Category Archive: Education

Oct 20 2014

Celebrating LeTourneau Aviation

LeTourneau University’s School of Aviation and Aeronautical Science was named to the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association 2014 Flight Training Excellence Honor Roll.  LETU ranked among the top 62 flight schools out of a total 1,447 evaluated nationwide, based on an online AOPA poll of more than 3,600 flight students. The poll was conducted from …

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Oct 19 2014

What Difference Can a Teacher Make?

A teacher can make a difference by giving less homework, 10 extra minutes for recess, extra field trips and five popcorn parties a day,” says Sara, 10. If kids could vote for and serve as school board members, Sara would win easily. “Teachers help us learn skills for later on in life,” says Rachel, 11. …

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Oct 12 2014

Why Is Jesus Forgiving?

Everyone says forgiveness is a lovely idea until they have something to forgive,” wrote author C.S. Lewis. Think of a time when someone deliberately hurt you. Then, multiply your pain 10,000 times. You might be able to relate to how God feels when faced with a world of people who have sinned against him. Ultimately, …

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Oct 12 2014

Discipline Questioned: U.S. Department of Education Announces Voluntary Resolution

The U.S. Department of Education announced today that its Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has reached an agreement with the Tupelo Public School District in Tupelo, Mississippi, to ensure nondiscrimination in the district’s disciplinary system for students. OCR’s investigation revealed that black students had been disproportionately subjected to discipline at every stage in the district’s …

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Oct 05 2014

Prof. Named

Dr. Vance Vaughn has been named ‘Researcher of the Year’ by the Texas Council of Professors of Educational Leadership, Dr. Wesley Hickey, College of Education and Psychology interim dean, announced. A UT Tyler alumnus, Vaughn serves as an associate professor of educational leadership within the university’s Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, where he …

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Oct 03 2014

Brain teasers slated

Longview World of Wonders will be showcasing humanity from the neck up on October 25 through its program Frontiers of the Brain. The show will last from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., when a free childrens’ concert will begin. The museum is in the Longview Exhibit Building at 1123 Jaycee Dr. Everyone aged six and …

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Sep 28 2014

PTHS Debuts Bluebeard

Bluebeard Radio, produced and directed by students at Pine Tree High School, kicked off a student-produced musical radio program Sunday, Sept. 14 at 7 p.m.  The show is heard on several area radio stations across East Texas, chief among them KZQX FM 100.3 based in Lake Cherokee and owned by Chuck Conrad. The decade specific …

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Sep 26 2014

School District School Discipline Invistigation

The U.S. Department of Education announced today that its Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has reached an agreement with the Tupelo Public School District in Tupelo, Mississippi, to ensure nondiscrimination in the district’s disciplinary system for students.    OCR’s investigation revealed that black students had been disproportionately subjected to discipline at every stage in the …

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