Category: News

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Aug2016
Texas Republican senators sparred over the benefits of pre-kindergarten on Tuesday, with some GOP members of the Senate Education Committee saying far more data is needed to prove it is worth the investment, while others said it is too soon to judge the effectiveness of a new grant program Gov. ... Read More

17

Aug2016
The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) is preparing to welcome several programs operated by the Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services (DARS) to the Workforce Solutions system on Sept. 1, 2016. Read More

15

Aug2016
Bipartisan legislation introduced by U.S. Rep. Ryan Costello (R-PA) on Wednesday would strengthen the ability of schools to provide career and technical education (CTE) that equips students with high-demand skills. Read More

31

Jul2016
The latest news, success stories and informational resources in the world of workforce. Read More

29

Jul2016
The Mission EDC, Workforce Solutions Lower Rio Grande Valley and Code RGV have launched an innovative new program – a coding boot camp – that will provide highly sought after computer training for dozens of students with the help of a collaborative matching state grant. Read More

26

Jul2016
Texas Association of Business CEO Bill Hammond discusses why ‪the Texas Legislature should fund full-day pre-k‬. Children who attend quality pre-k programs are more likely to stay in school, graduate and attend college. Read More

24

Jul2016
State has experienced job growth in 14 of the past 15 months. Read More

21

Jul2016
The White House today announced a new program, led by The Solar Foundation, with the National Association of Workforce Boards serving as a key partner, to help train more Americans for careers in the rapidly expanding solar workforce. Read More

21

Jul2016
Commissioner Raymund Paredes told the 15-member State Board of Education it isn't doing enough to prepare students for college. Read More

15

Jul2016
More than 20 Texas school districts have turned down state grant money to bolster their pre-kindergarten programs because the amount offered isn’t enough to cover required improvements. Read More

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