Updates and Insights

This past November, EMS hosted its second Lunch & Learn session where educators and community leaders from across north and east Texas convened to share their experiences using innovative, equity-building technologies to improve college and workforce outcomes. At the gathering, which was held on November 16, 2021 at the University of North Texas Dallas’s Student…

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Read the full article here at Getting Smart LEAP from the Era of Accountability to the Age of Personalization By: Dr. Chip Pettit and Dr. Eric J Ban In 2001, the passage of the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act officially marked the beginning of the accountability era in American education. Among its other provisions,…

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Now more than ever, education leaders are seeking more holistic insights to support students on their college, career, and life journey. Technology vendors are responding to this need by showing up with promises of educational equity via new and exciting dashboards. DeSoto Independent School District (ISD) is developing new and exciting dashboards as the result of a plan to address educational equity through user-centered design, digital credentials, case management, and progress monitoring dashboards.

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DALLAS, Aug. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Rural Community College Alliance (RCCA), Greater Texas Foundation (GTF) and Economic Mobility Systems (EMS) at the Commit Partnership today announced the launch of a pioneering, collaborative program to produce stronger and more equitable college and workforce outcomes for rural Texas students. Funded by a three-year $3.1 million grant from Greater Texas Foundation, the Rural College Promise…

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