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  1. Diaz Music Institute gets at-risk youth jazzed about music education

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    June 30, 2022 by HCDE-Texas

    In the more than 20 years since he founded Diaz Music Institute (DMI), a nonprofit dedicated to empowering at-risk youth …
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  2. HCDE’s Fortis Academy garners recognition on national stage

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    June 23, 2022 by HCDE-Texas

    HCDE Schools administrators gave their third consecutive presentation at the Association of Recovery Schools (ARS) 13th Annual Recovery School Conference …
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  3. HYPEd about literacy: Summer program offers youth culturally relevant literature

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    June 23, 2022 by HCDE-Texas

    For Mars Burren, a 21-year-old volunteer coordinator for HYPE Freedom School, spending the summer working with underserved youth is more …
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  4. Harris County teens recognized at Carnegie Hall

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    June 13, 2022 by HCDE-Texas

    Creative teen writers and artists from 12 Harris County school districts and 11 private schools were recognized this month through …
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  5. Choice Partners members shore up disaster recovery plans

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    May 16, 2022 by HCDE-Texas

    On Tuesday, more than 100 Choice Partners members learned the complexities of disaster recovery strategy and funding compliance during the …
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  6. Trauma-informed care: a fundamental element of school success

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    May 12, 2022 by HCDE-Texas

    May is National Mental Health Awareness Month (MHAM), a time to emphasize the significance of mental health for total wellness …
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  7. Harris County Department of Education approves recruitment, retention, referral incentives

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    May 2, 2022 by HCDE-Texas

    Last week, the Harris County Department of Education (HCDE) Board of Trustees approved a resolution allowing for recruitment and retention …
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  8. CASE for Kids site coordinators shine a light on the heart of afterschool programs

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    April 29, 2022 by HCDE-Texas

    April 25-29 is Afterschool Professionals Appreciation Week (APAW), which recognizes and advocates for individuals who work with youth during out-of-school …
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  9. School district leaders attend first Schools Division Update Luncheon

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    April 25, 2022 by HCDE-Texas

    Representatives from 12 area school districts gathered at the Irvington conference center Thursday for the first-ever Schools Division Update to …
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  10. Highpoint students explore possibilities at annual Teen Summit

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    April 25, 2022 by HCDE-Texas

    Self-empowerment was the focus of last week’s Teen Summit at Highpoint School East. “One of the things that we wanted …
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