Tag Archive: educational

Sep 23 2014

Gifted and Talented: Longview ISD Set to Accept Nominations

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 17, 2014, anyone interested in the educational welfare of …

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Nov 03 2013

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 30 2013

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 19 2013

Dressed to read: Tyler Library offers free books

The Tyler Public Library has a perfect solution for area residents of all ages who are looking for another place to wear a costume this October. “Dressed to Read” encourages costumed characters of all ages to visit the Library anytime between Oct. 24 and Oct. 31 and receive a free book of their choice from …

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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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Mar 17 2011

Salaries frozen, leave time cut

The Longview Independent School District’s (LISD) Board of Trustees has elected to leave the district’s salary and compensation schedules unchanged for 2011-2012. The panel also decided to discontinue local leave days for next year’s semester.  The state mandates five leave days, but LISD employees were receiving just two.  Superintendent Dr. James E. Wilcox explained the …

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