Tag Archive: Education

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 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 09 2014

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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May 08 2014

VIVA MEXICO

You can chose to close the gap between poor and rich children. I have deliberately chosen to  do so. Our students are cross-culturally educated. They are comfortable with diversity and can relate to anyone from anywhere. They are the leaders of tomorrow in a changing world,” said  Dr. Cynthia Wise,  Principal of Ned E. Williams …

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Apr 26 2014

Edu-pay-tion

We may as well call it “Edu-pay-tion,” as far as many prospective students are concerned.  The cost of a college degree has risen 1,120 percent since 1978, but wages have increased a mere 6 percent during that same period. The national collective college debt is more than $1 trillion.  We have college grads mired in …

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Apr 19 2014

Chamber professionals to attend roundtable

The Longview Chamber of Commerce will be well represented at the Northeast Texas Roundtable in Paris, Texas on April 22. Kayla Cantey and Diana Northcutt with the Longview Chamber of Commerce will be among the attendees at this year’s event. Held at the Paris city Council chambers, the Northeast Texas Roundtable is a regional consortium …

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Apr 07 2014

LETU to showcase Kodiak quest mission airplane

LeTourneau University is inviting the public to get a close-up view of a new airplane that is making a big impact across the world. A Quest Kodiak airplane is scheduled to make a stop-off at LeTourneau University’s Abbott Aviation Center, 200 Airpark Dr., on a publicity tour for Mission Aviation Fellowship at 4 p.m. Monday, …

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Mar 31 2014

Program awarded

Kilgore College President Dr. Bill Holda is pleased to announce that the KC Process Technology Program was awarded $318,250 to purchase training equipment. The grant is a part of the Jobs and Education for Texans (JET) Job Building Fund which “provides grants to community colleges to acquire building and equipment needed to train workers for …

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