Featured Educational Grants

The Deep East Texas College and Career Alliance (DETCCA) is a collaboration of six small rural school districts and institutions of higher education in the Deep East Texas region. The goal of this initiative is to increase the number of students that graduate from high school with a post-secondary market-valued credential by the end of the 12th grade. Click here for the brochure with more information.

The TEMPLE Read-Aloud Project provides preschool and kindergarten educators with specific, research-based read-aloud routine and math-focused books that focus on the combined development of literacy skills (e.g., language, reading) (e.g., counting, comparison, geometry). Click here for more information and downloadable classroom resources.

Additional Education Resources

Brookings and Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board: Provides analysis on job quality and demand by Texas sub-regions.

Texas Education Agency (TEA) Newly Certified and New Teacher Hires Dashboards: Provide an improved understanding of the routes to newly hired educators, as well as the relationship between teacher preparation, certification pathways, and new teacher hires in Texas public schools.

Texas Education Agency: Provides information and other data about student performance, spending, and legislation implementation for the 1,200 districts and charters across Texas.

Texas 2036: Provides unique data visualizations, tools, and maps to track progress across Texas on key indicators, including education and workforce, health and human services, infrastructure, demographics, natural resources, justice and safety, government performance, and the economy.

Texas 8th Grade Cohorts Tracked through Higher Education: The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) follows cohorts of students who attend 8th grade in a Texas public school for 11 years to determine student outcomes including four years of high school, and six years of higher education. Click here.