Tag Archive: Education

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 13 2014

UTT Enrollment Up

The University of Texas at Tyler proudly announces a seven percent enrollment increase for fall 2014. Preliminary enrollment is 8,114, President Rodney H. Mabry announced. Last year at this time the total headcount was 7,534 on the 12th class day, which is the fall census date. “We are truly excited about the significant increases in …

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Nov 06 2013

LEDCO staff member elected

Kelly Kinsey, Youth Career Development Director of the Longview Economic Development Corporation (LEDCO) in Longview, Texas was recently elected to serve on the board of directors for the Career and Technology Association of Texas (CTAT). She was elected to the State board by East Texas area Career and Technology directors/ teachers at the CTAT Area …

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Nov 03 2013

Lego® contest slated

On your mark, get set, design! The Tyler Public Library is hosting the Lego® Designs Family Contest from Monday, November 4 to Thursday, November 7. Families are invited to come create designs based on their favorite books using Lego® building blocks. The Library will provide all the materials, while families provide creativity and imagination. “Building …

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Oct 31 2013

GI Bill eases college costs for military families

As Veteran’s Day approaches, this is a good time to remind our active duty service members and veterans about the many education assistance benefits available to them through the G.I. Bill and other government programs. Here’s a rundown of a few of the more commonly used programs: The Post 9/11 GI Bill is more flexible …

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Oct 30 2013

Charting a better path for our public schools:Even middle-class students no longer get a fair shot at a solid education.

Nearly 60 years after the Supreme Court handed down its Brown v. Board of Education decision, separate but unequal school systems still stunt our nation’s potential. After the 1954 ruling, segregating racially within a town or county became much more cumbersome without coming to an end. New towns blossomed, largely through restrictive zoning, that were …

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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 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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