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Posted 1/30/2019—Region 8 is offering a parent listening session over plans that the State of Texas has for College and Career Readiness. If you are interested, please see the link.

2019 Girls’ State Application is open for 11th grade girls.

College Career Readiness Listening Session

Texas State Dyslexia Handbook The 2018 updated version of the Dyslexia Handbook

Transition and Employment Guide For the student with disabilities who is graduating.

Texas GEAR-UP   A resource that guides students through their high school experience to graduation.                                   

“Explore resources to answer all your burning college questions, watch videos of kids who've overcome some of the same challenges you may be facing, get the full scoop on your dream career, and so much more. Just think of it all as an extra boost on the way to making the rest of your life seriously awesome.”

COST OF ATTENDANCE or COA Parents and students need to become familiar with how much college is going to cost. Every college is required to post the COA for that institution. To locate your college’s COA, visit their website.

Apply Texas lets you apply to multiple colleges once you create your account.


The Texas scholarship spreadsheet gives you information and links to scholarships that colleges/universities offer. See more scholarship information on the Scholarships Page.

Strategies for Increasing Financial Aid If you need help with the financial aid process

Filling out FAFSA® /TAFSA Comparing the FAFSA and the TAFSA

FAFSA®  Fill out your Free Application for Student Aid when you are a senior during the month of October. Do not fill it out BEFORE your senior year.

Classroom Activities for College & Career, Grades 7-12

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