Category Archive: Education

Oct 27 2014

Tyler Public Library: It’s Spanish Story Time

“Leerme un Cuento,” a new weekly Spanish story time, will begin at the Tyler Public Library on Mondays at 10:30 a.m. in the Children’s Story Room, beginning Nov. 3. The program will be led by Youth Services Librarian Linda Gray and Library Volunteer Patricia Fitzgibbons. Children up to age five, and their families, are welcome …

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Oct 26 2014

Beating breast cancer

Story by. Kelly Bell With October being Breast Cancer Awareness month pink ribbons are everywhere as reminders of the urgency of battling this disease. Dr. Christine Merritt and her staff at the Center for Breast Care of Longview Regional Medical Center recently hosted a “Dine for the Cure” event. Those in attendance learned of such …

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Oct 25 2014

Kilgore College named “Military Friendly School”

Kilgore College has been named to the “Military Friendly Schools” list for the fourth consecutive year. The award is presented annually by Victory Media, the premier media entity for military personnel transitioning into civilian life. The list honors the top 20 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that are doing the …

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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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