Policy Summit

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Policy Summit

On March 9, 2017, Diplomás will host a half-day Policy Summit at the UTSA Downtown Campus to discuss advocacy and its role in promoting Latino student success. Deborah Santiago, co-founder, Chief Operating Officer and Vice President for Policy at Excelencia in Education will share examples of successful advocacy efforts from around the country. Elected officials, […]

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Math Matters! Summit

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Math Matters! Summit

Join us as we discuss the relationship between the highest levels of mathematics mastered by high school students and subsequent education outcomes. The “State of Math” in Bexar County will be followed by an important panel discussion about math and how it is affecting equity for our San Antonio students. This is a free event.

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Domain IV: Indicators Beyond STAAR

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Domain IV: Indicators Beyond STAAR

Under the new A-F accountability system, chronic absenteeism is a crucial indicator for elementary and middle schools. Domain IV: Postsecondary Readiness, will account for 35% of a campuses’ overall grade. For the elementary level, the entire 35% will be based on the chronic absenteeism rate. For middle schools, half of the 35% will be based […]

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Northwest Vista College Partners with P16Plus

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Northwest Vista College Partners with P16Plus

A group of students from Northwest Vista College’s Advanced Video Production class chose P16Plus as the topic of their final project for the Fall 2016 semester. The students worked with P16plus staff for a month to create a video describing the work that P16Plus does in the community. Their efforts were greatly appreciated!

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San Antonio Youth Commission Starts the Year Strong

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San Antonio Youth Commission Starts the Year Strong

It’s only October, but the San Antonio Youth Commissioners have been busy planning events and learning about their community. 20 commissioners representing each city council district have been meeting since August to plan outreach efforts and get more connected to their city.

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    Policy Summit

    On March 9, 2017, Diplomás will host a half-day Policy Summit at the UTSA Downtown Campus to discuss advocacy and its role in promoting Latino student success. Deborah Santiago, co-founder, Chief Operating Officer and Vice President for Policy at Excelencia in Education will share examples of successful advocacy efforts from around the country. Elected officials, local students and representatives from UTSA will define what advocacy is and why it is important.
    View Story

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    Math Matters! Summit

    Join us as we discuss the relationship between the highest levels of mathematics mastered by high school students and subsequent education outcomes. The “State of Math” in Bexar County will be followed by an important panel discussion about math and how it is affecting equity for our San Antonio students. This is a free event.
    View Story

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    Domain IV: Indicators Beyond STAAR

    Under the new A-F accountability system, chronic absenteeism is a crucial indicator for elementary and middle schools. Domain IV: Postsecondary Readiness, will account for 35% of a campuses’ overall grade. For the elementary level, the entire 35% will be based on the chronic absenteeism rate. For middle schools, half of the 35% will be based on the rates of chronic absenteeism, while the other half will be based on the 7-8 annual dropout rate. View Story

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    Northwest Vista College Partners with P16Plus

    A group of students from Northwest Vista College’s Advanced Video Production class chose P16Plus as the topic of their final project for the Fall 2016 semester. The students worked with P16plus staff for a month to create a video describing the work that P16Plus does in the community. Their efforts were greatly appreciated!
    View Story

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    San Antonio Youth Commission Starts the Year Strong

    It’s only October, but the San Antonio Youth Commissioners have been busy planning events and learning about their community. 20 commissioners representing each city council district have been meeting since August to plan outreach efforts and get more connected to their city.
    View Story