Tag Archive: Education

Jun 03 2013

Oklahoma’s Biblical irony

There’s an almost biblical irony to Oklahoma’s latest tornado disaster. Not a funny irony, but the grim, tragic kind so common to acts of God. Four months before this twister, five of Oklahoma’s seven members of Congress — including both of its senators — all Republicans, had voted against a bill providing funds to states …

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May 29 2013

Improve academically:FREE program to be offered

Kilgore College is looking for students to enroll in its annual Summer Bridge Program beginning July 15. The program, called the Preparatory Academy for College Excellence (PACE) is a free way for students to refresh skills in reading and writing or math in hopes of eliminating developmental coursework. The course will be taught by KC …

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May 28 2013

PTISD names new principal

The Pine Tree ISD School Board named Vanessa Robinson as principal of Pine Tree Junior High School in a special board meeting, May 20, 2013. Robinson, is a native of Longview and completed her Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies and Master of Education in Leadership from University of Texas at Tyler. “I am honored …

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May 23 2013

Leadership Longview lunching and learning

Anyone interested in finding out all there is about Leadership Longview is hereby invited to come to the Longview Chamber of Commerce on May 30 for briefing on the organization’s application process, session curriculum, tuition and attendance policies. Lunch will be served. Leadership Longview is an initiative of the Longview Chamber of Commerce. Its objectives …

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May 13 2013

School cuts bother Hispanics

Hispanic Texans in the three major border population centers have a strong, personal connection to their public schools. They believe they and their children were personally hurt by the $5.4 billion in state budget cuts two years ago. wood working pdf These are among the findings of a new Latino Decisions survey commissioned by the …

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Apr 21 2013

Does God's love make you want to give?

Does experiencing God’s love make you want to give? Some current social scientific research suggests it might. University of Akron sociologist Matthew T. Lee says, “Millions of Americans frequently experience divine love and for them this sense of God’s love not only enhances existential well-being, but underlies a sense of personal meaning and purpose and …

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Apr 01 2013

American History bill: Aiming for a more inclusive curriculum

National studies reveal that American universities falter at civic education, having forgotten Jefferson’s warning that any country expecting to be both “ignorant and free” expects “what never was and never will be.” Happily, Texas, since 1955, has required collegiate courses in American history. Unhappily, this requirement is not always followed. To correct this through clarifying …

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Jul 18 2012

Grants serve Texas vets

The Texas Veterans Commission has announced the awarding of grants to organizations dedicated to helping military veterans and their families. The solicitation process commenced July 13, and will continue through 5:00 p.m. August 7. Vets will receive assistance for such problems as transportation to medical facilities, counseling for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, short-term financial assistance, …

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