Tag Archive: public school

Jan 12 2016

Pine Tree ISD recognizes board

January 2016 is School Board Recognition Month and Pine Tree ISD joins other districts across the state as districts honor the countless contributions of these locally elected advocates for public education. “Serving on a local school board is no easy task, particularly in today’s climate of rapid change and financial uncertainties. These men and women …

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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 27 2011

Budgeting for ignorance

By Jim Hightower Will Rogers said that when Congress is in session, the public gets the same panicky feeling as “when the baby gets hold of a hammer.” Rogers’ observation can also be applied to the mayhem that has broken out in various smash-happy state legislatures. All across the country, right-wing zealots are wielding their …

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