Category Archives: Education Accomplishments

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03.13.2015 | EDUCATION ACCOMPLISHMENTS, EMPLOYEE GIVING, HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS, MAKES AUSTIN GREATER, MIDDLE SCHOOL MATTERS

Farmers Insurance Group Promotes Literacy in Dove Springs

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Recent studies reveal that approximately 53 percent of fourth graders report reading recreationally almost every day - but that ... Read More >

 

01.27.2015 | EDUCATION ACCOMPLISHMENTS, SUCCESS BY 6

Tapestry Foundation grant will expand Play To Learn

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In 2011, United Way for Greater Austin launched the Play To Learn program, made possible through a Tapestry Foundation grant. As a ... Read More >

 

01.13.2015 | EDUCATION ACCOMPLISHMENTS, GIVING SOCIETIES, SUCCESS BY 6, WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP COUNCIL

Dr. Leah Newkirk Meunier on “Leaning In”

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We are pleased to feature our very own Leah Newkirk Meunier, Ph.D. in an upcoming Lean In Panel, a sold-out UWATX signature event ... Read More >

 

12.12.2014 | EDUCATION ACCOMPLISHMENTS, SUCCESS BY 6

UWATX Presents at TX Statewide Early Learning Summit

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Last week, the cities of Fort Worth and Austin co-hosted a summit on early learning. This summit was the culmination of the ... Read More >

 

10.01.2014 | EDUCATION ACCOMPLISHMENTS, MIDDLE SCHOOL MATTERS

Target Graduation End of Year Results: “The services are valuable, needed and much appreciated!”

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Target Graduation 2014 End of Year ResultsUnited Way for Greater Austin is pleased to report that our Target Graduation program ... Read More >

 
United Way for Great Austin and Success by Six

09.24.2014 | EDUCATION ACCOMPLISHMENTS, SUCCESS BY 6, WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP COUNCIL

Success By 6 Center Project Results

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The need for servicesAnyone who has a toddler of their own, or has spent any amount of time around a 2-year-old, knows that these ... Read More >

 
Bavu Blakes, 7th grade teacher at Decker Middle School

05.06.2014 | EDUCATION ACCOMPLISHMENTS, MIDDLE SCHOOL MATTERS, SUCCESS STORIES

One of the many teachers we appreciate

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Since it's National Teacher Day and Teacher Appreciation Week, we are saying a warm & heartfelt thank you to one of the many ... Read More >

 
VPL students at Webb Middle School

03.20.2014 | AMPLIFY AUSTIN, EDUCATION ACCOMPLISHMENTS, HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS, MAKES AUSTIN GREATER, MIDDLE SCHOOL MATTERS, SUCCESS STORIES, YOUNG LEADERS SOCIETY

A middle school perspective on leadership

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On the surface, these students look like any other boys in the St. John's neighborhood - Jose is a Webb Middle School student who ... Read More >

 
YLS members & recruits get involved at Decker!

03.12.2014 | EDUCATION ACCOMPLISHMENTS, HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS, MAKES AUSTIN GREATER, MIDDLE SCHOOL MATTERS, YOUNG LEADERS SOCIETY

YLS & student leaders expand the Decker Middle School Garden!

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Last month, a small group of volunteers gathered at Decker Middle School to work on the community garden.  We were current YLS ... Read More >

 
Success By 6 helps young children

02.19.2014 | EDUCATION ACCOMPLISHMENTS, SUCCESS BY 6

Success By 6 supports Austin’s most vulnerable children

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In 2005, we launched our Success By 6 program - and made a commitment to support our youngest and most vulnerable children. We ... Read More >

 
 
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