Archive for February, 2016

Yes, You SHOULD attend TLA Annual Conference – You are Worth It

 Originally posted 2/15/2016 By Jennifer LaBoon, Fort Worth ISD Coordinator, Library Technology        TLA Annual Conference is right around the corner! It’s time to get your travel plans to Houston finalized and get registered for what will be the best conference ever! A year ago, I wrote about the rationale for […]

Save the Date – Region 10 Early Childhood Summer Conference

The Region 10 Team is hard at work planning our 2016 Summer Conference – Now4Forever: Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead! The event will be held July 26-28 and is an exciting time for individuals involved the field of early childhood to come together and gain valuable knowledge. Once again, we are holding the event simultaneously at two […]

Education in America: The Low-Income Gap (Video)

JAN 29, 2016 Nearly half of all public school students come from low-income families. And yet, new data show that low-income students are graduating at far lower rates than their peers. In 2014, only 74.6 percent of low-income students graduated, compered to 89 percent of non-low-income students—a 14.4 percentage point gap. The American Graduate video below […]

2016 Building a Grad Nation Data Brief

OVERVIEW OF 2013-14 HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION RATES The Building a Grad Nation Data Brief highlights state high school graduation rate trends, with a focus on the graduation rates for key groups of students. For the first time, the Data Brief includes 50 state reports detailing graduation rate progress. A precursor to the annual Building a […]

Charting The Way Forward

Strategy: a plan, method, or series of maneuvers or stratagems for obtaining a specific goal or result For the past nine months, nearly 100 people working in teams have undertaken a process to establish a new strategic plan to guide the work of Region 10 ESC. The three purposes for our center as originally outlined […]

February is Library Lover’s Month

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