Category Archive: Education

Jun 03 2014

Longview ISD names 2014-15 Teachers of the Year

Great teachers inspire students. From Longview ISD Lamplighters Award that gives students opportunities to write about impressive teachers to Teachers of the Year who are chosen by their principals and peers, teaching is a profession like no other. It is true that the world rarely notices who teachers are; nonetheless, civilization depends on what they teach. Some people may not quite appreciate teachers. But,  once the school …

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May 27 2014

Library slates storytime

The Library will host a special storytime on Tuesdays, June 17 – July 29, at 10:30 AM.  “Storytime Tuesdays” will feature dramatic readings of popular storybooks that are suitable for all ages. Here’s what’s on the schedule: June 17: There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Fly June 24: Knuffle Bunny July 1: The Adventures Of …

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May 17 2014

Great Educators: TISD name teachers of the year

Tyler – Tyler ISD announced the 2014 Teachers of the Year at the annual Teacher of the Year Banquet held this evening at Harvey Convention Center. The celebratory banquet was hosted by Cooperative Teachers Credit Union. The District honored Campus Teachers of the Year before naming Beverly McRae as Elementary Teacher of the Year and …

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May 16 2014

LaDana Moore nabs college degree

LaDana Moore recently graduated from University of Texas at Tyler with a bachelor of science in speech communication. Ms. Moore had several reasons for choosing University of Texas at Tyler. According to her, it was close to home. Moreover, it is in the University of Texas system with great reputation. Besides, she found it to …

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May 15 2014

Lobos set high bars

The Longview High School FFA team has set a high bar for years to come. Competing in its first ever regional and state meat judging contests, the students placed as reserve champions in the Region VI competition against 91 other schools – and garnered 41st statewide out of more than 1,300 programs. And the Longview …

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May 13 2014

Schools’ testing questioned

The president of the Texas branch of the American Federation of Teachers (Texas AFT,) Linda Bridges, has commented on the Texas Education Agency’s guidelines for evaluating teachers. These evaluations are submitted to the U.S. Department of Education. “The commissioner is relying on a defective value-added model to measure teacher performance based on standardized test scores, …

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May 12 2014

Skipping college might cost you $8K

It might be the hottest question in higher education today: Is a college degree still worth its cost? Despite soaring tuitions, a new study from the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco finds, the general answer is yes: The average U.S. college graduate can expect to earn at least $800,000 more than the average high school graduate …

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May 11 2014

WGU forks over scholarship funds

The online, non-profit university WGU Texas has announced it is expanding its support of Texas education. In addition to its established Finish to Go Further program it is introducing what it calls its Pursuit of Excellence Transfer Scholarship to urge promising East Texans to expand their educations via WGU Texas. Kilgore College President Dr. Bill …

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