Tag Archive: Education

Sep 19 2015

LISD Seeks Out Gifted Students


ETR Staff Report 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 18, 2015, anyone interested in the …

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Sep 02 2015

Breaking Poverty

Front: Pam Whitehead, Carmisha Mayfield, Shay Davis. Back: Karen Turner, B.R. Whitehead, Natasha Bush, Jessica Green, Latoya Lockett

Story and photo by Joycelyne Fadojutimi/ETR The problem of poverty is complex and more so in rural areas like east Texas. According to Center for American progress, there are more women in poverty then men in America and all over the world. Currently 37 million women are living in poverty in America, the richest country …

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Aug 21 2015

Back-To-School Reminder: Pay Your Child Support

Every year around this time, Texas children get ready to head back to the classroom. Their young minds are filled with anticipation and excitement of seeing old friends, making new ones and starting fresh. The start of a new school year is a special occasion for children, making it important for moms and dads to …

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Aug 09 2015


(Longview, Texas)—LeTourneau University classes for new and returning students for the Fall 2015 semester begin on Monday, Aug. 24.  Check-in to the residence halls for new students is Thursday, Aug. 20, with registration for new students and orientation beginning Friday, Aug. 21.  Returning students will check into their residence halls beginning 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. …

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Aug 08 2015


By: Shaunna Howat Like most people my age, I am the product of public school. The only alternative in my hometown was a Catholic girls’ school, and we knew that’s where the BAD girls went. Never mind that the reputation wasn’t rightly earned, just rumored by children who didn’t know anyone going there. Once I …

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Aug 07 2015

Teachers: Tyler Ranks High in National Poll


Tyler – A new report released by the GoodCall research team shows that Tyler recently ranked as the 28th best place in the U.S. for teachers to live and work. The rankings were based on data collected from the U.S. Census Bureau, the National Center for Education Statistics and Indeed.com. Tyler made the list due …

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Jul 31 2015

Black Church Initiative Blasts Cosby

ETR staff report The National Black Church Initiative (NBCI) is a Christian-based confederation of 34,000 congregations composed of 15.7 million African-American parishioners. This organ has issued a powerful condemnation of the recently revealed misdeeds of actor Bill Cosby, and is calling on him to make reparations to his victims. On Wednesday, July 22 the California …

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Jul 23 2015

Tyler Public Library: Summer Reading Club Continues

There’s only three weeks left to the Library’s Summer Reading Club! From now until Friday, July 31, readers of all ages and reading levels are encouraged to track their summer reading using the website Tyler.Readsquared.com. So, there is still plenty of time to read, attend a variety of events and earn fantastic prizes generously donated …

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