Category Archive: Education

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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Sep 25 2014

Tax Benefits for Education

The price of higher education can be expensive for students and parents. The IRS offers these tips about education tax benefits that can help offset some college costs. Tax credits, deductions and savings plans can help taxpayers with their expenses for higher education. A tax credit reduces the amount of income tax you may have …

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Sep 23 2014

Gifted and Talented: Longview ISD Set to Accept Nominations

In accordance with the Texas State Plan for the Education of Gifted/Talented Students, the Longview Independent School District will consider students in grades K-8 who are not yet identified as gifted and talented for nomination and screening for gifted and talented program services. Beginning on September 17, 2014, anyone interested in the educational welfare of …

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Sep 20 2014

TISD nabs award

Tyler ISD recently received the Association of School Business Officials (ASBO) International Certificate of Excellence (COE) in Financial Reporting for its Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for the fiscal year ending 2013. This is the second award the District has received for its CAFR, the first being a Certificate of Excellence from the Government Finance …

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Sep 18 2014

TB&T Scholarship Established

Recently Dr. Rod Mabry, President of The University of Texas at Tyler, met with Mr. Rogers Pope Jr., CEO of Texas Bank and Trust, and other bank officials at the UT Tyler Longview University Center to celebrate the establishment of the Texas Bank and Trust Endowed Scholarship. The fund was established to provide financial assistance to …

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Sep 16 2014

TSTA: TEA budget is inadequate

The Texas State Teachers Association today criticized the Texas Education Agency for submitting a “woefully inadequate” appropriations request for the Legislature to consider next year. “Education Commissioner Michael Williams should be a leader in demanding that Texas school children have the resources they need to succeed,” said TSTA President Noel Candelaria. “This woefully inadequate budget …

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Sep 14 2014

Be the U in Education Slated

The Longview NAACP will hold a free 1 hour “Be the U in Education” Workshop on Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 6pm at the Broughton Recreation Center, 801 Martin Luther King Blvd. This workshop will provide parents with tips and suggestions to assist them with their children’s education. The workshop will begin with an overview …

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