Tag Archive: Education

Feb 13

The Allens awarded

LeTourneau University (LETU) has awarded its prestigious Henry O. Gossett, Jr. Community Partner Award to Longview couple Anna Lee and Sidney Allen. The presentation was recently made at the university’s scholarship banquet. LETU President Dr. Dale A. Lunsford presented the award, and commented on how the Allens have positively impacted the lives and futures of …

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Jan 27

Pine Tree ISD approves contract extension for Superintendent

   Dr. TJ Farler will continue to serve Pine Tree ISD as the schools superintendent, thanks to unanimous support Monday by school board members at a special meeting held Tuesday, January 21st. “The board approved a three-year contract that is extended by a year after the first year served,” said Farler. Her extension will ensure …

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Jan 17

Rhonda Vincent and the Rage to perform Friday

LeTourneau University announces Rhonda Vincent and the Rage will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17, in the S.E. Belcher Jr. Chapel and Performance Center, 2100 S. Mobberly Ave., in Longview. Tickets are still available with prices ranging from $15 to $35, plus applicable fees, based on seating. Tickets may be purchased at http://www.belchercenter.com/2013/index.html or by …

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Nov 06

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

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

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

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

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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