Category Archives: Education Accomplishments

12.27.2016 | EDUCATION ACCOMPLISHMENTS, MAKES AUSTIN GREATER, SUCCESS BY 6

Play To Learn: Filling Gaps in the Digital Divide

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United Way for Greater Austin (UWATX) is committed to developing innovative programs that enable low income families to have ... Read More >

 
Austin ISD Pre-K3

05.06.2016 | AUSTIN TRENDS, EDUCATION ACCOMPLISHMENTS, MAKES AUSTIN GREATER, SUCCESS BY 6

AISD Doubles Capacity For Pre-K3 Next Year

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(Via Austin ISD Press Release) Austin ISD will nearly double its capacity to teach prekindergarten for three-year-olds (Pre-K3) ... Read More >

 
Mayor Adler and Paul Cruz at early childhood briefing

02.08.2016 | AUSTIN TRENDS, EDUCATION ACCOMPLISHMENTS, SUCCESS BY 6

Success By 6, Local Leaders Give Updates to Stakeholders

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UWATX held a breakfast briefing event at Google Fiber on February 5th to update business and philanthropic leaders and ... Read More >

 
AISD preschool student

12.16.2015 | EDUCATION ACCOMPLISHMENTS, SUCCESS BY 6

Math and Literacy Results Show Huge Strides For At-Risk Kids

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One thing that sets United Way for Greater Austin apart from other non-profits is that all of our programs are research-based and ... Read More >

 
School Action Readiness Plan SRAP

05.20.2015 | EDUCATION ACCOMPLISHMENTS, SUCCESS BY 6

UWATX Unveils the SRAP 2015-2018

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SRAP 2012-2015 In 2012, UWATX unveiled the first phase of the School Readiness Action Plan (SRAP), an ambitious three-year plan to ... Read More >

 
Alejandro Gongora, Michael Williams and Rebecca Benz

05.14.2015 | EDUCATION ACCOMPLISHMENTS, MIDDLE SCHOOL MATTERS

Principal Alejandro Góngora Wins OST Award

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The end of the school year is a time to stop and celebrate successes, and that’s especially true for Austin’s Out-of-School Time ... Read More >

 
UWATX Wins Common Good Award

04.30.2015 | EDUCATION ACCOMPLISHMENTS, SUCCESS BY 6

UWATX Wins Common Good Award

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United Way for Greater Austin received a 2015 United Way Common Good Award for our work in early childhood development. The award ... Read More >

 
Mainspring Schools

04.22.2015 | EDUCATION ACCOMPLISHMENTS, SUCCESS BY 6

School Readiness Action Plan Three-Year Update

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SRAP (2012-2015) United Way for Greater Austin is the leader of a large community coalition dedicated to ensuring that all ... Read More >

 
Students at Lucy Read Pre-K

04.22.2015 | AUSTIN TRENDS, EDUCATION ACCOMPLISHMENTS, SUCCESS BY 6

AISD Grant Will Provide Pre-K For Nearly 500 Low-Income Kids

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There a strong correlation between high-quality early childhood education and overall academic success. This trend is even more ... Read More >

 
​Principal Góngora of Decker Middle School in Manor

03.19.2015 | EDUCATION ACCOMPLISHMENTS, MAKES AUSTIN GREATER, MIDDLE SCHOOL MATTERS, SUCCESS STORIES, YOUNG LEADERS SOCIETY

Meet Principal Alejandro Góngora

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"On Time, On Task and On a Mission." These are the words that are displayed in the Decker Middle School hallway and echoed through ... Read More >

 
 
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