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Supt. Rick Albritton concerned about upcoming special session in Austin
Gilmer ISD Superintendent Rick Albritton told the school board Monday night "there's nothing good about the (upcoming special state legislative) session for education" and that all of Gov. Greg Abb...
Jun 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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THSC Scores Major Victory for Parents: SB 999 Signed by Governor Abbott
  AUSTIN, TEXAS — The Texas Home School Coalition (THSC) realized victory on behalf of Texas parents on June 15, 2017, when Gov. Greg Abbott signed Senate Bill 999 into law.   Introduced by Sen. Ro...
Jun 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Upward Bound program awarded $1.3M grant to continue services through 2022
  Congressman Louie Gohmert recently announced that Kilgore College’s Upward Bound program will receive federal grants from the U.S. Department of Education totaling $1.28 million.   The grant will...
Jun 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hindus seek Diwali holiday in all Texas schools
    Hindus are urging all public school districts and private-charter-independent schools in Texas to close on Diwali, most popular of their festival, which falls on October 19 this year.   Many pu...
Jun 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Diabetes Drugs, Diet Linked to Breast Cancer Prevention
Research by breast cancer expert Xiaohe Yang, M.D., Ph.D., shows that well-known drugs for type 2 diabetes and dietary factors may be the key to breast cancer prevention.    Kannapolis, N.C.  – Res...
Jun 22, 2017 | 5 5 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paul Wearden Named to Wheaton College (Ill.) Dean's List for Spring 2017 Semester
  WHEATON, IL ( 06/22/2017 )-- Wheaton College student Paul Wearden of Big Sandy, Texas, was named to the Dean's List for the spring 2017 semester. To earn Dean's List honors at Wheaton, an undergr...
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Wilmington University Awarded $500,000 to Transform Teacher Training
Jun 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
National teacher preparation organization selects year-long teacher residency program as 1 of 4 recipients of prestigious grant NEW CASTLE, Del.,  June 22, 2017  (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- For more than a...
New in Trib+Edu: Helping refugees get an education
by JOHN REYNOLDS, The Texas Tribune
Jun 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
New in Trib+Edu: Helping refugees get an education by  John Reynolds June 22, 2017 In this week's edition of the Trib+Edu newsletter: A community in Michigan works to help refugees receive an educa...
Texas A&M reigns, UH gets a boost in Texas college sports revenue
by MATTHEW WATKINS and ANNIE DANIEL, The Texas Tribune
Jun 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Texas A&M reigns, UH gets a boost in Texas college sports revenue by  Matthew Watkins  and  Annie Daniel June 22, 2017 Texas A&M University is the revenue king for Texas college sports — for now, a...
Ed and Gwen Cole STEM Building on schedule to be completed by fall 2018
Jun 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Ed and Gwen Cole STEM Building on schedule to be completed by fall 2018 June 21, 2017   NACOGDOCHES, Texas  — Structural steel beams are being placed and foundational concrete poured as constructio...
SFA Rusche College of Business offers study-abroad experiences in France, Austria
Jun 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
SFA Rusche College of Business offers study-abroad experiences in France, Austria June 20, 2017   NACOGDOCHES, Texas  — Stephen F. Austin State University’s Rusche College of Business offers studen...
2017 Region 7 Superintendent of the Year Announced
Jun 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
  Kilgore, Texas - Region 7 Education Service Center is honored to announce that Dr. LaTonya Goffney, Lufkin ISD Superintendent of Schools, has been selected as the 2017 Regional Superintendent of ...