Tag Archive: Education

Jul 21

Texas A&M awarded

The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) has awarded a $4.5 million, two-year contract for its new Texas Research-based Adult Instruction Network Professional Development Consortium (TRAIN PD) to the Texas Center for the Advancement of Literacy and Learning (TCALL) in the College of Education and Human Development at Texas A&M University. TRAIN PD is an innovative approach …

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Jul 19

Deadline looms

The deadline is July 31 for Texas families to enroll their newborns in the Texas Tuition Promise Fund® and avoid future increases in tuition and required fees at Texas public colleges and universities. Newborns are children younger than 1 at the time of enrollment. The Texas Tuition Promise Fund — the state’s prepaid college tuition …

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Jul 16

Pinetree Trustee recognized at Leadership TASB

Terre Dunn, a member of the PTISD Board of Trustees, recently was recognized for her completion of the year long Leadership TASB program. Dunn, a former President and Vice-President of the PTISD Board of Trustees and a board member for seven years, was a member of the class of 2014. Leadership TASB, a program sponsored …

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Jun 17

Spanish course begins June 23

The Kilgore College Continuing Education Department will offer an eight-week conversational Spanish course beginning June 23 in Longview.  The course, “Spanish, Intermediate Conversational,” is set for 6 to 8:50 p.m. on Mondays from June 23 through August 11.  Classes will be held in the KC-Longview Hendrix building at 300 South High Street.  The course will …

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Jun 07

Kindergarten Roundup

Pine Tree Independent School District will have Kindergarten Roundup Monday, June 9 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 pm. in the Pine Tree Primary Cafeteria. Kindergarten Roundup is for all new incoming kindergarten students who are five years of age on or before September 1. Parents should bring the following documents to register:  Proof of Residency …

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May 16

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 13

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 09

UT Tyler to hold graduations

The University of Texas at Tyler will hold spring 2014 commencement ceremonies May 9 and 10, President Rodney H. Mabry announced. Seven hundred fifty six degree candidates will be recognized in the UT Tyler R. Don Cowan Fine and Performing Arts Center. The commencement schedule is: ·      College of Nursing and Health Sciences – 3 …

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