Tag Archive: school

May 29 2012

LONGIEW ISD IS HIRING

Longview ISD will be hiring at least 32 full-time certified teachers for the 2012-13 school year in Math, Science, Spanish, Career and Technology. The district has scheduled a 2012 Teacher Recruitment Expo on May 31, 4-6 p.m. at the Longview ISD Education Support Center, 1301 East Young Street. Longview ISD is seeing a lot of …

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May 15 2012

Tatum ISD approves bond

By Jimmy Isaac Tatum Independent School District voters on Saturday approved a $29.9 million bond package. The final tally was 299 votes, or 79.9 percent, in favor of the proposal, and 75 votes against the bond. It was the school’s sixth successful bond election in a dozen years. The 2012 bond will increase the TISD …

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May 07 2012

UT Tyler to offer Master of Accountancy

The University of Texas at Tyler will offer a new master of accountancy program this fall, Dr. Donna Dickerson, interim provost and vice president for academic affairs, announced. The 30-credit hour program will provide students with the requisite accounting skills and knowledge for a professional career in accounting. It is designed to be flexible enough …

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Dec 15 2011

LISD to join school finance lawsuit

The Lindale Independent School District board of trustees voted Monday night to join more than 300 school districts in the Texas Taxpayer and Student Fairness Coalition-Equity Center lawsuit filed against the state. The lawsuit, filed in October, is in response to the Texas legislature’s more than $4 billion cuts to school funding.  The goal of …

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Nov 28 2011

Catering to the frozen pizza lobby

Doting on the financial interests Coca Cola, ConAgra, and Del Monte instead of America’s school kids isn’t going to get the approval rating for Congress recover from an all-time low. By Jim Hightower How small-minded is Congress? How tangled-up in a right-wing ideological knot is it? How subservient to corporate lobbyists is it? The answers …

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Aug 23 2011

Their future, our fight

By Linda Bridges In the wake of a state legislative session that produced unprecedented cuts of more than $5 billion from public education, the back-to-school verdict is already in: 75 percent of Texans say our state lawmakers should not have cut funding for public schools at all (Texas Poll, July 2011). In fact, 90 percent …

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Aug 16 2011

Back-to-school budgeting tips

By Jason Alderman Whether you’re a recent graduate going to college for the first time or a returning student, it will soon be time to get to campus – and payment deadlines for tuition and other fees are not far behind. “Be sure not to overlook any tax credits or deductions for education,” said Clay …

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Aug 02 2011

Sales Tax Holiday looms

Texas Comptroller Susan Combs says Texas families have a big opportunity to save money when they shop. The state’s annual Sales Tax Holiday is scheduled for Friday, Saturday and Sunday, August 19-21. “On that weekend, shoppers will pay no state or local sales tax on many school supplies, school backpacks and most children’s and adults’ …

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