• October 16, 2021

Tags : education

Op-Ed: Dual Credit Programs – It Could be Better

Last week, our local community college sent out a press release that their Dual Credit and Early College Program was up for a national award. Congratulations. Kudos. Bravo. For those that are not up on the latest edu-lingo, Dual Credit programs allow high school students to take freshman and sophomore college classes at an associated college or university. […]Read More

Op-Ed: Growing the Next Steve Jobs

My friend and education guru Kevin Honeycutt had a conversation where he said to me that many of the most creative minds in history all hated their school experience. He spoke of Einstein (who’s Algebra teacher told him he was no good in mathematics), and of Thomas Edison, whose teacher called him “addled.” One music […]Read More

Op-Ed: The Democracy of Creation

Just a few years back, if one wanted to be a published author, you had to write your novel, hire an agent and have that person shop your book around all of the publishers until you found one that agreed to print your book and distribute it to bookstores across the country. Then you would […]Read More

Microsoft Selects EPCC’s Clint Early College Academy for New Partnership

El Paso Community College’s (EPCC) Clint Early College Academy was selected to a new partnership with  Microsoft’s Technology, Education, and Literacy in Schools (TEALS) program, which helps high schools build and grow sustainable computer science programs through partnerships between classroom teachers and technology industry volunteers. Edmond Martinez, Principal of Clint ISD Early College Academy, a […]Read More

Op-Ed: It Isn’t About Technology, it is About Equity

The student looked up from his new HP Stream computer, a low powered , low cost Windows laptop. He was in 11th grade and seemed to really be interested in what was happening on the device, which if I recall, was a Khan academy video on some math concept. Our district had just rolled out […]Read More

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