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Rural "school choice" letter campaign sparks confusion, accusations inside Texas Capitol
 John Jordan Rural "school choice" letter campaign sparks confusion, accusations inside Texas Capitol by  Aliyya Swaby  and  Jim Malewitz March 23, 2017 Comments An advocacy group says thousands of...
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Understanding Planting Zones
If you have ever studied the purchase of most any outdoor plant, you will run across numbers and the term “zones”.  These are crucial to get right for long term success of plants in your landscape....
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'Winning With Nutrition' program presented at Ore City School
The Upshur County Family and Consumer Sciences Advisory Board recently supported and helped plan the implementation of a "Winning With Nutrition" program at Ore City School, said county extension a...
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Former Gov. Perry questions Texas A&M student body election
Former Gov. Perry questions Texas A&M student body election by  Patrick Svitek  and  Matthew Watkins March 22, 2017 Comments Former Gov. Rick Perry, now the U.S. energy secretary, is questioning th...
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Senate Education Committee passes school choice bill
Senate Education Committee passes school choice bill by  Aliyya Swaby March 23, 2017 In a 7-3 vote, Senate Education Committee passed a key "private school choice" bill, which would create two publ...
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Free financial aid help sessions set for Kilgore, Longview campuses
  Kilgore College will host financial aid assistance sessions for students and/or parents who need help filling out the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).   FAFSA Help Days will be h...
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TJC Academy of Dance featured in ETSO’s ‘Invitation to the Dance
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Music and dance will take center stage as students from the Tyler Junior College Academy of Dance join the East Texas Symphony Orchestra for “Invitation to the Dance.” The performance is set 7:30 p...
Kimberly Campbell of Gilmer inducted into Alpha Chi honor society
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  SEARCY, AR ( 03/22/2017 )-- Kimberly Campbell of Gilmer (75645) was recently inducted into Harding University's chapter of Alpha Chi National Honor Society. Campbell, middle level math and scienc...
Trump Immigration Policies Chill Some School Protests
by BETSY JOLES, Reporting Texas
Mar 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
    AUSTIN — On Jan. 20, senior Blanca Sanchez-Luna led students in a walkout at East Side Memorial High School to protest President Donald Trump’s inauguration and his immigration policies. Since ...
Senate passes property tax bill state leaders love, local officials oppose
by BRANDON FORMBY, The Texas Tribune
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Senate passes property tax bill state leaders love, local officials oppose by  Brandon Formby March 21, 2017 Comments The Senate voted 18-12 in favor of bill that would require an election if a loc...
Watch Texas senators discuss limiting college tuition growth
by MATTHEW WATKINS, The Texas Tribune
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Watch Texas senators discuss limiting college tuition growth by  Matthew Watkins March 22, 2017 The Senate Higher Education Committee will consider bills related to limiting tuition increases Wedne...
School choice bill proponents, foes debate what's best for families
by ALIYYA SWABY, The Texas Tribune
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School choice bill proponents, foes debate what's best for families by  Aliyya Swaby March 21, 2017 Comments Tuesday's Senate Education Committee debate on private school subsidies lasted more than...