Texas Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (T-STEM), Planning Grant to develop new T-STEM Academies to provide 100 students with technical, academic, and STEM fluency skills needed for a smooth transitional experience to postsecondary and the workforce. T-STEM Academies allow students the opportunity to earn a high school diploma with a STEM Endorsement while simultaneously earning industry certifications, level 1 or level 2 certificates, and/or an associate degree on or before graduation at no cost to the student. Recipient: Charter School System, South Texas