Author: Javier Giribet-Vargas

Alberto Arroyo, estudiante de 11º grado de Molina High School y de Career Institute South, tiene alrededor de 30 pares de tenis y ha vendido otros 30 en el mercado de reventa, desde que estaba en octavo grado. Como parte de una competencia escolar, este aficionado de los tenis y de la reventa, desarrolló una idea de negocio para combatir la venta de tenis falsos, considerada una de las principales pérdidas del mercado de zapatos deportivos, valuada en $70 millones de millones a nivel mundial. El mes que viene presentará su plan en un concurso nacional de emprendimiento en la…

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Alberto Arroyo, a Molina High junior and a student at Career Institute South, owns about 30 pairs of sneakers and has flipped as many in resale since taking interest as an eighth-grader. As part of a campuswide competition, the 17-year-old “sneakerhead” and hobbyist reseller developed a business idea to address counterfeit sales – one of the biggest leakages of the sneakers market, which is valued at $70 billion worldwide. He is set to present his plan next month at a national entrepreneurship competition in New York City. “Ever since I was a little kid, I would always have the newest…

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Every year, the federal government and the State of Texas allocate hundreds of millions of dollars in grants and loans for college students. Students who plan to attend a college or university during the 2023–2024 academic year can request funds to pay for higher-ed costs by submitting two forms: Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or the Texas Application for State Financial Aid (TASFA). The 2023–24 FAFSA form will open on October 1st, according to the Federal Student Aid website. January 15th is the priority deadline for both federal and state financial aid. FAFSA applicants may be eligible to…

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La Asociación de Administradores Escolares de Texas (TASA) y la Asociación de Juntas Escolares de Texas (TASB) seleccionaron a Jill Stone Elementary School at Vickery Meadow y a Nathaniel Hawthorne Elementary School como proyectos para la Exhibición de Arquitectura Escolar 2022-23. TASA y TASB anunciaron que 55 proyectos serán incluidos en esta exhibición de renovaciones de escuelas del estado, en el que 16 firmas de arquitectos presentan proyectos de 36 distritos escolares y dos universidades. Los proyectos elegibles son edificios de educación pública recién construidos o renovados que hayan sido completados en los últimos cinco años y no hayan sido…

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La Texas Art Education Association (TAEA) otorgó el premio 2022 Distrito Distinguido a Dallas ISD por segundo año consecutivo. Cincuenta y nueve distritos recibieron el premio por brindar una educación integral que promueve e integra un currículo de artes visuales para fomentar la creatividad y construir un aprendizaje social y emocional que conecte a los estudiantes con su comunidad y demás. La TAEA es la promotora líder de las artes visuales en el estado. La organización previamente ha reconocido a miembros destacados dentro de TAEA por el trabajo en sus salones de clase y distritos. Este es el cuarto año…

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El viernes se celebró la ceremonia de cambio de nombre de la Marvin E. Robinson School of Business and Management en Yvonne A. Ewell Townview Center. Este prestigioso programa magnet de preparatoria, antes conocido como School of Business and Management at Yvonne A. Ewell Townview Center, fue nombrado en honor al fallecido Dr. Marvin E. Robinson. El director Joseph Pouncy, la congresista estadounidense Eddie Bernice Johnson, la alcaldesa interina de Dallas, Carolyn King Arnold, miembros de la familia Robinson, el representante de la Junta Escolar de Dallas ISD, Maxie Johnson y ex alumnos de la Southern University, la universidad de…

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The Texas Association of School Administrators (TASA) and Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) selected Jill Stone Elementary School at Vickery Meadow and Nathaniel Hawthorne Elementary School as projects for the 2022-23 Exhibit of School Architecture. TASA and TASB announced that 55 projects will be included in this exhibit of new and renovated Texas school facilities, which includes projects from 36 school districts and two colleges that were submitted by 16 architectural firms. Eligible projects are newly constructed or renovated public education facilities completed in the past five years and not previously submitted in this annual exhibit. Students at Jill…

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The Texas Art Education Association (TAEA) awarded the 2022 District of Distinction Award to Dallas ISD for the second year in a row. Fifty-nine districts received the honor for providing a well-rounded education that advocates and integrates visual arts curriculum to inspire creativity and build social emotional learning that connect learners to their community and beyond. TAEA is the leading advocate for the visual arts in the state. The organization has previously honored outstanding TAEA members for work in their classrooms and districts. This is the fourth year that TAEA is honoring districts that meet rigorous criteria as evidenced from…

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The Marvin E. Robinson School of Business and Management at Yvonne A. Ewell Townview Center hosted a school renaming ceremony Friday. This renowned high school magnet program, formerly known as School of Business and Management at Yvonne A. Ewell Townview Center, was named after the late Dr. Marvin E. Robinson. Among the speakers during the ceremony were Principal Joseph Pouncy, United States Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson, City of Dallas Mayor Pro Tem Carolyn King Arnold, members of the Robinson family, Dallas ISD Trustee Maxie Johnson and alumni fromSouthern University – Robinson’s alma mater. “I’ve Seen evidence at this location of…

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Dallas ISD will host its annual Districtwide College Fair for all high school seniors and juniors on Wednesday, September 21st, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., at Ellis Davis Fieldhouse, 9191 South Polk Street, Dallas, Texas 75232. Students and parents will receive admission and financial aid information from over 170 universities and colleges scheduled to attend, as well as information from other organizations on various postsecondary opportunities. The college fair is free and all families are welcome. Our staff will provide many benefits to students and parents, including supporting the district’s stated purpose to educate and graduate students who are…

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