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Submit Public Comments: US Dept. of Education Advisory Committees
The Southwest Regional Advisory Committee for the U.S. Department of Education will provide input on federal technical assistance priorities will be reviewing public comments along with other data and resources as part of a needs-sensing process, and they want to hear from you!
December 12-13: Texas Higher Education Leadership Conference
Each year, the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board holds a conference bringing together a dynamic and diverse group of policymakers and leaders in higher education, business, and other stakeholders to collaborate, explore new trends, and inspire innovative ideas.
Free Books for Rural Students through Books Beginning at Birth
Books Beginning at Birth is a statewide program that provides young children and their families with free to books and resources to support the development of early literacy skills and foster a love of reading.
Operation Connectivity formed to connect Texas's 5.5 million public scchool students with an e-learning device and reliable internet sufficient for learning.
Scaling Dual Enrollment in Rural Communities
This case study examines how three rural schools in Texas addressed three challenges rural schools face.
Uvalde CISD Moving Forward Foundation Updates
Uvalde CISD enters the final stretch of the Uvalde Moving Forward campaign to fund the design and construction of Uvalde's new elementary school, with updates to share.
Trellis Foundation is Hiring!
Trellis Foundation is offering a paid Fellowship position for graduate students!
September 25: Computer Science Education Virtual Meetings
Texas Computer Science Leadership Network will host monthly virtual meetings centered around topics such as building CS pathways, policies that impact diverse CS enrollment, and strategies for retaining CS teachers.
Mapping Community College Finance Systems to Develop Equitable and Effective Finance Policy
For community colleges to reach their full potential as drivers of prosperity and equity, states must create strong, stable, coherent finance systems that enable and incentivize colleges to better meet pressing state interests and student needs.
United Ways of Texas
United Ways in Texas fight for the health, education and financial stability of every person in every community.
Association of Rural Communities in Texas
ARCIT serves small cities and counties in Texas. It offers a strong voice and resource to state and federal government to promote the best practices, policies and programs for rural and small communities, while enhancing the quality of life for all Texans.
Podcast about rural education, business, and health with a mission to increase awareness and expand dialogue on the most important issues facing rural stakeholders.
What Does Being a Rural Teacher Mean to You?
Video featuring rural teachers talking about what being a rural teaching means to them. Created by the National Rural Education Association and Rural Schools Collaborative.
Texas OnCourse Academy offers webinars, tools, and resources to encourage family engagement in schools.
Rural Collaboration Toolkit
Toolkit from Empower Schools offering in-depth resources to ensure rural student and community success.
Rural Transportation: R.E.A.L Transportation
News story about the Rural Economic Assistance League providing free transportation for rural communities to and from college campuses in the Coastal Bend region.