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HARLANDALE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
The Power of Our People
Despite budget cuts, Harlandale Independent School District has nurtured a “culture of success” within its “14 square miles of excellence.”
Kurzweil 3000 is integrated literacy, text-to-speech, learning software that supports the concept of Universal Design for Learning with a suite of powerful reading, writing, test-taking, and study skill tools that makes curriculum accessible to all students. Halandale ISD is successfully implementing Kurzweil 3000 to support struggling learners.
n the Harlandale Independent School District (HISD), every employee plays a role in a student’s development. Superintendent Robert Jaklich says, “The power of our people clearly makes a difference. [Our] employees are here to support effective teaching and learning that happens in the classroom.” Their primary focus is to provide all children in the community the opportunity to develop their mental, moral and physical capabilities to their maximum potential. “Students are our most important resource and the core value of every decision we make. By working together and focusing on ‘Every Child, Every Classroom, Every Day,’ Harlandale ISD can and will continue to offer students the quality of education they so richly deserve.” But this influence is not strictly limited to teachers, Jaklich asserts. For instance, “Our child nutrition workers [know] they feed our future,” he says. “They know how important it is to provide a healthy meal every day with a smile and encouragement.”
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Can't Live Without It
Broadening the Student Experience
Upgrading Facilities on Tight Budgets
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Education Executive - Summer 2012