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Posted on: November 24, 2021

Northeast among five Workforce Boards Recognized for Future Excellence in Innovation

Date: November 24, 2021

Media Contact: James BernsenPhone: 512-463-8556

South Texas, Northeast Texas, Gulf Coast, East Texasand North Texas Workforce Boards Honored with $200,000 Grants

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Posted on: November 23, 2021

Labor Market Information Release Day - October 2021 Data

Each month, the Labor Market and Career Information Department at the Texas Workforce Commission releases new data sets for the state.  The most recent data set shows October 2021 information. Follow the links below to learn about Northeast Texas...

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Posted on: November 2, 2021

Area Residents Can Now Sign up for Free Online Courses

Northeast Texas area residents who want free access to online learning courses now have the opportunity through “SkillUp Northeast Texas,” an initiative sponsored by Workforce Solutions Northeast Texas.  Beginning today, any a...

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Posted on: November 8, 2021

Career Connection Spotlight - Alliance Bank

The Career Connection Spotlight explores Northeast Texas employers and careers.  The spotlight includes a video interview with a company representative, high demand careers, wage information, education opportunities, and career exploration resour...

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Posted on: October 24, 2021

Labor Market Information Release Day - September 2021 Data

Each month, the Labor Market and Career Information Department at the Texas Workforce Commission releases new data sets for the state.  The most recent data set shows September 2021 information. Follow the links below to learn about Northeast Tex...

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Posted on: September 22, 2021

Child Care Funding to Assist Service Industry Workers

Date: September 22, 2021

Media Contact: James BernsenPhone: 512-463-8556

Subsidized Child Care Program Expandedwith Emphasis on Industries Hit Hardest by the Pandemic

AUSTIN – The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) is providing extra help to...

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Posted on: September 17, 2021

Labor Market Information Release Day - August 2021 Data

Each month, the Labor Market and Career Information Department at the Texas Workforce Commission releases new data sets for the state.  The most recent data set shows August 2021 information. Follow the links below to learn about Northeast Texas ...

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Posted on: September 6, 2021

Teacher Externship Program

Workforce Solutions Northeast Texas hosted a teacher externship program in the summer of 2021.  Several area Career and Technology teachers participated in the program.  Each teacher spent four days at either a manufacturing or healthcar...

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Posted on: August 20, 2021

Labor Market Information Release Day - July 2021 Data

Each month, the Labor Market and Career Information Department at the Texas Workforce Commission releases new data sets for the state.  The most recent data set shows July 2021 information. Follow the links below to learn about Northeast Texas la...

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Posted on: August 12, 2021

Texas Education Agency - Industry Based Certification Data

To help ensure that Texas students are prepared for in-demand, high-skill, high-wage careers, the Texas Education Agency (TEA) gathered data from a number of Texas employers to identify industry-based certifications (IBCs) that are recognized and valued w...

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Posted on: July 7, 2021

Labor Market Information Release Day - June 2021 Data

Each month, the Labor Market and Career Information Department at the Texas Workforce Commission releases new data sets for the state.  The most recent data set shows June 2021 information. Follow the links below to learn about Northeast Texas la...

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Posted on: July 15, 2021

New - Start My VR

If you have a mental or physical impairment that has impacted your ability to find or keep a job, Texas Workforce Solutions-Vocational Rehabilitation Services (TWS-VRS) may be able to assist you.

Together with Workforce Solutions Northeast Texas, TWS-VRS p...

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Posted on: June 25, 2021

New Publication from TWC: Financial Resources and Planning for Students

High school students today have many education and training options available to help them reach their career goals. The costs of those program options vary widely, as does the financial assistance available for them. This document explores those educatio...

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Posted on: June 18, 2021

Labor Market Information Release Day - May 2021 Data

Each month, the Labor Market and Career Information Department at the Texas Workforce Commission releases new data sets for the state.  The most recent data set shows May 2021 information. Follow the links below to learn about Northeast Texas lab...

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Posted on: June 18, 2021

Texas Jobs Report - May 2021

Date: June 18, 2021

Media Contact: James BernsenPhone: 512-463-8556

State adds 34,400 jobs over the month

AUSTIN — In May, the seasonally adjusted Texas unemployment rate was 6.5 percent, down 0.2 percentage points from April 2021. Texas a...

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Posted on: June 15, 2021

Texarkana College Awarded $474,999 in Job-Training and Skills Development Grants

Date: June 15, 2021

Media Contact: Cisco GamezPhone: 512-463-8556

AUSTIN ? The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) has awarded Texarkana College $474,999 through the Jobs and Education for Texans (JET) and ...

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Posted on: June 13, 2021

TWC Ends COVID-19 Related Work Refusal Guidance

Date: June 8, 2021

Media Contact: James BernsenPhone: 512-463-8556

Standard Health and Safety Guidance Remains in Place

 

AUSTIN – Following the continued economic recovery in Texas and the announcement of Texas opting out of certai...

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Posted on: June 1, 2021

TWC Launches Training Portal for Restaurant Workers

Date: June 1, 2021

Media Contact: James BernsenPhone: 512-463-8556

Project Offers Free Training for Licensing and Certification

AUSTIN – The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) in partnership with the Texas Restaurant Association (TR...

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Posted on: May 21, 2021

Labor Market Information Release Day - April 2021 Data

Each month, the Labor Market and Career Information Department at the Texas Workforce Commission releases new data sets for the state.  The most recent data set shows April 2021 information. Follow the links below to learn about Northeast Texas l...

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Posted on: May 21, 2021

TWC Launches Restaurant Recovery Initiative

Date: May 20, 2021

Media Contact: James BernsenPhone: 512-463-8556

Training Will Assist Restaurant Owners and Operators in Adaptingto Customers’ New Expectations 

 

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Posted on: May 19, 2021

Governor Abbott Announces End to Federal Pandemic-Related Unemployment Benefits in Texas

May 17, 2021 | Austin, Texas | Press Release

Governor Greg Abbott today informed the U.S. Department of Labor that Texas will opt out of further federal unemployment compensation related to the COVID-19 pandemic, effective June 26, 2021. This includes the ...

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Posted on: May 4, 2021

TWC Releases Guidance on Overpayments Related to Identity Theft

Date: May 4, 2021

Media Contact: James BernsenPhone: 512-463-8556

Austin – The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) is issuing guidance to individuals who receive notices of overpayment due to identity theft, to clarify the best way to respon...

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Posted on: April 23, 2021

TWC Guidance on Receiving Benefits if You're the Victim of Fraud

Date: April 22, 2021

Media Contact: James BernsenPhone: 512-463-8556

Reporting Fraud to TWC is Just the First StepTo Protecting Yourself Online

Austin – The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) has issued guidance to individuals who discover t...

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Posted on: April 20, 2021

TWC Warns Texans About ID Theft

Date: April 20, 2021

Media Contact: James BernsenPhone: 512-463-8556

Reporting Fraud to TWC is Just the First StepTo Protecting Yourself Online

Austin – The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) is warning Texans to protect their ident...

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Posted on: April 16, 2021

Labor Market Information Release Day - March 2021 Data

Each month, the Labor Market and Career Information Department at the Texas Workforce Commission releases new data sets for the state.  The most recent data set shows March 2021 information. Follow the links below to learn about Northeast Texas l...

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Posted on: April 16, 2021

Texas Workforce Commission Issues Guidance on Responding to Unemployment Letters

Date: April 16, 2021

Media Contact: Cisco GamezPhone: 512-463-8556

Receiving a Letter for Benefits You Never RequestedIs Indication of Identity Theft and Should be Reported Immediately

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Posted on: April 14, 2021

What is a Workforce Development Board?

Did you know? 

  • 32 million people are at risk because of inadequate reading and math scores;
  • 1 in 12 Americans “touch” the workforce system every year;
  • 81% of jobseekers who receive intensive/full services are employed 6 months la...
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Posted on: April 14, 2021

New Video for Employers Explains How to Report Fraud

April 14, 2021

MEDIA CONTACT: Cisco GamezPHONE: 512-463-8556

 

New Video for Employers Explains How to Report Fraud

Quickly responding to Texas Workforce Commission notices can help detect and deter fraud

AUSTIN-- The Texas Workforce...

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

Texas Launches "We Hire Ability" Employer Recognition Program

Date: April 1, 2021

Media Contact: Cisco GamezPhone: 512-463-8556

New program promotes disability inclusion and will present decal to employers with aworkforce comprised of 10 percent persons with disabilities

AUSTIN ? The Texas Workforce C...

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Posted on: April 6, 2021

Workforce Solutions Northeast Texas 2020 Annual Report

The Workforce Solutions Northeast Texas 2020 Annual Report is now available.  The annual report highlights the Board’s performance over the past year, including regional projects and initiatives.  

2020 Annual Report

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Posted on: March 29, 2021

Texas Workforce Commission Encourages Employers to Recognize and Report Fraud

Date: March 28, 2021

Media Contact: Cisco GamezPhone: 512-463-8556

AUSTIN – The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) continues to advise employers that individuals misrepresenting themselves as former employees or even as TWC staff may capita...

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Posted on: March 22, 2021

Labor Market Information Release Day - January and February 2021 Data

Each month, the Labor Market and Career Information Department at the Texas Workforce Commission releases new data sets for the state.  The most recent data set shows January and February 2021 information. Follow the links below to learn about No...

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Posted on: March 25, 2021

Paris Junior College awarded grant to host Camp Code this Summer

The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) awarded eight grants totaling $399,586 for Camp Code to focus on increasing the interest of middle school students in coding and computer science. At summer camps throughout the state, students will get hands-on experi...

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Posted on: February 24, 2021

Disaster Aid Available in 108 Counties Affected by the Winter Storm

Date: February 24, 2021

Media Contact: Cisco GamezPhone: 512-463-8556

Disaster Unemployment Assistance available for workers who apply by March 26, 2021

AUSTIN –The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) is accepting applications for Di...

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Posted on: February 1, 2021

Northeast Texas Local Board Plan - Program Years 2021-2024

Workforce Solutions Northeast Texas is responsible for the implementation and oversight of workforce development services in the nine-county Northeast Texas region, which includes Bowie, Cass, Delta, Franklin, Hopkins, Lamar, Morris, Red River, and Titus ...

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Posted on: January 22, 2021

Labor Market Information Release Day - December 2020 Data

Each month, the Labor Market and Career Information Department at the Texas Workforce Commission releases new data sets for the state.  The most recent data set shows December 2020 information. Follow the links below to learn about Northeast Texa...

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Posted on: January 12, 2021

MyTXCareer.com Helps Texans Find Jobs, Return to Work

Date: January 11, 2021

Media Contact: James BernsenPhone: 512-636-6994

Streamlined Jobs Website Provides Quick Access to More Than 500,000 job postings

AUSTIN – The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) has launched MyTxCareer.com, a new online ...

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Posted on: December 31, 2020

Emergency Coronavirus Relief to Further Extend Unemployment Assistance to Texans

Date: December 31, 2020

Media Contact: James BernsenPhone: 512-636-6994

With DOL Guidelines in Place, Texas Workforce Commission To Begin Paying New Benefits.

AUSTIN – The Department of Labor (DOL) has issued guidelines to assist ...

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Posted on: December 22, 2020

TWC Approves Restaurant Recovery Initiative to Help Businesses Adapt to Pandemic

TWC Approves Restaurant Recovery Initiative to Help Businesses Adapt to Pandemic                               ...

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Posted on: December 21, 2020

Labor Market Information Release Day - November 2020 Data

Each month, the Labor Market and Career Information Department at the Texas Workforce Commission releases new data sets for the state.  The most recent data set shows November 2020 information. Follow the links below to learn about Northeast Texa...

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Posted on: December 10, 2020

How to complete Work Search Requirements

On November 1, 2020, the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) reinstated work search requirements. TWC set the maximum number of work search activities claimants will be required to complete each week at 3 but, gave each local workforce area the ability to lo...

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Posted on: December 4, 2020

TWC Continues to Provide Employment Services to Texans

Date: December 3, 2020                                          &a...

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Posted on: November 20, 2020

Labor Market Information Release Day - October 2020 Data

Each month, the Labor Market and Career Information Department at the Texas Workforce Commission releases new data sets for the state.  The most recent data set shows October 2020 information. Follow the links below to learn about Northeast Texas...

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Posted on: October 16, 2020

Labor Market Information Release Day - September 2020 Data

Each month, the Labor Market and Career Information Department at the Texas Workforce Commission releases new data sets for the state.  The most recent data set shows September 2020 information. Follow the links below to learn about Northeast Tex...

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Posted on: August 21, 2020

Labor Market Information Release Day - August 2020 Data

Each month, the Labor Market and Career Information Department at the Texas Workforce Commission releases new data sets for the state.  The most recent data set shows August 2020 information. Follow the links below to learn about Northeast Texas ...

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Posted on: August 21, 2020

Labor Market Information Release Day - July 2020 Data

Each month, the Labor Market and Career Information Department at the Texas Workforce Commission releases new data sets for the state.  The most recent data set shows July 2020 information. Follow the links below to learn about Northeast Texas la...

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Posted on: July 31, 2020

Texarkana College Among Recipients of TWC Grant Funding

AUSTIN ? The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) has awarded 41 grants totaling $8,261,090 to multiple public community colleges, public technical institutes, public state colleges and independent school districts for programs that focus on supporting high-d...

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Posted on: July 17, 2020

Labor Market Information Release Day - June 2020 Data

Each month, the Labor Market and Career Information Department at the Texas Workforce Commission releases new data sets for the state.  The most recent data set shows June 2020 information. Follow the links below to learn about Northeast Texas la...

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Posted on: June 22, 2020

TWC Funds to Provide Statewide Skills Enhancement for Unemployment Benefits Recipients

Date: June 19, 2020

Media Contact: Cisco Gamez   Phone: 512-463-8556

TWC expands program to ensure all UI claimants have access to skills enhancement services

AUSTIN – The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) has allocated funds to of...

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Posted on: June 22, 2020

TWC Provides Acceptable Reasons for Work Refusal

Date: June 22, 2020

Media Contact: Cisco Gamez   Phone: 512-463-8556

AUSTIN – On June 16, 2020, the Commission took action to provide guidance to unemployment claimants concerning their continued eligibility for unemployment insu...

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Posted on: June 19, 2020

Labor Market Information Release Day - May 2020 Data

Each month, the Labor Market and Career Information Department at the Texas Workforce Commission releases new data sets for the state.  The most recent data set shows May 2020 information. Follow the links below to learn about Northeast Texas lab...

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Posted on: June 11, 2020

Learn to Register for WorkInTexas.com and Search for Jobs

The following informational videos will explain the step-by-step process to register your WorkInTexas.com account and begin searching for jobs.  Videos below are in both English and Spanish. 

Register in WorkInTexas.com:

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Posted on: May 22, 2020

Labor Market Information Release Day - April 2020 Data

Each month, the Labor Market and Career Information Department at the Texas Workforce Commission releases new data sets for the state.  The most recent data set shows April 2020 information. Follow the links below to learn about Northeast Texas l...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

Labor Market Information Release Day - March 2020 Data

Each month, the Labor Market and Career Information Department at the Texas Workforce Commission releases new data sets for the state.  The most recent data set shows March 2020 information. Follow the links below to learn about Northeast Texas l...

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Posted on: April 10, 2020

Economic Impact Payments: What you Need to Know

Do you need more information on Coronavirus Tax Relief and Economic Impact Payments?  

Please visit:  https://www.irs.gov/coronavirus-tax-relief-and-economic-impact-payments

 

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

$2 Trillion Federal Stimulus Package To Fund Array of Benefits for Texas Workers, Employers

The $2 trillion federal stimulus package will provide quick relief to unemployed workers and struggling Texas businesses hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic.

“We are working night and day to meet the huge demand from unemployed workers and business...

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

TWC Launches New Chat Bot for Unemployment Insurance Claims

The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) has launched a new automated virtual assistant to help answer Texans’ questions on the unemployment insurance (UI) process. The artificial intelligence-enabled chatbot can instantly answer many of the most co...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

Labor Market Information Release Day - January 2020 Data

Each month, the Labor Market and Career Information Department at the Texas Workforce Commission releases new data sets for the state.  The most recent data set shows January 2020 information. Follow the links below to learn about Northeast Texas...

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Posted on: January 28, 2020

Labor Market Information Release Day - December 2019 Data

Each month, the Labor Market and Career Information Department at the Texas Workforce Commission releases new data sets for the state.  The most recent data set shows December 2019 information. Follow the links below to learn about Northeast Texa...

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Posted on: January 22, 2020

Workforce Solutions Northeast Texas 2019 Annual Report

The Workforce Solutions Northeast Texas 2019 Annual Report is now available.  The annual report highlights the Board’s performance over the past year, including regional projects and initiatives.  

2019 Annual Report

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Posted on: December 23, 2019

Labor Market Information Release Day - November 2019 Data

Each month, the Labor Market and Career Information Department at the Texas Workforce Commission releases new data sets for the state.  The most recent data set shows November 2019 information. Follow the links below to learn about Northeast Texa...

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Posted on: December 12, 2019

Workforce Solutions Northeast Texas awarded at Texas Workforce Conference

Northeast Texas was recognized for outstanding performance at the Texas Workforce Commission annual conference, receiving a $30,000 Performance Incentive award for WIOA Career Pathways. The WIOA Career Pathways Award is a new incentive award for 2019. &am...

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Posted on: December 12, 2019

DataCast, Inc Honored at Texas Workforce Conference

DataCast, Inc received the Employer Award of Excellence for the Workforce Solutions Northeast Texas area at the Texas Workforce Commission’s (TWC) 23rd Annual Texas Workforce Conference held December 4-6 in Grapevine. The award honors private se...

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Posted on: January 27, 2015

Texas Workforce Commission Warns Texas Job Seekers about Employment Scams

The Texas Workforce Commission wants Texas job seekers to be aware that unscrupulous people posing as potential employers may try to take their money in exchange for non-existent jobs, even sometimes posing as representatives of established businesses.

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Posted on: August 19, 2014

The Workforce in Texas: Aligning Education to Meet the Needs of Texas Employers

The Texas Association of Workforce Boards (TAWB) recently released an education paper, stressing the need for Texas to align education with employer needs. The intent of this paper, is to engage the Texas business community, educational providers and pub...Read on...

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