Category Archive: Education

Oct 17 2013

Standing with Wendy Davis: A champion for public education

The Texas American Federation of Teachers this week endorsed State Sen. Wendy Davis in her run for Texas Governor. “When we offer to stand with a candidate and work for their election, we spend an enormous amount of time looking at their positions on education issues to ensure they will be effective leaders in developing …

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Oct 16 2013

Going to college:Preparing them early for the next phase in their lives

Forest Park Middle school National Honor Junior Society students took a field trip to Stephen F. Austin University this week. The students had a chance to experience full college life on SFA’s campus. They all got a chance to speak with college students and four seniors took them on a tour of the campus experiencing …

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Oct 15 2013

Graduates rank high

The University of Texas at Tyler 2013 chemistry graduates are ranked in the top six percent nationally for their critical knowledge and understanding of the field, President Rodney H. Mabry announced. UT Tyler graduates scored the highest in university history on the Education Testing Service Major Field Test for Chemistry. The Major Field Test is …

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Oct 10 2013

LISD latest move:District hires assistant superintendent, charge him with academic improvement

    A former Texas and New York superintendent returned home to east Texas this week to begin his new job of improving academic performance in Longview ISD. Horace Williams, a Leverett’s Chapel native, began his job as an assistant superintendent on Monday. He most recently served 6½ years as superintendent of Cedar Hill ISD, …

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Aug 30 2013

Strings for life

St. Mary’s Catholic School is among the recipients of Ken Chinn’s generosity. Chinn, whose daughter Tara attends St. Mary’s, told the East Texas Review, “My passion is music. I guess I want to share it with everybody.” Chinn’s Guitar Project donated several guitars to the school. Ms. Laura Leahy, who took a sabbatical to take …

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Aug 27 2013

Partnership: UT Tyler, Texas Bank and Trust provide professional development

The University of Texas at Tyler provides professional development for K-12 economics and finance teachers through a partnership with Texas Bank and Trust, Dr. Martin Slann, UT Tyler College of Arts and Sciences dean, announced. UT Tyler launched the Center for Economic Education and Financial Literacy in the summer of 2011 with an initial $15,000 …

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Aug 26 2013

Complex scores:Pine Tree ISD and Longview Regional Medical Center

Pine Tree Independent School District is pleased to announce a multi-year sponsorship agreement with Longview Regional Medical Center (LRMC) for exclusive scoreboard rights at the new Pine Tree Athletic Complex, opening August 23. “Speaking on behalf of the Pine Tree ISD Board of Trustees, we are very excited to partner with Longview Regional Medical Center,” …

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Aug 12 2013

Buckner to host meeting: Foster care, adoption information available

Buckner Children and Family Services will present a FREE foster care and adoption information meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 13 at Buckner’s offices, 110 E. Cotton. A Buckner representative will give an overview of foster care and adoption options in Texas, including foster-to-adopt, Waiting Texas Children and domestic infant adoption programs. International adoption options, …

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