Tag Archive: higher education

Jul 30 2015

LISD Students Take Flight

Students L-R: Nathatlie Serrato, Deborah Cortez, Kalyn Anderson, Dkaylon Bush, Tavion and Kysean Dixon surrounded by LISD, LETU officials and parents

Kelly Bell and Joycelyne Fadojutimi/ETR The Longview Independent School District (LISD) and world-famous LeTourneau University (LETU) are joining forces in an early college program that will accelerate young scholars into the job market. Such a program combines high school and college curricula in a challenging but supportive project that reduces the time typically required to …

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Sep 23 2013

Texas prepaid college tuition enrollment open

Texas Comptroller Susan Combs is reminding parents they can begin enrolling in the Texas Tuition Promise Fund®, the state’s prepaid college tuition program. Open enrollment began this month and runs through Feb. 28, 2014. “Saving for college is a very important part of family budgets,” Combs said. “The Texas Tuition Promise Fund offers parents the …

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Jul 13 2011

Let the open debate on higher education flourish

By Ronald L. Trowbridge, Ph.D. The Texas Coalition for Excellence in Higher Education recently formed to defend the status quo against the efforts of university regents to promote transparency and accountability in higher education. Yet there is much about the status quo that simply cannot be defended. Higher education today needs reform in two ways. …

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