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KTXS Abilene
Enrollment up at Abilene, Wylie school districtsABILENE, Texas - As the first week of school comes to a close, both Abilene and
Enrollment up at Abilene, Wylie school districts
KTXS Abilene / Posted 7 hours ago
ABILENE, Texas - As the first week of school comes to a close, both Abilene and Wylie school districts are reviewing their enrollment numbers. The two biggest school districts in the Big Country are now a little bigger after a rise in... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Trial set for man accused of kidnapping Christina Morris from Plano's Shops at LegacyAfter two years, hundreds of tips and an arrest, family and friends still don't
Trial set for man accused of kidnapping Christina Morris from Plano's Shops at Legacy
Dallas Morning News / Posted 12 hours ago
After two years, hundreds of tips and an arrest, family and friends still don't know what happened to Christina Morris. The 23-year-old woman hasn't been seen since she walked with an acquaintance into a Plano parking garage. The time stamp on The... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Volunteers caring for four-legged flood victims(AP) The Latest on Louisiana flooding (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Volunteers
Volunteers caring for four-legged flood victims
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 12 hours ago
(AP) The Latest on Louisiana flooding (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Volunteers inside and outside of Louisiana's flood disaster zone are helping shelter and care for dogs, cats and other animals rescued from the water. Some animals were already in... Read more
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Fort Worth Weekly
Film ShortsBreathe (R) Jane Levy and Dylan Minnette star in this horror film as small-time
Film Shorts
Fort Worth Weekly / Posted 15 hours ago
Breathe (R) Jane Levy and Dylan Minnette star in this horror film as small-time criminals who break into the home of a rich blind man (Stephen Lang), only to discover that he’s a serial killer. Also with Daniel Zovatto. (Opens... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
New article outlines how school nurses can help teens experiencing digital dating abusealso be perpetrated digitally by harassing, stalking or controlling a romantic
New article outlines how school nurses can help teens experiencing digital dating abuse
News-Medical-Net / Posted 20 hours ago
also be perpetrated digitally by harassing, stalking or controlling a romantic partner via technology and social media. School nurses are often some of the first to identify such problems and play an active role in preventing them from happening... Read more
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Psych Central
School Nurses Can Step In When Digital Dating Goes Baddigitally by harassing, stalking or controlling a romantic partner via technolo
School Nurses Can Step In When Digital Dating Goes Bad
Psych Central / Posted 20 hours ago
digitally by harassing, stalking or controlling a romantic partner via technology and social media. A new study finds that school nurses are often some of the first to identify such problems and play an active role in preventing them from happening... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
Residents voice concerns over pipeline routeBy Emily Chesnic GREEN — Residents of the cities of New Franklin and Green had
Residents voice concerns over pipeline route
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 20 hours ago
By Emily Chesnic GREEN — Residents of the cities of New Franklin and Green had the opportunity to provide comments concerning the proposed NEXUS gas transmission pipeline project that would impact the two communities if the planned route... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Back-to-School Coverage: Preventing sexual assaults in collegeA recent study published in the journal Violence Against Women found that 54 pe
Back-to-School Coverage: Preventing sexual assaults in college
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 23 hours ago
A recent study published in the journal Violence Against Women found that 54 percent of student-athletes at an unnamed university campus in the southeastern part of the country admitted pressuring someone into having sex. Of the non-athletes... Read more
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News.com.au
Ten must-see films left in 2016Amy Adams’s alien thriller Arrival is one of 10 great films still to hit cinema
Ten must-see films left in 2016
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
Amy Adams’s alien thriller Arrival is one of 10 great films still to hit cinemas in 2016. Picture: Roadshow. HOLLYWOOD blockbuster season has come to an end with more a whimper than a bang, yet 2016 has a few cinematic tricks left up its... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
TEA asking test vendor for millions to fix testing systemThe Texas Education Agency is asking for $21 million in penalties from the stat
TEA asking test vendor for millions to fix testing system
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted yesterday
The Texas Education Agency is asking for $21 million in penalties from the state's STAAR test administrator. As school gears up this week, many will already start prepping for the state standardized test - STAAR. Last year, there were several... Read more
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Daily Press
Now playing in Hampton Roads 8/26Three overworked moms ditch their conventional responsibilities for a jolt of l
Now playing in Hampton Roads 8/26
Daily Press / Posted yesterday
Three overworked moms ditch their conventional responsibilities for a jolt of long overdue freedom, fun and comedic self-indulgence. Rated R. 1:41 Hampton Towne Center 24, Paragon City Center 12, Kiln Creek 20, Harbour View Grande 16, Cinema Café... Read more
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The Alliance Review
Charles William (Bill) SomersDuring attendance at Alliance High School, Bill completed his machinist apprent
Charles William (Bill) Somers
The Alliance Review / Posted 2 days ago
During attendance at Alliance High School, Bill completed his machinist apprenticeship at the Alliance Machine Co. and was subsequently drafted into the Army. He trained at Camp Bowie, Texas, where he earned a sharpshooter in the 248th Engineers... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
5 charged after rash of heroin overdoses in Southern IndianaBorger police dog gets new protective gearBorger police dog gets new protective
5 charged after rash of heroin overdoses in Southern Indiana
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 2 days ago
Borger police dog gets new protective gearBorger police dog gets new protective gear Scott sporting his bullet proof vest (Source: KFDA) One area police dog has a new look that will protect him as he continues to serve the panhandle. Scott is a... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
YSU hosting baseball showcase camp Youngstown State will be hosting a baseball showcase camp for high-school age
YSU hosting baseball showcase camp
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 2 days ago
Youngstown State will be hosting a baseball showcase camp for high-school aged pitchers and catchers at the Watson and Tressel Training Site on Oct. 8 Members of graduating classes from 2017-2020 are invited. Cost... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Borger police dog gets new protective gear Scott sporting his bullet proof vest (Source: KFDA) One area police dog has
Borger police dog gets new protective gear
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 2 days ago
Scott sporting his bullet proof vest (Source: KFDA) One area police dog has a new look that will protect him as he continues to serve the panhandle. Scott is a... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Vols right where they should want to beninth in The Associated Press' preseason poll (they were already 10th in the co
Vols right where they should want to be
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
ninth in The Associated Press' preseason poll (they were already 10th in the coaches' poll), which gives them a fair amount of respect without putting them at the top of every opponent's bulletin board, as so often happens with No. 1 Alabama. But... Read more
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Newsmax
Newsmax's 50 Most Influential Mormons in AmericaMembers of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are important leader
Newsmax's 50 Most Influential Mormons in America
Newsmax / Posted 2 days ago
Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are important leaders in many fields, including government, economics, entertainment, science, education, and sports. Most would agree Mormons “over index” in many fields that affect millions... Read more
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Fredericksburg Standard Radio Post
CTEC touts growth, debates open sessionsA request for open board meetings, a question about cyber terrorism and more hi
CTEC touts growth, debates open sessions
Fredericksburg Standard Radio Post / Posted 2 days ago
A request for open board meetings, a question about cyber terrorism and more highlighted the 68th Annual Central Texas Electric Cooperative (CTEC) annual membership meeting last week. Held Tuesday, Aug. 16 in the Fredericksburg High School... Read more
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NFL.com
Alex Gelhar2012 as a writer/editor for the Digital Features team, but for the last few sea
Alex Gelhar
NFL.com / Posted 2 days ago
2012 as a writer/editor for the Digital Features team, but for the last few seasons has lived full-time in the wild world of fantasy football. You can read his fantasy advice columns here, or listen to him rant and rave on the rebooted "NFL... Read more
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Fredericksburg Standard Radio Post
Progress report given to CTEC member-ownersMember-owners of Central Texas Electric Cooperative (CTEC) were given an update
Progress report given to CTEC member-owners
Fredericksburg Standard Radio Post / Posted 2 days ago
Member-owners of Central Texas Electric Cooperative (CTEC) were given an update on the organization’s past year — financially and operationally — at their annual membership meeting held Aug. 16 in the Fredericksburg High School Auditorium. Prior to... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Frisco's season opener at The Star shows that no one does high school football like TexasThe first challenge for longtime followers of Texas' most iconic sport is this:
Frisco's season opener at The Star shows that no one does high school football like Texas
Dallas Morning News / Posted 2 days ago
The first challenge for longtime followers of Texas' most iconic sport is this: Frisco has eight varsity high school football programs? It might seem that just yesterday this was a one-school town way up north. If you don't live or work there — and... Read more
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Fortune
The Man Who Sold Silicon Valley on Giving (Fortune, 2000)Editor’s Note:Peter Hero, the pioneering leader of the Silicon Valley Community
The Man Who Sold Silicon Valley on Giving (Fortune, 2000)
Fortune / Posted 2 days ago
Editor’s Note:Peter Hero, the pioneering leader of the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, died Sunday from cancer. He was 73. Hero was a transformative figure in the tech world, described by Fortune editor-at-lage Peter Elkind in a 2000 profile as... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Paper Beads, Melted Glass: Texas And African Women Make Jewelry And Earn A Living WageA North Texas program designed to help marginalized women secure meaningful emp
Paper Beads, Melted Glass: Texas And African Women Make Jewelry And Earn A Living Wage
KERA North Texas / Posted 2 days ago
A North Texas program designed to help marginalized women secure meaningful employment also hopes to empower women. The Akola Project says that starts with a job that pays a living wage. Akola Project jewelry is not your typical accessory. Vividly... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
New schools open in Texas town in 2013 fertilizer blastWEST, Texas (AP) - Students and adults have marched to a new school complex in
New schools open in Texas town in 2013 fertilizer blast
KTXS Abilene / Posted 2 days ago
WEST, Texas (AP) - Students and adults have marched to a new school complex in a Central Texas town where a 2013 fertilizer plant explosion killed 15 people. Classes began Wednesday at the newly finished West High School and Middle School. The $52... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
New schools open in Texas town in 2013 fertilizer blastWEST, Texas (AP) - Students and adults have marched to a new school complex in
New schools open in Texas town in 2013 fertilizer blast
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 2 days ago
WEST, Texas (AP) - Students and adults have marched to a new school complex in a Central Texas town where a 2013 fertilizer plant explosion killed 15 people. Classes began Wednesday at the newly finished West High School and Middle School. The $52... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
New schools open in Texas town in 2013 fertilizer blastWEST, Texas (AP) - Students and adults have marched to a new school complex in
New schools open in Texas town in 2013 fertilizer blast
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 2 days ago
WEST, Texas (AP) - Students and adults have marched to a new school complex in a Central Texas town where a 2013 fertilizer plant explosion killed 15 people. Classes began Wednesday at the newly finished West High School and Middle School. The $52... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
New schools open in Texas town in 2013 fertilizer blastWEST, Texas (AP) — Students and adults have marched to a new school complex in
New schools open in Texas town in 2013 fertilizer blast
KTXS Abilene / Posted 2 days ago
WEST, Texas (AP) — Students and adults have marched to a new school complex in a Central Texas town where a 2013 fertilizer plant explosion killed 15 people. Classes began Wednesday at the newly finished West High School and Middle School. The $52... Read more
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KXXV Waco
New schools open in Texas town in 2013 fertilizer blastWEST, Texas (AP) - Students and adults have marched to a new school complex in
New schools open in Texas town in 2013 fertilizer blast
KXXV Waco / Posted 2 days ago
WEST, Texas (AP) - Students and adults have marched to a new school complex in a Central Texas town where a 2013 fertilizer plant explosion killed 15 people. Classes began Wednesday at the newly finished West High School and Middle School. The $52... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
New schools open in Texas town in 2013 fertilizer blastWEST, Texas (AP) - Students and adults have marched to a new school complex in
New schools open in Texas town in 2013 fertilizer blast
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 2 days ago
WEST, Texas (AP) - Students and adults have marched to a new school complex in a Central Texas town where a 2013 fertilizer plant explosion killed 15 people. Classes began Wednesday at the newly finished West High School and Middle School. The $52... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
New schools open in Texas town in 2013 fertilizer blastWEST, Texas (AP) - Students and adults have marched to a new school complex in
New schools open in Texas town in 2013 fertilizer blast
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 2 days ago
WEST, Texas (AP) - Students and adults have marched to a new school complex in a Central Texas town where a 2013 fertilizer plant explosion killed 15 people. Classes began Wednesday at the newly finished West High School and Middle School. The $52... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
New schools open in Texas town in 2013 fertilizer blastWEST, Texas (AP) - Students and adults have marched to a new school complex in
New schools open in Texas town in 2013 fertilizer blast
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 2 days ago
WEST, Texas (AP) - Students and adults have marched to a new school complex in a Central Texas town where a 2013 fertilizer plant explosion killed 15 people. Classes began Wednesday at the newly finished West High School and Middle School. The $52... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Embattled STAAR Test Vendor Facing $20 Million Fine - Embattled STAAR Test Vendor Facing $20 Million Fine by Kiah Collier The Texas Tribune Aug. 23 2016 *Correction appended. The Texas Education Agency is penalizing the New Jersey-based company th...*Correction appended. The Texas Education Agency is penalizing the New Jersey-
Embattled STAAR Test Vendor Facing $20 Million Fine - Embattled STAAR Test Vendor Facing $20 Million Fine by Kiah Collier The Texas Tribune Aug. 23 2016 *Correction appended. The Texas Education Agency is penalizing the New Jersey-based company th...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
*Correction appended. The Texas Education Agency is penalizing the New Jersey-based company that develops and administers the state's controversial STAAR tests — to the tune of $20.7 million — over widespread logistical and technical issues reported... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
S.A. senator looking to combat cyberbullying with ‘David’s Law’AUSTIN — It all started in late October: a photo of David Molak’s girlfriend po
S.A. senator looking to combat cyberbullying with ‘David’s Law’
Houston Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
AUSTIN — It all started in late October: a photo of David Molak’s girlfriend posing with a male student from their high school flashed on Instagram with a taunting message: “steal your girl.” Dozens of profanity-laced comments, some threatening... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Ronald V. Harbst, 57, of Connecticut, died on July 28, 2016, at his home. Born on July 26, 195
Ronald V. Harbst
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
, 57, of Connecticut, died on July 28, 2016, at his home. Born on July 26, 1959, in Titusville, Fla., he was a son of the late Neil W. Harbst. In addition to his father, he was also preceded in death by two sisters, Denise Kelley... Read more
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The Rice Thresher
Students pursue political passions, blue or redOn Beer Bike morning, while the rest of Rice was preparing to ingest liquid at
Students pursue political passions, blue or red
The Rice Thresher / Posted 3 days ago
On Beer Bike morning, while the rest of Rice was preparing to ingest liquid at high speeds, Duncan College sophomore Maurice Frediere was at the convention for Senate District 13 to elect delegates for each precinct within the district. There,... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
S.A. senator looking to combat cyberbullying with ‘David’s Law’AUSTIN — It all started in late October: a photo of David Molak’s girlfriend po
S.A. senator looking to combat cyberbullying with ‘David’s Law’
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 days ago
AUSTIN — It all started in late October: a photo of David Molak’s girlfriend posing with a male student from their high school flashed on Instagram with a taunting message: “steal your girl.” Dozens of profanity-laced comments, some threatening... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Paper Beads And Melted Glass: Texas And African Women Make Jewelry, Earn A Living WageA North Texas program designed to help marginalized women secure meaningful emp
Paper Beads And Melted Glass: Texas And African Women Make Jewelry, Earn A Living Wage
KERA North Texas / Posted 3 days ago
A North Texas program designed to help marginalized women secure meaningful employment also hopes to empower women. The Akola Project says that starts with a job that pays a living wage. Akola Project jewelry is not your typical accessory. Vividly... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Paper Beads & Melted Glass: Texas And African Women Make Jewelry, Earn A Living WageA North Texas program designed to help marginalized women secure meaningful emp
Paper Beads & Melted Glass: Texas And African Women Make Jewelry, Earn A Living Wage
KERA North Texas / Posted 3 days ago
A North Texas program designed to help marginalized women secure meaningful employment also hopes to empower women. The Akola Project says that starts with a job that pays a living wage. Akola Project jewelry is not your typical accessory. Vividly... Read more
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KERA North Texas
'The Terror Years' Traces The Rise Of Al-Qaida And ISISAuthor Lawrence Wright was a conscientious objector during the Vietnam War — wh
'The Terror Years' Traces The Rise Of Al-Qaida And ISIS
KERA North Texas / Posted 3 days ago
Author Lawrence Wright was a conscientious objector during the Vietnam War — which meant he was required to do two years of what was called "alternative service." He ended up in Egypt, teaching at the American University in Cairo. And it was there... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Texas Fines Testing Vendor $5.7M After STAAR Test GlitchesTexas is fining the company that administers statewide standardized tests $5.7
Texas Fines Testing Vendor $5.7M After STAAR Test Glitches
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 3 days ago
Texas is fining the company that administers statewide standardized tests $5.7 million -- and ordering it to invest $15 million in future safeguards -- after computer glitches caused problems for students and school districts last academic... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Steven Hill, DA Adam Schiff on ‘Law & Order,’ dies at 94Steven Hill, who starred for years as District Attorney Adam Schiff on “Law & O
Steven Hill, DA Adam Schiff on ‘Law & Order,’ dies at 94
Bangor Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
Steven Hill, who starred for years as District Attorney Adam Schiff on “Law & Order” and decades earlier played the leader of the Impossible Missions Force before Peter Graves on TV’s “Mission: Impossible,” died Tuesday in Monsey, New York, his... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Embattled STAAR test vendor facing $20 million fineThe Texas Education Agency is penalizing the New Jersey-based company that deve
Embattled STAAR test vendor facing $20 million fine
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 3 days ago
The Texas Education Agency is penalizing the New Jersey-based company that develops and administers the state's controversial STAAR tests — to the tune of $20.7 million — over widespread logistical and technical issues reported with the spring... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Embattled STAAR test vendor facing $20 million fineThe problems caused thousands of students to lose answers to online standardize
Embattled STAAR test vendor facing $20 million fine
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 3 days ago
The problems caused thousands of students to lose answers to online standardized tests. The education agency is slapping Educational Testing Services with $5.7 million in “liquidated damages” and also asking it to “invest $15 million of its own... Read more
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11 News Houston
Embattled STAAR test vendor facing $20 million fineThe Texas Education Agency is penalizing the New Jersey-based company that deve
Embattled STAAR test vendor facing $20 million fine
11 News Houston / Posted 3 days ago
The Texas Education Agency is penalizing the New Jersey-based company that develops and administers the state's controversial STAAR tests — to the tune of $20.7 million — over widespread logistical and technical issues reported with the spring... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Embattled STAAR Test vendor facing $20 Million fineby Kiah Collier,The Texas Tribune The Texas Education Agency is penalizing the
Embattled STAAR Test vendor facing $20 Million fine
KTXS Abilene / Posted 3 days ago
by Kiah Collier,The Texas Tribune The Texas Education Agency is penalizing the New Jersey-based company that develops and administers the state's controversial STAAR tests — to the tune of $20.7 million — over widespread logistical and technical... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Embattled STAAR test vendor facing $20 million fineThe Texas Education Agency is penalizing the New Jersey-based company that deve
Embattled STAAR test vendor facing $20 million fine
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 3 days ago
The Texas Education Agency is penalizing the New Jersey-based company that develops and administers the state's controversial STAAR tests — to the tune of $20.7 million — over widespread logistical and technical issues reported with the spring... Read more
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The Fairfield Ledger
Elizabeth Ann West, age 78 of Fairfield died Sunday, August 21, 2016 at the University Hospitals
Elizabeth Ann West
The Fairfield Ledger / Posted 3 days ago
, age 78 of Fairfield died Sunday, August 21, 2016 at the University Hospitals in Iowa City. Elizabeth was born August 25, 1937 in Fairfield, the daughter of Ralph C. and Edith Hendricks Schillerstrom. She graduated from Fairfield... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Texas fines testing vendor $5.7M, demands $15M in upgradesAUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas is fining the company that administers statewide sta
Texas fines testing vendor $5.7M, demands $15M in upgrades
KTXS Abilene / Posted 3 days ago
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas is fining the company that administers statewide standardized tests $5.7 million — and ordering it to invest $15 million in future safeguards — after computer glitches caused problems for students and school districts last... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Embattled STAAR Test Vendor Facing $20 Million FineThe Texas Education Agency is penalizing the New Jersey-based company that deve
Embattled STAAR Test Vendor Facing $20 Million Fine
KERA North Texas / Posted 3 days ago
The Texas Education Agency is penalizing the New Jersey-based company that develops and administers the state's controversial STAAR tests — to the tune of $20.7 million — over widespread logistical and technical issues reported with the spring... Read more
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Variety
Steven Hill, D.A. Adam Schiff on ‘Law & Order,’ Dies at 94He was also a top character actor in films of the 1980s and early ’90s includin
Steven Hill, D.A. Adam Schiff on ‘Law & Order,’ Dies at 94
Variety / Posted 3 days ago
He was also a top character actor in films of the 1980s and early ’90s including “Rich and Famous,” “Yentl,” “Garbo Talks” and Arnold Schwarzenegger vehicle “Raw Deal”; “Legal Eagles,” in which he would, as in “Law & Order” a few years later, play... Read more
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