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Jun 09 2014

Bracelets to feed the hungry

Rice Elementary School fourth-grader, Kiymiya Lamea, enjoys creating beautiful bracelets and headbands made of colorful rubber bands, as do a lot of girls her age. Girls typically wear their bracelets or trade them for bracelets their friends have made. However, Kiymiya has different plans for her bracelets that include feeding the hungry through the East …

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Jun 03 2014

Longview ISD names 2014-15 Teachers of the Year

Great teachers inspire students. From Longview ISD Lamplighters Award that gives students opportunities to write about impressive teachers to Teachers of the Year who are chosen by their principals and peers, teaching is a profession like no other. It is true that the world rarely notices who teachers are; nonetheless, civilization depends on what they teach. Some people may not quite appreciate teachers. But,  once the school …

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May 17 2014

Great Educators: TISD name teachers of the year

Tyler – Tyler ISD announced the 2014 Teachers of the Year at the annual Teacher of the Year Banquet held this evening at Harvey Convention Center. The celebratory banquet was hosted by Cooperative Teachers Credit Union. The District honored Campus Teachers of the Year before naming Beverly McRae as Elementary Teacher of the Year and …

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May 13 2014

Schools’ testing questioned

The president of the Texas branch of the American Federation of Teachers (Texas AFT,) Linda Bridges, has commented on the Texas Education Agency’s guidelines for evaluating teachers. These evaluations are submitted to the U.S. Department of Education. “The commissioner is relying on a defective value-added model to measure teacher performance based on standardized test scores, …

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May 09 2014

Hudson Pep, firefighters flame cancer

Ambulance sirens were blaring as beautifully decorated trucks approached Hudson Pep Elementary School winding drive way.  Several Longview fire trucks blasting their horns intermittently were following closely behind as in a triumphant parade. Suddenly, pink fire trucks made their entrance from behind the trees. The event was a surprise, show-stopper for two teachers, Leslie Konvalin, …

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Jan 27 2014

Pine Tree ISD approves contract extension for Superintendent

   Dr. TJ Farler will continue to serve Pine Tree ISD as the schools superintendent, thanks to unanimous support Monday by school board members at a special meeting held Tuesday, January 21st. “The board approved a three-year contract that is extended by a year after the first year served,” said Farler. Her extension will ensure …

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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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