1) Advocacy Update! Children had several legislative wins this session. Some bills that passed include: Senate Bill 426, helping to promote evidence based parenting assistance programs; House Bill 1272 and Senate Bills 94 and 92, bolstering efforts in ending human trafficking; and, Senate Bill 376, bringing the school breakfast program to those students who need it most. To receive real time updates in the future, like us onFacebook.
2) Our most recent publication, The Future of North Texas: Assessing the Quality of Life of Our Children, has been released! This publication focuses solely on issues affecting children in our community and our recommendations for providing a better future.
3) Do you know where your school fell in the Rankings?Did you miss our tweetchat on education, the rankings, parental involvement, and wraparound services? Check it out by searching #QualityEdu and #EdChat on Twitter.
5) Mark Your Calendar:
Dallas Legislative Debrief, August 20thFort Worth Legislative Debrief, August 21st