Galveston Independent School District
Scott Collegiate Academy students use a microscope
Galveston Independent School District currently serves 6,922 students in Pre-K through 12th grades. The district serves 71 percent economically disadvantaged students, 34 percent at-risk students, and 16 percent English language learners. Forty-six percent of the students are Hispanic, 24 percent are African American, and 27 percent are White. Through Magnet Schools Assistance Program (MSAP) funding, the district was able to implement six new magnet programs at three different campuses. The campuses include Ball High School, Scott Collegiate Academy, and Weis Media Arts and Technology Preparatory Academy.
Farm to School Toolkit
This toolkit provides resources for implementing farm to school programs.
Theme Integration Courses
MSAP grantees can use these online courses to support schoolwide work... Learn more
Magnet Schools Assistance Program Technical Assistance Center
Welcome! The Magnet Schools Assistance Program Technical Assistance Center (MSAP
Center) supports the U.S. Department of Education Office of Innovation and Improvement as it provides students with equity and choice in public school education through the Magnet Schools Assistance Program (MSAP).
The MSAP Center is a technical assistance resource for MSAP grantees and the greater magnet school community. It offers tools, information, and strategies to assist in planning, implementing, and revising magnet school programs. The MSAP Center’s resources and tailored support services focus on diversity, academic excellence, and equity.
Please browse our resources page to find articles, tool kits, and newsletters about best practices and innovative approaches.
The Quarterly Newsletter
Read this issue of The Magnet Compass for principles and strategies to guide you as you think about how to take your STEM curriculum to the next level. Learn more
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Leadership Institute for Legislative Advocacy (LILA)
Organization: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Develop
Location: Washington, DC
Date: January 25 - 27, 2015
ASCD's Leadership Institute for Legislative Advocacy (LILA) is the premier forum for educators in a variety of roles—including teachers, principals, superintendents, district personnel, and university professors—from across the country to learn about federal and state education issues and advocate for policies that support successful learning and teaching. Learn more
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Designing Smart Education Networks: IT Infrastructure that Supports Digital Learning Organization:
Consortium for School NetworkingDate:
February 15, 2015
Advances in technology make it possible for students to experience personalized learning anytime and anywhere. But this can only take place if our school systems have well designed networks that support the increasing demands of student devices and 24/7/365 access and that remain current in the face of rapidly evolving technologies. How do we design education networks that are ... Learn More
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