House Bill 22, 85th Texas Legislature, 2017

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House Bill 22, 85th Texas Legislature, 2017, amended Texas Education Code, §39.053, to adopt a set of indicators to measure and evaluate school districts and campuses with respect to ensuring students attain the appropriate skills and learning to ensure their preparedness for success in subsequent grade levels and in entering the workforce, the military, or postsecondary education. For evaluating the performance of high school campuses and districts that include high school campuses, statute incorporates recognition of students who earn industry certifications under the student achievement domain and authorizes the commissioner to adopt rules to implement the accountability system. For more information about the list of industry-based certifications for accountability, please see the following resources:
Texas Education Agency

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Loretta Ledford, with the 76th Propulsion Maintenance Group, excels at her job as an elite TIG welder, despite being the only female in that career field at Tinker. She has persevered through some tough times in her personal life, as well as in her career, but hasn’t let hardships or anyone who has doubted her, stop her from doing what needs to be done. (Air Force photo by Kelly White/Released). Used with permission from the U.S. Air Force

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WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Airman Justin Morris, 88th Medical Group Dental Assistant Technician apprentice, was named an Air Force Medical Services’ Trusted Care Hero for his efforts toward increasing patient safety and doing Zero Harm. Morris brought a possible contamination issue to his supervisor that led to the Air Force adopting new procedures with dental tool kits. (U.S. Air Force photo/John Harrington) Used with permission from the U.S. Air Force

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