On the horizon is a fantastic opportunity for Texas to improve early learning. It’s called ESSA, or the Every Student Succeeds Act, which is the new federal education law replacing No Child Left Behind.
Looking back over the last year, we are proud of everything that we've accomplished together for Texas kids -- and fired up to do a lot more work together with you when the Legislature convenes in a few weeks. Here are a few moments from 2016 that stand out.
Please join Texans Care for Children, National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)-Texas, the Postpartum Health Alliance, and the Texas Pediatric Society for a stakeholder meeting to discuss and receive feedback on policy proposals aimed at ensuring more women experiencing perinatal depression are identified and have access to services and supports they need for the health and well-being of moms and their babies alike.