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Oct 01 2015

UT Tyler Ranks Best

Students who graduate from The University of Texas at Tyler have a strong potential to earn competitive salaries, according to information compiled and released recently by the U.S. Department of Education, UT Tyler President Rodney H. Mabry announced. On Saturday, the department unveiled the College Scorecard system in response to an initiative from President Barak …

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Aug 27 2015

County Budget, Tax Rate Adopted


The Smith County Commissioners Court on Monday voted unanimously to approve the Fiscal Year 2016 balanced budget and the unchanged tax rate. The budget process formally began in April. After six budget workshops and two public hearings, Commissioners approved the budget, which addressed adequate funding for law enforcement and jail operations; improvements to county roads …

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Aug 07 2015

Teachers: Tyler Ranks High in National Poll


Tyler – A new report released by the GoodCall research team shows that Tyler recently ranked as the 28th best place in the U.S. for teachers to live and work. The rankings were based on data collected from the U.S. Census Bureau, the National Center for Education Statistics and Indeed.com. Tyler made the list due …

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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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May 28 2012

Law is lucrative

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By Jimmy Isaac In an area where per capita income lags behind most other cities, Longview attorneys are among the highest paid in the nation, a new report shows. The Longview metropolitan statistical area’s 180 lawyers made an average of $153,870 in 2011, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The Longview area ranked …

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May 15 2012

Surplus predicted

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Willard believes the city is destined for a $690,686 surplus at the fiscal year’s end.   By Jimmy Isaac Longview City Manager David Willard is predicting a nearly $700,000 surplus when the 2012 budget year ends, as better-than-hoped-for collection of late property taxes might make up for flattening sales tax revenue. “I really think we’re …

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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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Jan 20 2011

Texas teachers’ salaries surveyed

The Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) has released its Texas Public Schools Teacher Report, revealing the state’s teachers are making 1.4% more for 2011-2011 than they were a year earlier. This is the second such survey taken by the TASB’s HR Services Division, and is the most definitive report on Texas educators’ compensation and …

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