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Judge overturns Texas school finance system; discounts fixes by Legislature
A state judge overturned Texas’ school finance system for the second time in 18 months on Thursday, ruling that a funding boost by the Legislature last year failed to fix a system that is both unfa...
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Statement from Bill Hammond regarding today’s school finance ruling
Statement from Bill Hammond regarding today’s school finance ruling   AUSTIN, TX — The following statement may be attributed to Bill Hammond, CEO, Texas Association of Business. “It is a disappoint...
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Judge: Texas School Finance System Unconstitutional
Judge: Texas School Finance System Unconstitutional by Morgan Smith , The Texas Tribune Aug. 28, 2014 Editor's note: This story has been updated throughout. Nearly three years after more than 600 T...
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Region 7 ESC names Jennifer Hudnall of New Diana High School as "Secondary Teacher of the Year"
New Diana High School instructor Jennifer Hudnall has been named the Region 7 Education Service Center’s “Secondary Teacher of the Year” for the 2015 year. School districts and charter schools subm...
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TSTC Chancellor Announces New Leadership for Fort Bend County
WACO - Chancellor Mike Reeser announces the appointment of Randy Wooten to serve as TSTC's East Texas regional executive in the Fort Bend County area. Effective  Sept. 2 , Randy Wooten, president o...
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UT Tyler Presents Larry the Cable Guy
  Top comedian Larry the Cable Guy will open the 2014-15 season at The University of Texas at Tyler R. Don Cowan Fine and Performing Arts Center, Susan Thomae-Morphew, Cowan Center executive direct...
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Kiwanis Club of Pittsburg gives NTCC Work Scholarship
by J. WEBER
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  The Northeast Texas Community College Foundation recently received a scholarship donation from the Kiwanis Club of Pittsburg. The $500 gift is designated for the new Work Scholarship Program at N...
Militarized Schooling? "Newtown Was A Nuclear Bomb That Changed Everything"
by ZERO HEDGE
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The following sign on the grass in front of a Texas school sums up where we are with the militarization of education in America. Read more: Militarized Schooling? "Newtown Was A Nuclear Bomb That C...
SFA exhibition to feature detailed work of intaglio artist Wood
by ROBBIE GOODRICH
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S FA exhibition to feature detailed work of intaglio artist Wood   Among the works of artist Thomas Wood that will be featured in an exhibition running Aug. 28 through Oct. 17 in Griffith Gallery o...
Tickets for Gilmer game against Liberty-Eylau go on sale Monday, Aug. 25
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Tickets will be on sale for the opening game of the Trinity Mother Frances Football Classic between the Gilmer Buckeyes and the Liberty-Eylau Leopards from Monday 8/25 – Wednesday 8/27 from 8 a.m. ...
ETBU Students Involved in Welcome Week Service Projects
by MIKE MIDKIFF, ETBU Public Relations
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  By Mike Midkiff ETBU Public Relations   MARSHALL, Texas (8/25/14) – First time freshman and transfer students of East Texas Baptist University fanned out into the community on Friday morning, Aug...
Education Commissioner: "The System Needs to Catch Up"
by MORGAN SMITH, The Texas Tribune
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Education Commissioner: "The System Needs to Catch Up" by Morgan Smith , The Texas Tribune Aug. 26, 2014 Updated, 6:47 p.m.: Pressed to explain why the state had delayed a transition away from lowe...