Category Archive: Education

Dec 16 2014

Student Loan Debt, Rising

Texas Comptroller Susan Combs released a report today examining the growth of college tuition costs and its impact on student loan debt. In Footing the Bill: Rising College Costs, Deepening Debt, the Comptroller’s office details impacts of student loan debt; factors driving increases in tuition costs contributing to this debt; reasons students have remained willing …

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Dec 13 2014

Kilgore College 2001 Football Team Named

The 2001 Kilgore College football team has been named to this year’s NJCAA Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame. Under the leadership of head coach Jimmy Rieves, KC finished the 2001 season with a perfect 12-0 record – the most wins for a Rangers team in the program’s history. “It was a special time with …

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Dec 10 2014

PTISD Art Students Awarded

Pine Tree High School brought home four awards in the Adopt A School Partnership of Longview Art of Character Contest.  This year’s event received over 30 entries with 13 being named finalists. Pine Tree students were recognized in the following ​categories: Graphic Art – 1st place, Ravyn Teel Graphic Art – 2nd place, Michael Newman …

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Dec 08 2014

JT Library Book Returned 39 Years Later

John Tyler High School librarian Laura Russell received a special package in the mail recently. Opening the package, she removed the contents that were carefully wrapped in tissue paper. Inside were two things; a copy of Upton Sinclair’s famous novel The Jungle and a handwritten note that read: Dear John Tyler Librarian, I’ve had this …

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Dec 05 2014

Alpha Chi Honor Society Inductees Announced

Sixty-four students at The University of Texas at Tyler were inducted into the Alpha Chi Honor Society Texas Alpha Xi Chapter for the 2014-15 academic year. Outstanding faculty awards, which recognize teaching excellence and compassion for students, also were presented to the following: Dr. Marco Castaneda, College of Arts and Sciences, liberal arts; Suzanne Pundt, …

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Dec 01 2014

State of Tyler ISD

Tyler ISD Superintendent Dr. Marty Crawford delivered a State of the District update today at the Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce luncheon held at Willowbrook Country Club. Dr. Crawford spoke on topics such as District successes, the Strategic Plan, fiscal accountability, student achievement, extra and cocurricular activities, community engagement, future plans and projects, upcoming challenges …

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Nov 19 2014

NURSING PROGRAM RECOGNIZED

The University of Texas at Tyler online nursing programming has achieved national recognition, Dr. Yong Tai Wang, College of Nursing and Health Sciences dean, announced. Out of 50 nationally accredited nursing institutions analyzed by the national independent organization SuperScholar, UT Tyler ranks among the best in the country to offer quality online undergraduate nursing education. …

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Nov 17 2014

Enrollment Up

Longview ISD Reports 1.7 Percent Increase   Longview ISD on Friday recorded a 147-student increase from 2013 for the fall Public Education Information Management Systems (PEIMS) ‘snapshot,’ with the largest gain coming at the district’s newest high school. Though statistics tend to change regularly as people move in and out of the district, the official …

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