Tag: Texans Care for Children

Launching the TX Early Childhood English Learner Initiative

Visit the New Website at BilingualTexas.org   The Policy Roadmap contains recommendations to the Legislature, the Texas Education Agency, the Texas Workforce Commission, schools, child care programs, and others for implementing smart strategies for English Learners in pre-k, other early grades, and child care.   The recommendations will help Texas respond to learning loss during the COVID-19 pandemic and reach the goals state legislators… Read more »

$1.3 Million Awarded to Train Mental Health Policy Fellows and Peer Policy Fellows in Texas

Ten nonprofit advocacy groups received a total of $1.3 million in grants over two years to hire in-house policy or peer policy fellows. The Mental Health Policy Academy and Fellowsinitiative, launched in 2010, builds both individual and organizational capacity for effective mental health policy and advocacy work. Fellows receive intensive training, education and experience in mental health policy while host organizations benefit from additional… Read more »