Tag Archive: school

Oct 31 2013

GI Bill eases college costs for military families

As Veteran’s Day approaches, this is a good time to remind our active duty service members and veterans about the many education assistance benefits available to them through the G.I. Bill and other government programs. Here’s a rundown of a few of the more commonly used programs: The Post 9/11 GI Bill is more flexible …

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Oct 30 2013

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 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 17 2013

Standing with Wendy Davis: A champion for public education

The Texas American Federation of Teachers this week endorsed State Sen. Wendy Davis in her run for Texas Governor. “When we offer to stand with a candidate and work for their election, we spend an enormous amount of time looking at their positions on education issues to ensure they will be effective leaders in developing …

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Oct 16 2013

Going to college:Preparing them early for the next phase in their lives

Forest Park Middle school National Honor Junior Society students took a field trip to Stephen F. Austin University this week. The students had a chance to experience full college life on SFA’s campus. They all got a chance to speak with college students and four seniors took them on a tour of the campus experiencing …

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Jun 24 2013

PTISD welcomes Daya

The Pine Tree ISD School Board named Daya Hill, Ed.D. as Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction in a special board meeting, May 29, 2013. “I am elated to join the PTISD community of lifelong learners.” said Hill. “I look forward to serving as a member of an organization that encourages innovation and embraces academic …

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Jun 13 2013

Local churches, families celebrate graduates

The East Texas Baptist – Longview District Association recently held a Baccalaureate Service for their graduates. The purpose of this service was to embrace the District’s young people. It also served as an encouragement for the graduates to step out in faith, keep God first and He will direct their paths. Furthermore, it was an …

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Jun 11 2013

Beat the heat, boredom by learning to swim

As school is wrapping up and summer is kicking off, many parents are looking for ways to occupy their kids this summer. PARD Learn to Swim classes are a fabulous way to beat the heat and have a great time doing it! personal loans with bad credit We teach classes for anyone ages 6 months …

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