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Leah Wayne

Marlin, TX — Marlin Independent School District has been selected as one of two "Dr. Thomas Randle Demonstration Districts" by the Texas Alliance of Black School Educators (TABSE).  As a demonstration district, Marlin ISD, recognized for their achievement of students in at-risk situations and demonstrated school improvement, will be attending the TABSE 38th Annual State Conference to spotlight their journey of school leadership and student performance. Superintendent Dr. Darryl Henson will give a presentation on replicable strategies and themes of excellence at the Aspiring Superintendent Institute held during the conference.

"Every day, Marlin ISD staff members show up for our students, committed to the craft of educating children," Henson said. "It is an honor for their work to be recognized."

In addition to the district honor, Marlin Elementary School is one of four schools in the state selected by TABSE as a "Dr. Jay Cummings Demonstration School." Marlin ISD administrators will share best practices to school leadership teams at the conference.

The annual conference will be held at Horseshoe Bay Resort in Horseshoe, Texas February 15-17. Marlin ISD will be recognized at the Founder's Luncheon on February 17.

The Texas Alliance of Black School Educators (TABSE) is the state's premiere non-profit organization devoted to furthering the academic success of Texas students – particularly children of African descent. The purpose of the demonstration schools initiative is to bring together exemplary K-12 districts and schools across the state that serve a diverse student population.

Leah Wayne

Marlin Elementary School has been selected to serve as a National Demonstration School at the 50th Annual NABSE Conference.  As a demonstration school, Marlin Elementary is one of a select group of exemplary majority-minority schools and will present instructional strategies, systems, and replicable practices at the conference.  

The conference will be held at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland, November 30-December 4, 2022.  Participating schools will be awarded with a National Demonstration School banner during the conference.

The National Alliance of Black School Educators (NABSE) is the nation’s premiere non-profit organization devoted to furthering the academic success for the nation’s children – particularly children of African descent. The purpose of the National Demonstration Schools Collaborative is to bring together exemplary K-12 schools across the nation that serve a diverse student population.