1. New Teacher Checklist

    • Resource ID: TeacherChecklist
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    This checklist is designed to guide a new Career and Technical Education (CTE) teacher as the teacher plans for a successful school year. It is a general list of activities that a new teacher might need to plan for and be aware of. This list is not intended to be an all-inclusive or required...
  2. CTE Acronym/Terms

    • Resource ID: Ressource Terms
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    The purpose of this document is to provide a list of common terms used in Career and Technical Education (CTE) education. Several new CTE teachers come from industry into the classroom, and may not yet be familiar with terms used in CTE classroom or laboratory settings. While this document is...
  3. Texas DECA

    • Resource ID: CTSA - DECA
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    CTSO DECA
  4. O*NET

    • Resource ID: Coun-ONET
    • Grade Range: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    ONET website
  5. MYFUTURE.COM

    • Resource ID: Coun-MFDC
    • Grade Range: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    College, career, military exploration site
  6. At the Heart of Texas: Cities’ Industry Clusters Drive Growth

    • Resource ID: DFR-AHT
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    At the Heart of Texas: Cities' Industry Clusters Drive Growth
    A comprehensive look at the industry clusters, history and demographics shaping eight of the state’s key metropolitan areas: Austin, Dallas, El Paso, Fort Worth, Houston, McAllen, Midland-Odessa and San Antonio....
  7. Gone to Texas: Immigration and the Transformation of the Texas Economy

    • Resource ID: DFR-GTT
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    Gone to Texas: Immigration and the Transformation of the Texas Economy
    Texas benefits from having a large, diversified immigrant population but also faces several challenges to ensure its continued economic advancement. This special report provides a comprehensive portrait of Texas...
  8. The Long-Awaited Housing Recovery

    • Resource ID: DFR-LAHR
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    The Long-Awaited Housing Recovery
    U.S. housing markets experienced a notable boom and a painful bust in the past decade. Most recently, housing began its long-awaited recovery—the subject of this three-part report.
    January 2013
  9. Choosing the Road to Prosperity: Why We Must End Too Big to Fail—Now

    • Resource ID: DFR-TBTF
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    Choosing the Road to Prosperity: Why We Must End Too Big to Fail—Now
    The too-big-to-fail institutions that amplified and prolonged the recent financial crisis remain a hindrance to full economic recovery and to the very ideal of American capitalism. It is imperative that we break...
  10. From Brawn to Brains: How Immigration Works for America

    • Resource ID: DFR-FBTB
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    From Brawn to Brains: How Immigration Works for America
    In the global economic competition for talented workers, the United States risks falling behind if immigration laws are not reformed and employment-based immigration is not expanded.
    March 2011
  11. Digital Enforcement: Effects of E-Verify on Unauthorized Immigrant Employment and Population

    • Resource ID: DFR-DE
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    Digital Enforcement
    Digital Enforcement: Effects of E-Verify on Unauthorized Immigrant Employment and Population
    This report estimates the effects of E-Verify on unauthorized immigrant employment and population in seven states.
    September 2017
  12. Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas Reports

    • Grade Range: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    This binder is a collection of shortcuts to Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas reports on jobs and the economy. Follow the shortcuts to resources where you can view and download reports, and link to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas website for more information.
  13. The Financial Crisis: Connecting the Dots

    • Resource ID: DFR-FCCTD
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    This report traces the origins of the financial crisis and the Fed's response, and addresses the need for long-term financial reform.
  14. Reflections on the Financial Crisis: Where Do We Go From Here?

    • Resource ID: DFR-RFC
    • Grade Range: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Effective monetary policy hinges on the Federal Reserve retaining its bank regulatory role and its independence from political pressures.
    April 2010
  15. Financial Stability: Traditional Banks Pave the Way

    • Resource ID: DFR-FS
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    This January 2013 report presents five essays on the theme of rethinking America’s banking system.
     
  16. Accounting I

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    In Accounting I, students will investigate the field of accounting, including how it is impacted by industry standards as well as economic, financial, technological, international, social, legal, and ethical factors. Students will reflect on this knowledge as they engage in the process of...
  17. Principles of Business, Marketing, and Finance

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    In Principles of Business, Marketing, and Finance, students gain knowledge and skills in economies and private enterprise systems, the impact of global business, the marketing of goods and services, advertising, and product pricing. Students analyze the sales process and financial management...
  18. Accounting II

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    In Accounting II, students will continue the investigation of the field of accounting, including how it is impacted by industry standards as...
  19. Financial Mathematics

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Financial Mathematics is a course about personal money management. Students will apply critical-thinking skills to analyze personal financial...
  20. Statistics and Business Decision Making

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Statistics and Business Decision Making is an introduction to statistics and the application of statistics to business decision making....