!  They do not want to hear about tests, AR, vocabulary, comprehension questions, or book reports.  And yet, there is much in the news about the summer reading slump and the academic […]