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Real Stories

Every day, great things are happening in Texas public schools.

We’re proud to share a handful of real stories:

  • U.S. teacher of the year Shanna Peeples

    As the 2015 National Teacher of the Year, Texan Shanna Peeples represents the best of more than 3 million educators in classrooms across the country.
  • Arlington ISD, Slaton ISD teachers earn $25,000 Milken Educator Award

    Award recognizes TAP master teacher.
  • Elementary schools recognized for national reading contests

    Students, teachers from two San Marcos CISD elementaries recognized in top three performers of national reading contest.
  • CTE program accelerates career readiness

    Graduates can leave high school already licensed, certified, and ready to work, further down a career path than a senior could have been five years ago.
  • ImagiNation Runs Wild

    Students combine what they learn in school with their own interests to define problems and create innovative solutions to those problems.