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Oct 30

Media Tips for the week of October 28

John Tyler High School Café con Leche – Parent Meeting In Spanish Monday, October 28 6:00 p.m. Library Information will be presented to families which include scholarships and grants, college admissions for post-secondary studies, as well as information on the branches of services. Woods Elementary School Pumpkin Chunk Thursday, October 31 11:30 – 12:15 – …

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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 10

LISD latest move:District hires assistant superintendent, charge him with academic improvement

    A former Texas and New York superintendent returned home to east Texas this week to begin his new job of improving academic performance in Longview ISD. Horace Williams, a Leverett’s Chapel native, began his job as an assistant superintendent on Monday. He most recently served 6½ years as superintendent of Cedar Hill ISD, …

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May 16

Theatre icon recognized: Student to receive a $1,000 scholarship named for Pam Mercer-McWilliams

Statewide theatre association creates scholarship honoring long-time Longview High School teacher. A Kilgore College student will receive a $1,000 scholarship named for Pam Mercer-McWilliams, Longview High School’s theatre director. Mercer-McWilliams, a past vice president of the Texas Educational Theatre Association, was chosen by the group to be the scholarship’s namesake. As part of the honor, …

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May 02

Lighting the way

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The recent 2013 Lamplighter Awards Banquet gave students an opportunity to express their genuine appreciation to educators whom they respect and admire. Read on for some of their moving essays and a complete winner’s list. A “Pretty Slick” Teacher “I try to make it fun for you guys. It’s boring to just sit down and …

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