Texas Education Agency
Resources for Military Families in Texas – site provided by the Texas Education Agency
STAAR™ (The State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness) - STAAR™ will replace the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS), which is the criterion-referenced assessment program that has been in place since 2003. STAAR™ includes the 12 end-of-course (EOC) assessments mandated by SB 1031 in 2007 and the new grade 3–8 assessments mandated by HB 3 in 2009. The new tests will be implemented in the 2011–2012 school year.
TEA Performance Reporting Home Page - The reports on this site provide extensive information on staff, finances, programs, and demographics for each school and district.
Academic Excellence Indicator System (AEIS) – from this site you can access AEIS reports for every public school, district, or region of Texas (2009-10 reports available in November 2010). AEIS pulls together a wide range of information on the performance of students in each school and district in Texas every year.
Accountability Rating System for Texas Public Schools and Districts – system used to rate Texas public schools and school districts (released each summer at end of July or first of August).
Adequately Yearly Progress (AYP) Reports – accountability provisions from the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act
Texas Student Success Initiative (SSI) – created by TEA to ensure that all students succeed in reading and math with regards to state testing requirements.
Student Success Initiative (SSI) Online Resources – online resources provided by TEA through the Texas Math Initiative
Wilder Intermediate Veteran's Day
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Other Education Resources for Parents
Joint Base San Antonio
School Liaisons Newsletter "Success Xpress"- produced 6-10 times a year to share imporatnt information with its community partners. Archived issues are at the bottom of their webpage.
Web Resources for parents and other downloadable documents are also available.
Military Child Education Coalition – web site offers helpful publications, research, technology, application, and other links for military parents
Student Online Achievement Resources (SOAR) - Site provided in partnership of the Military Impacted Schools Association (MISA), The Princeton Review, SkillsTutuor and The University of Northern Iowa. SOAR is a program for military families and the school districts that serve them. It aims to address the unique challenges facing military children in our nation's public schools, while benefiting the overall student population.
Free Online Tutoring for Military Service Members and Dependents - All eligible U.S. military families have unlimited access to Tutor.com provided by the Department of Defense. Military service members and their dependents around the world can work with a professor tutor online 24/7 to get help with homework, studying, test prep, resume writing and more.
Military Youth on the Move - developed by military kids, for military kids with real stories and good advice on how to make a move a good thing. A section for parents is also available.
Scholarship Finder – Find millions of dollars in scholarships and grants exclusively for the military community
ADDITIONAL WEBSITE RESOURCES
|Name of Organization||Description|
|Army Reserve Family Programs||Army Reserve Family Programs|
|Armed Services YMCA||Armed Services YMCA|
|Blue Star Families||Support. Connect. Empower-for military families by military families|
|Build a Sign||Provides one free sign to welcome your hero home. You only pay for shipping|
|Camp C.O.P.E.||Designed to help young heroes cope with the effects of war and deployments|
|Care.Com||Find care and services for your children, adults, pets and for your home|
|The Comfort Crew for Military Kids||Support for the social and emotional resiliency of military kids|
|Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress||Resources and articles for military families.|
|Educator Guide: Military Child During Deployment||Educators can build coping skills in their students during and after a military deployment.|
|Family Guidebook: Dealing with Deployment||Guidebook to support parents and caregivers as they help their children handle deployment.|
|Fisher House Foundation||Housing when you have a service member hospitalized for injury, illness or disease.|
|American Gold Star Mothers Inc.||An organization of mothers who have lost a son or daughter in the service of our country|
|Gold Star Wives of America Inc.||Support for widows/ widower of service members who died on active duty|
|inTransition||Supports service members and their families maintain continuity of care|
|The American Legion||Nations largest veterans service organization, committed to mentoring youth|
|Love and Logic||Parenting-Raising responsible children|
|Screening for Mental Health||Resource for mental health tools|
|Military's Interstate Children's Compact Commission||Includes the Interstate Compact|
|Military Child Education Coalition||Military Child Education Coalition (MCEC) Resources for military families|
|National Military Family Association||Provides free camps for children in military families.|
|Military HomeFront||A webpage for military families about DoD programs that are available to them.|
|Military Impacted Schools Association||Serve school districts with a high concentration of military children|
|Military Kids Connect||DoD website for kids impacted by deployment.|
|Military One Source||Free books, DVDs, resources, handouts, etc.|
|Military Officers Association of America||Financial assistance for students who are children of former, current or retired military|
|Northside Independent School District||Northside I.S.D. Comprehensive Guidance Dept.|
|National Resource Directory||Connecting Service Members, Veterans, and Their Families with support|
|Operation Homefront||Provides emergency financial and other assistance to families of our service members and wounded warriors.|
|Operation Military Kids||Support for children and youth impacted by deployment|
|Operation We are Here||Resources for Military Families|
|Our Military Kids||Grants for the children of National Guard/Military Reserve who are currently deployed|
|Region 20: Parent Resources||Education Service Center is committed to providing products, information and solutions for parents, caregivers and families.|
|American Red Cross||Emergency aid and support for military families|
|Sesame Street for Military Families||Toolkit celebrates families' strength and resilience in next step of their adventure (multimedia intiative)|
|Sitter City Military Program||Child Care Program for Military Families.|
|Student On Line Achievement Resources||Resources to help parents with their children’s education (includes on line tutoring)|
|Surviving Deployment||Information and resources for military families|
|National Center for Telehealth & Technology||Support of psychological health and traumatic brain injury recovery in the military|
|Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors||Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS)|
|Tutor.com||Online tutoring and homework help.|
|United Through Reading||Parent records reading a book online/via video/tape recorder and it is sent to the child|
|United Way||United Way of San Antonio|
|USO Transition 360 Alliance||Initiative to help U.S. Military personnel and their families transition back into civilian life after service ends.|
|The Trevor Romain Company||DVDs and curriculum for military families.|
|Name of Organization||Document Name|
|Military Child Education Coalition||Vaccination requirements for children|
|Military Child Education Coalition||Parent Deployment Process Guide|
|Military Child Education Coalition||Attendance Policies|
|Military's Interstate Children's Compact Commission||Military Interstate Compact|
For more information contact SCUCISD by phone at (210) 945-6200, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Updated: March 9, 2012