www.achievetexas.org Achieve Texas assists students in preparing for secondary and postsecondary opportunities, career preparation and advancement, meaningful work, and active citizenship. It includes information and programs of study linked to the 16 federally defined Career Clusters.
www.collabforchildren.org Collaborative for Children is a non-profit Houston organization that works to improve the quality of early care and education in the Houston area. Partnering with families and community-based organizations, it focuses its programs and services on young children, from birth to age six.
www.edweek.org/ew/ Free on-line newsletters on topics related to education.
www.edutopia.org Funded by the George Lucas Foundation, this site provides information and inspiration for innovative teaching in K-12 Schools.
www.houstonaplus.org The Houston A+ Challenge is an independent nonprofit that has been actively supporting public school reform efforts in the Greater Houston area since 1997. Their initiatives aim to help educators create and sustain great schools based on strong relationships and rigorous instruction that is relevant to students and their post-secondary aspirations. Event – A National Middle School Summit
http://www.ncld.org National Center for Learning Disablities works to ensure that the nation’s 15 million children, adolescents and adults with learning disabilities have every opportunity to succeed in school, work and life.
NCLD provides essential information to parents, professionals and individuals with learning disabilities, promotes research and programs to foster effective learning and advocates for policies to protect and strengthen educational rights and opportunities.
www.raiseyourhandtexas.org Raise Your Hand Texas is a bipartisan group of business and community leaders, parents and tax payers dedicated to strengthening and improving our public schools.
www.texaseducationinfo.org Texas PK-16 Public Education Information Resource (TPEIR) is a project designed to provide stakeholders in public education – including but not limited to administrators, educators, state leadership, researchers, and professional organizations – with ready access to public primary, secondary, and higher education information for purposes of research, planning, policy, and decision-making.