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Dallas Nonprofit Education Opens Doors Adds 3 New Board Members

by | Jan 20, 2023

The board of directors of Education Opens Doors, a Dallas-based nonprofit that partners with middle schools to train teachers to equip their students with college and career knowledge, has appointed Dr. Jeannie Stone, Drexell Owusu, and Dr. Eric Ban to the board, effective immediately.

The new members bring more than eight decades of public education and business growth experience to Education Opens Doors....

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The Last Word: Mesquite’s Kim Buttram on the City’s Manufacturing Day
Buttram says there are "so many careers to choose from—and we're making sure Mesquite connects the best and brightest!" The city plans to do that on October 14 by holding its third annual Manufacturing Day at Vanguard High School, 4201 Faithon P. Lucas Sr. Blvd. in Mesquite. Presented by the Mesquite Business Retention and Expansion Task Force, the event aims to connect Mesquite ISD juniors and seniors—as well as Dallas College students—with local manufacturers and manufacturing careers.
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Dallas-Based GreenLight’s Blockchain Platform is Powering College Readiness for Texas High School Students
by | Sep 17, 2020
GreenLight Credentials has been chosen to provide its blockchain platform to the Texas College Bridge. Now more than 6,000 students will be able to electronically share certificates and other records directly with colleges.
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Dollars for Good: JPMorgan Chase Investing $3M in Dallas-Area Students, BCBS Accepting Grant Proposals
by | May 22, 2018
North Texas nonprofits and educational institutions receive financial backing from foundations and businesses to further their work in STEM, conservation, workforce development, and more.
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