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Las Cruces Sun-News
Walt Rubel: Bush candidacy may shine light on NM education reformThe education reforms implemented in New Mexico under Gov. Susana Martinez, wit
Walt Rubel: Bush candidacy may shine light on NM education reform
Las Cruces Sun-News / Posted 12 minutes ago
The education reforms implemented in New Mexico under Gov. Susana Martinez, with their embrace of the federal Common Core standards and heavy reliance on standardized testing, will likely become a topic for debate in the Republican presidential... Read more
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Psych Central
Air Pollution Tied to Lower Grades for KidsA new study has found that children who are exposed to toxic air pollutants at
Air Pollution Tied to Lower Grades for Kids
Psych Central / Posted 6 hours ago
A new study has found that children who are exposed to toxic air pollutants at home are more likely to have lower grade point averages (GPAs). Researchers at the University of Texas at El Paso analyzed academic performance and sociodemographic data... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
Superintendent's column: Teachers serve as guiding lightt has truly been an exceptional first week of school in the Victoria ISD. As I
Superintendent's column: Teachers serve as guiding light
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 12 hours ago
t has truly been an exceptional first week of school in the Victoria ISD. As I visit our schools while traveling across our "612 Square Miles of Excellence," I am constantly amazed by the level of talented, passionate VISD family members I encounter... Read more
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KCEN-TV
Texas Deputy Shot and Killed at Gas StationBaylor President Announces Next Steps in Rape InquiryBaylor President Announces
Texas Deputy Shot and Killed at Gas Station
KCEN-TV / Posted 16 hours ago
Baylor President Announces Next Steps in Rape InquiryBaylor President Announces Next Steps in Rape Inquiry WACO -- Baylor University President Ken Starr has announced the next steps in the internal inquiry into the Ukwuachu rape case.More >> WACO... Read more
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KCEN-TV
Gas Prices Expected to Stay Low Through Labor Day Weekend CENTRAL TEXAS -- The statewide gas average for unleaded is now $2.27, but in
Gas Prices Expected to Stay Low Through Labor Day Weekend
KCEN-TV / Posted 19 hours ago
CENTRAL TEXAS -- The statewide gas average for unleaded is now $2.27, but in central Texas you can find it for much lower than that.... Read more
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KFOX 14 El Paso
Mother of EPISD special needs student says her son was beaten by a teacherEL PASO, Texas - The mother of an El Paso Independent School District elementar
Mother of EPISD special needs student says her son was beaten by a teacher
KFOX 14 El Paso / Posted 19 hours ago
EL PASO, Texas - The mother of an El Paso Independent School District elementary school student is livid after a video was uploaded on YouTube showing her son being beaten by a paraprofessional who works at the school. Celeea Lujan was contacted by... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
San Antonio-area schools reported 264 bus crashes in 2013-2014, records showPhoto: Kin Man Hui, San Antonio...
San Antonio-area schools reported 264 bus crashes in 2013-2014, records show
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 22 hours ago
Photo: Kin Man Hui, San Antonio... Read more
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Lockhart Post-Register
LISD announces plans for bond packageEditor/POST-REGISTER An informational packet being distributed by the Lockhart
LISD announces plans for bond package
Lockhart Post-Register / Posted yesterday
Editor/POST-REGISTER An informational packet being distributed by the Lockhart Independent School District this week spells out the plans for the funds the district could potentially receive if a $63.9 million bond package meets with voter approval... Read more
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KCEN-TV
Killeen Police, KISD Investigate Social Media ThreatKILLEEN -- The Killeen Police Department and the Killeen Independent School Dis
Killeen Police, KISD Investigate Social Media Threat
KCEN-TV / Posted yesterday
KILLEEN -- The Killeen Police Department and the Killeen Independent School District are investigating a threat made towards the school. Someone posted a violent threat toward Killeen High School students on Instagram Thursday night. Carroll Smith... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Children exposed to toxic air pollutants at home more likely to have lower GPAsA University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) study on children's health has found th
Children exposed to toxic air pollutants at home more likely to have lower GPAs
News-Medical-Net / Posted yesterday
A University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) study on children's health has found that fourth and fifth graders who are exposed to toxic air pollutants at home are more likely to have lower GPAs. UTEP researchers analyzed academic performance and... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Citgo Introduces New Vice President Thursday night at Solomon P. Ortiz Center Citgo introduced their new Vice Pre
Citgo Introduces New Vice President
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted yesterday
Thursday night at Solomon P. Ortiz Center Citgo introduced their new Vice President Art Klein. He has been with the company for five years. He says he is excited for this new... Read more
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KBTX 3 Bryan/College Station
Calvert School Board Meeting Left Some Parents UnhappyWith just days to spare, the Calvert School board has approved the budget for t
Calvert School Board Meeting Left Some Parents Unhappy
KBTX 3 Bryan/College Station / Posted yesterday
With just days to spare, the Calvert School board has approved the budget for this new school year, but it wasn't the dollars and cents that got the crowd fired up. It was a decision about a proposed personnel change that left some parents... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Kingsville Police Investigating Sex Tape Involving MinorsWord has been going around the Kingsville community about a sex tape that had s
Kingsville Police Investigating Sex Tape Involving Minors
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted yesterday
Word has been going around the Kingsville community about a sex tape that had surfaced involving a 14-year old girl and two teenage boys. It supposedly happened at H.M. King High School. "To begin with, no such incidents occurred at the high... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
CCISD Urging Teachers to Take Online SurveyThe president of the local chapter of the American Federation of Teachers is ur
CCISD Urging Teachers to Take Online Survey
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted yesterday
The president of the local chapter of the American Federation of Teachers is urging teachers to take part in an online survey she is hoping will help shape Corpus Christi Independent School District material. Dr. Nancy Vera released a YouTube video... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
UTEP study links air pollution to lower GPAsA UTEP study on children’s health found that fourth and fifth graders who are e
UTEP study links air pollution to lower GPAs
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted yesterday
A UTEP study on children’s health found that fourth and fifth graders who are exposed to toxic air pollutants at home are more likely to have lower GPAs. UTEP researchers analyzed academic performance and sociodemographic data for 1,895 fourth and... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Texas Day Care Delivers 5-Old to Wrong School on 1st DayA North Texas day care has vowed to take "appropriate action" after a 5-year-ol
Texas Day Care Delivers 5-Old to Wrong School on 1st Day
NBC Los Angeles / Posted yesterday
A North Texas day care has vowed to take "appropriate action" after a 5-year-old in its care was dropped off at the wrong school on the first day of kindergarten this week. "I was infuriated," said Scott Johnson, the child's father. "One time is one... Read more
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NBC New York
Texas Day Care Delivers 5-Old to Wrong School on 1st DayA North Texas day care has vowed to take "appropriate action" after a 5-year-ol
Texas Day Care Delivers 5-Old to Wrong School on 1st Day
NBC New York / Posted 2 days ago
A North Texas day care has vowed to take "appropriate action" after a 5-year-old in its care was dropped off at the wrong school on the first day of kindergarten this week. "I was infuriated," said Scott Johnson, the child's father. "One time is one... Read more
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Fredericksburg Standard Radio Post
Daily Update for Aug. 27• A celebration to commemorate what would be the 107th birthday of the late Pre
Daily Update for Aug. 27
Fredericksburg Standard Radio Post / Posted 2 days ago
• A celebration to commemorate what would be the 107th birthday of the late President Lyndon B. Johnson is underway at Stonewall today starting with the traditional wreath laying ceremony at the Johnson Family Cemetery. Both the Lyndon B. Johnson... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Prestigious Kennedy Center teams with HISD for arts educationWashington D.C.'s prestigious Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is teaming
Prestigious Kennedy Center teams with HISD for arts education
Houston Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
Washington D.C.'s prestigious Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is teaming with the City of Houston and Houston Independent School District to expand arts education for students. Titled "Ensuring the Arts for Any Given Child," the initiative... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Back-to-school: YISD offers free lunch at 35 campusesThe Ysleta Independent School District recently announced its participation in
Back-to-school: YISD offers free lunch at 35 campuses
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 2 days ago
The Ysleta Independent School District recently announced its participation in the Community Eligibility Provision, or CEP. YISD's participation means students attending eligible schools will no longer need to apply for free lunch. YISD has 35 of... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
Texas Day Care Delivers 5-Old to Wrong School on 1st DayA North Texas day care has vowed to take "appropriate action" after a 5-year-ol
Texas Day Care Delivers 5-Old to Wrong School on 1st Day
NBC Connecticut / Posted 2 days ago
A North Texas day care has vowed to take "appropriate action" after a 5-year-old in its care was dropped off at the wrong school on the first day of kindergarten this week. "I was infuriated," said Scott Johnson, the child's father. "One time is one... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Texas Day Care Delivers 5-Old to Wrong School on 1st DayA North Texas day care has vowed to take "appropriate action" after a 5-year-ol
Texas Day Care Delivers 5-Old to Wrong School on 1st Day
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 2 days ago
A North Texas day care has vowed to take "appropriate action" after a 5-year-old in its care was dropped off at the wrong school on the first day of kindergarten this week. "I was infuriated," said Scott Johnson, the child's father. "One time is one... Read more
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The University Star
School zone safety program to expandHays County has decided to expand the School Zone Speed Safety Camera Program t
School zone safety program to expand
The University Star / Posted 2 days ago
Hays County has decided to expand the School Zone Speed Safety Camera Program that will work toward limiting speeding for the upcoming school year. The program began July 15 at Scudder Primary in the Wimberley Independent School District. The... Read more
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CBS 19 Tyler
Longview ISD approves Montessori school designLONGVIEW (KYTX) - The Longview Independent School District trustees approved th
Longview ISD approves Montessori school design
CBS 19 Tyler / Posted 2 days ago
LONGVIEW (KYTX) - The Longview Independent School District trustees approved the schematic design for a new Montessori campus that will only include Pre-K and Kindergarten. The trustees have had multiple meetings with Huckabee Incorporated, who... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Day Care Delivers 5-Old to Wrong School on 1st DayA Denton day care has vowed it will take "appropriate action" after a 5-year-ol
Day Care Delivers 5-Old to Wrong School on 1st Day
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 2 days ago
A Denton day care has vowed it will take "appropriate action" after a 5-year-old in its care was dropped off at the wrong school on the first day of kindergarten this week. "I was infuriated," said Scott Johnson, the child's father. "One time is one... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Former AISD superintendent pleads guilty to two chargesABILENE - Former Abilene Independent School District Superintendent Heath Burns
Former AISD superintendent pleads guilty to two charges
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 2 days ago
ABILENE - Former Abilene Independent School District Superintendent Heath Burns waived indictment and pleaded guilty Wednesday to two felony charges in Taylor County’s 104th District Court. Burns, who exited the courthouse sans a word, pleaded... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
DISD Investigating If Employees Violated Policy After Ashley Madison HackDALLAS (CBS11) – Dallas school employees appear to be among some of the e-mail
DISD Investigating If Employees Violated Policy After Ashley Madison Hack
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 2 days ago
DALLAS (CBS11) – Dallas school employees appear to be among some of the e-mail addresses leaked as part of the Ashley Madison hack. Dallas ISD is now looking to see if any employees violated district policies. Two email addresses included in the... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Lewisville Nature Preserve to Get a New LifeAn area some describe as a "hidden gem" will now be more accessible to all. Th
Lewisville Nature Preserve to Get a New Life
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 2 days ago
An area some describe as a "hidden gem" will now be more accessible to all. The Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area, or LLELA, entered into a new chapter this month where the city of Lewisville plays a larger role. They have now partnered... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Advancement jeopardized for HISD students who didn't get state testsNearly 90 HISD students who tried to enroll in ninth grade this week learned th
Advancement jeopardized for HISD students who didn't get state tests
Houston Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
Nearly 90 HISD students who tried to enroll in ninth grade this week learned they were not given required state tests last year and may not be able to start high school as expected. The students are taking unofficial exams so school officials can... Read more
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Fredericksburg Standard Radio Post
First-day enrollment for FISD is combined 3,045By Joshua McKinney — Summer’s officially over for public school students and s
First-day enrollment for FISD is combined 3,045
Fredericksburg Standard Radio Post / Posted 2 days ago
By Joshua McKinney — Summer’s officially over for public school students and some private school students in the area. An estimated 4,150 students are attending Gillespie County schools so far, and more students are to follow. Fredericksburg,... Read more
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KWTX-TV Waco
Texas School Superintendent Sentenced In Fraud, Abuse CasesABILENE (August 26, 2015) Former Abilene School Superintendent Heath Burns must
Texas School Superintendent Sentenced In Fraud, Abuse Cases
KWTX-TV Waco / Posted 2 days ago
ABILENE (August 26, 2015) Former Abilene School Superintendent Heath Burns must serve three years of probation for not immediately reporting alleged improper relationships between teachers and students. Burns resigned in February as superintendent... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Abilene schools leader gets probation over fraud, abuseABILENE, Texas (AP) - A former West Texas educator must serve three years of pr
Abilene schools leader gets probation over fraud, abuse
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 2 days ago
ABILENE, Texas (AP) - A former West Texas educator must serve three years of probation for not immediately reporting alleged improper relationships between teachers and students. Heath Burns in February resigned as superintendent of the Abilene... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Abilene schools leader gets probation over fraud, abuseABILENE, Texas (AP) - A former West Texas educator must serve three years of pr
Abilene schools leader gets probation over fraud, abuse
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 2 days ago
ABILENE, Texas (AP) - A former West Texas educator must serve three years of probation for not immediately reporting alleged improper relationships between teachers and students. Heath Burns in February resigned as superintendent of the Abilene... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Abilene schools leader gets probation over fraud, abuseABILENE, Texas (AP) - A former West Texas educator must serve three years of pr
Abilene schools leader gets probation over fraud, abuse
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 2 days ago
ABILENE, Texas (AP) - A former West Texas educator must serve three years of probation for not immediately reporting alleged improper relationships between teachers and students. Heath Burns in February resigned as superintendent of the Abilene... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Abilene schools leader gets probation over fraud, abuseABILENE, Texas (AP) - A former West Texas educator must serve three years of pr
Abilene schools leader gets probation over fraud, abuse
KXXV Waco / Posted 2 days ago
ABILENE, Texas (AP) - A former West Texas educator must serve three years of probation for not immediately reporting alleged improper relationships between teachers and students. Heath Burns in February resigned as superintendent of the Abilene... Read more
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KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma
Abilene schools leader gets probation over fraud, abuseABILENE, Texas (AP) - A former West Texas educator must serve three years of pr
Abilene schools leader gets probation over fraud, abuse
KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma / Posted 2 days ago
ABILENE, Texas (AP) - A former West Texas educator must serve three years of probation for not immediately reporting alleged improper relationships between teachers and students. Heath Burns in February resigned as superintendent of the Abilene... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Abilene schools leader gets probation over fraud, abuseABILENE, Texas (AP) - A former West Texas educator must serve three years of pr
Abilene schools leader gets probation over fraud, abuse
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 2 days ago
ABILENE, Texas (AP) - A former West Texas educator must serve three years of probation for not immediately reporting alleged improper relationships between teachers and students. Heath Burns in February resigned as superintendent of the Abilene... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Abilene schools leader gets probation over fraud, abuseABILENE, Texas (AP) - A former West Texas educator must serve three years of pr
Abilene schools leader gets probation over fraud, abuse
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 2 days ago
ABILENE, Texas (AP) - A former West Texas educator must serve three years of probation for not immediately reporting alleged improper relationships between teachers and students. Heath Burns in February resigned as superintendent of the Abilene... Read more
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Pleasanton Express
FLASHBACK: Open house at new Pleasanton Hospital set for SundayTo open Hospital-Dr. J.M. Faggard, left, and Dr. John D. Austin talk over plans
FLASHBACK: Open house at new Pleasanton Hospital set for Sunday
Pleasanton Express / Posted 2 days ago
To open Hospital-Dr. J.M. Faggard, left, and Dr. John D. Austin talk over plans for opening the new Pleasanton Hospital and Clinic. Dr. Faggard has been practicing medicine at Poteet since 1947 and Dr. Austin has been located in Pleasanton since... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Austin Creek Apartments body autopsy results inconclusive *News-Crime, Police Lights Amarillo, TX - We have an update on the body that
Austin Creek Apartments body autopsy results inconclusive
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 3 days ago
*News-Crime, Police Lights Amarillo, TX - We have an update on the body that was found at Austin Creek apartments last week.Amarillo... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Police searching for suspect in early morning robberyAustin Creek Apartments body autopsy results inconclusiveAustin Creek Apartment
Police searching for suspect in early morning robbery
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 3 days ago
Austin Creek Apartments body autopsy results inconclusiveAustin Creek Apartments body autopsy results inconclusive *News-Crime, Police Lights Amarillo, TX - We have an update on the body that was found at Austin Creek apartments last week.Amarillo... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Trial pushed for former teacher accused in sex caseThe trial for a former teacher accused of having sex with a student will not ha
Trial pushed for former teacher accused in sex case
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 3 days ago
The trial for a former teacher accused of having sex with a student will not happen next week. Tanya Ramirez's trial was moved Tuesday and is tentatively set for Sept. 14 in 28th District Judge Nanette Hasette's court. Ramirez, 31, declined... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Before ETBU Classes Begin New Students Serve in the Marshall Community - MARSHALL Texas () – New incoming students of East Texas Baptist University fanned out to 12 different locations on Saturday morning in hopes of making a difference...East Texas Baptist University incoming freshmen students Carrie Sparks of Beaum
Before ETBU Classes Begin New Students Serve in the Marshall Community - MARSHALL Texas () – New incoming students of East Texas Baptist University fanned out to 12 different locations on Saturday morning in hopes of making a difference...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 3 days ago
East Texas Baptist University incoming freshmen students Carrie Sparks of Beaumont (sitting left) and Aaryn Honeywood of Paris sort out reading books at Travis Elementary. As part of “ETBU Cares” and Welcome Week Activities teams of new ETBU students... Read more
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Fredericksburg Standard Radio Post
Marion Katherine Kuhlmann Hammett, 84, of Lampasas, died Wednesday Aug. 19, 2015. A funeral Mass was celebrated
Marion Katherine Kuhlmann Hammett
Fredericksburg Standard Radio Post / Posted 3 days ago
, 84, of Lampasas, died Wednesday Aug. 19, 2015. A funeral Mass was celebrated at 11 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 22, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Lampasas, with interment following at Oak Hill Cemetery. Arrangements... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Texas has opened more than 170 investigations into teacher-student sexual relations since Septembergallery_thumbnails_show|article-gallery-6466459|article-gallery-6466459|0 gall
Texas has opened more than 170 investigations into teacher-student sexual relations since September
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 days ago
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Wilson County News
Five vie for three Floresville seatsAccording to Floresville City Secretary Monica Cordova, five applications for t
Five vie for three Floresville seats
Wilson County News / Posted 3 days ago
According to Floresville City Secretary Monica Cordova, five applications for three ballot places were filed by the Monday, Aug. 24, deadline. These included incumbent Johnny Ray Nieto, who faces opposition from Frank Ramirez, and Eric Rodriguez,... Read more
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Wilson County News
Welcome back!I would like to welcome back all teachers and students. It is hard to believe t
Welcome back!
Wilson County News / Posted 3 days ago
I would like to welcome back all teachers and students. It is hard to believe that school is already in session. The teachers and administrators are excited about the new school year. Everyone has been working very hard over the summer to prepare... Read more
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Wilson County News
DPS: Obey traffic laws, use extra caution as new school year beginsFELIPE SALAZAR/Contributor Floresville Independent School District students wai
DPS: Obey traffic laws, use extra caution as new school year begins
Wilson County News / Posted 3 days ago
FELIPE SALAZAR/Contributor Floresville Independent School District students wait for the bus Aug. 24 on the first day of school. Drivers are urged to be cautious on the roads as students return to classes for the 2015-16 school year.Tweet August 26,... Read more
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Wilson County News
La Vernia trustees OK lower tax rateAugust 26, 2015 20 views Post a commentThe average tax bill in the La Vernia In
La Vernia trustees OK lower tax rate
Wilson County News / Posted 3 days ago
August 26, 2015 20 views Post a commentThe average tax bill in the La Vernia Independent School District (ISD) will be approximately $2,492.38 for the new fiscal year, following a decision by the district’s board of trustees during its Aug. 17... Read more
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Wichita Falls Times Record News
Burk ISD puts $47.1 million bond up for voteWICHITA FALLS, Texas - Burkburnett Independent School District trustees voted M
Burk ISD puts $47.1 million bond up for vote
Wichita Falls Times Record News / Posted 3 days ago
WICHITA FALLS, Texas - Burkburnett Independent School District trustees voted Monday to hold an election for a $47.1 million bond issue that would include the construction of a new elementary school, school district superintendent Danny Taylor... Read more
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