Wesley A. Hoover, Ph.D.
President and CEO
Joyce S. Pollard, Ed.D.
Director, Office of Institutional Communications
Leslie Asher Blair, M.A.
SEDL Letter is the institutional magazine of the Southwest Educational Development Laboratory (SEDL), a private, not-for-profit education research and development corporation based in Austin, Texas. The credits for this issue are as follows:
Jane Thurmond (Austin, Texas) designed the print version of SEDL Letter while Shaila Abdullah, SEDL web design specialist, designed the online version. The historic photograph on thecover was used with permission from The American History Center at The Universityof Texas, Austin, and enhanced by Jane Thurmond. The photographs on pages 1, 2and 3 are from PhotoDisc, Inc. Thanks to Scott Milder and the SHW Group, Dallas,Texas, for the photographs on pages 6, 7, and 8. Also, thanks to Dr. TheresaLenoir at Eighth Avenue School, Houston, TX, for the photograph on page 10. Allother photographs were taken by SEDL staff.
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