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  • Nominate your outstanding 4 th -8 th graders for summer 2020 Lone Star Leadership Academy camps online at www.educationinaction.org/nominate . Outstanding 4 th -8 th graders travel to the Dallas/Fort Worth, Austin/San Antonio, or Houston/Galveston ...

  • Hi Jennifer, I find that TEA is very flexible when looking at what criteria is used for evaluation/placement. In my district, we use STAAR data to ensure students are progressing positively, but we do not use it as one of our identification criteria. ...

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    RE: Appeals

    In our DNQ letters to parents it states they can appeal the decision at the campus level. The campus gives them a GT Appeal form to complete that allows the parent to note down any other information and/or data as a further 'preponderance of evidence' ...

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    RE: Appeals

    On GT awareness night, I do include a slide about appeals (why and how), and the slideshow is posted online for reference. I also have information about appeals and the timeline in our notification of non-placement that goes out to families.  Our GT ...

  • Tish, I'd love to contact you about this. What is your email? Thanks! ------------------------------ Jennifer Rendon Williams G/T Coordinator & Teacher Harmony School Euless TX ------------------------------

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