Education Committee Chairperson is Fred Peters.
All children and adults have access to quality educational opportunities.
Latest Education Reports
ETHNN is a proud member of the Tyler Area Partnership 4 Education Leadership Council, Data Council, and Post Secondary Access and Success Action Network.
A Stronger Nation Through Higher Education According to the report, A Stronger Nation through Higher Education, 38.7 percent of working-age Americans (ages 25-64) held a two- or four-year college degree in 2011—the most recent year for which data are available. That figure is up from 2010, when the rate was 38.3 percent and from 2009, when the rate was 38.1 percent. The Stronger Nation report measures progress toward Goal 2025 which is a national effort to increase the percentage of Americans with high-quality degrees and credentials to 60 percent by the year 2025.
Race for Results: Building a Path to Opportunity for All Children The Annie E. Casey Foundation. The report features the new Race for Results which is based on 12 indicators that measure a child’s success in each stage of life, from birth to adulthood, in the areas of early childhood; education and early work; family supports; and neighborhood context.
Education Needs Assessment
The 2013 ETHNN Comprehensive Community Needs Assessment identified the following:
Improve quality and quantity of info about existing tuition assistance programs for clients and agencies.
Develop plan to increase FAFSA completion rates.
Update: FAFSA SuperSaturday completed on February 28, 2015. More than 100 students completed the FAFSA at four locations in Tyler, Texas.
FAFSA SuperSaturday 2016 is scheduled for February 27 Read More...