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6  School Choice
229  Teachers & Administration
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School Choice
KTRK ABC 13 Houston
Teachers to return to classes after 2nd day of strike over now-killed bill
...teachers because it proposed establishing the state's first charter schools and funds for private school vouchers -- appeared dead, the state's three biggest teachers' unions continued the strike for a second day...
02/21/2019    Online
 
Texas Monthly
Are Texas Kids Failing? Or Are the Tests Rigged?
...results were quickly weaponized by critics of Texas public schools, many of whom advocate state-funded vouchers that would allow parents to send their kids to religious and other private schools. The stakes of...
02/20/2019    Online
 
Fort Worth Star Telegram   +1 other publication
Florida editorial roundup | Fort Worth Star-Telegram
...DeSantis' public education strategy: ... The governor's proposal to create a new private school voucher program for students from low-income families and pay for it directly with tax money comes as no...
02/20/2019    Online
 
Laredo Morning Times
Moratorium on new charter schools passes first hurdle
...an indication that New Mexico is among other states with Democratic strongholds where support for school choice is facing an uphill battle. The proposed moratorium in New Mexico has the support of teachers...
02/20/2019    Online
 
Hays Free Press
A border crisis sized to TV screens
...this border-wall thing, I have an idea which relates to another Republican pet initiative: school vouchers - tax dollars to let people send their kids to private schools. I’ve always wondered why Republicans...
02/20/2019    Online
 
Laredo Morning Times   +1 other publication
Bills aim to create housing vouchers for Hawaii teachers
Bills aim to create housing vouchers for Hawaii teachers Updated 9:31 am CST, Wednesday, February 20, 2019 HILO, Hawaii (AP) — Two proposed bills are intended at creating a housing voucher program...
02/20/2019    Online
 
Teachers & Administration
Galveston Daily News
Macquarie Capital Appoints Managing Director to Cover Upstream Oil and Gas in Americas
...YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 21, 2019--Macquarie Capital, the corporate advisory, capital markets and principal investment arm of Macquarie Group (ASX: MQG; ADR: MQBKY), today announced the hiring of Chris Rutherford...
02/21/2019    Online
 
Galveston Daily News
PSG signs new sponsorship deal with Accor hotel group
...Paris Saint-Germain has signed a multi-year deal with the French-owned hotel group Accor as its principal sponsor starting next year. Accor replaces long-standing sponsor Emirates airline. French champion...
02/21/2019    Online
 
KLTV 7   +4 other publications
Teacher who allegedly shot son with airsoft gun returned to school after petition, parents say
The parents of a 14-year-old Junior ROTC member, who was allegedly shot with an airsoft gun by his teacher, say they wanted to file a police report but were told it wasn't a criminal matter.
02/21/2019    Online
 
KLTV 7   +4 other publications
Parents accuse Junior ROTC sergeant of shooting 14-year-old with airsoft gun
...from a temporary suspension following public outcry. Debra and Don Hendricks say the Ripon High School principal called Tuesday to tell them Sgt. Robert Randall, the Junior ROTC teacher who allegedly shot...
02/21/2019    Online
 
KLTV 7   +2 other publications
Park ranger furloughed during shutdown wins lottery
...Junior ROTC sergeant of shooting 14-year-old with airsoft gun The teenager’s parents say the Junior ROTC teacher was first asked to leave the school but soon returned due to support from an online petition.
02/21/2019    Online
 
Galveston Daily News
Teleflex Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2018 Results; Provides 2019 Guidance
...December 31, 2017 on both a GAAP and constant currency basis. The discussion below the table of the principal factors behind changes in net revenues for the three months ended December 31, 2018 as compared...
02/21/2019    Online
 
Bryan-College Station Eagle   +1 other publication
Hey, Hey! Ho, Ho! Is Striking For School Nurses The Way To Go?
...the California School Boards Association. "You’ve got massive competing interests: Do I hire a new teacher, a counselor or a school nurse?" School districts do not make these decisions lightly, Hoffman added....
02/21/2019    Online
 
KTRK ABC 13 Houston
The Woodlands HS teacher and coach charged with sex assault of a child
...height="267" src="https://abc13.com/video/embed/?pid=5148690" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen> The teacher and basketball coach has been charged with three counts of sexual assault of a child. Thursday,...
02/21/2019    Online
 
KPRC NBC 2 Houston   +2 other publications
How Paradise High School students are moving forward
...ceiling tiles. And the kindness of one of Rickards' teachers also helped. Her theater and chorus teacher asked the students if they needed anything to help them cope. Rickards told him she wanted to go...
02/21/2019    Online
 
Beaumont Enterprise
ENTERPRISE EDITORIAL: Schools need more flexibility on ratings but must use it well
...use it well Published 5:05 am CST, Thursday, February 21, 2019 Like a student pleading with a teacher for extra credit on a complex assignment, public school districts are asking state officials to consider...
02/21/2019    Online
 
Houston Chronicle
River Oaks Chamber Orchestra travels across Europe with ‘Ticket to Ride’
...Poland, while the two classical pieces by Mozart and Saint-Saëns, the latter of which features ROCO’s principal cellist Richard Belcher, reflect train stops in both Austria and France, respectively. Besides...
02/21/2019    Online
 
Brazoria County Facts
OUR VIEWPOINT: Schools thinking outside the box to improve behavior
...children with the tools to improve their behavior and prevent finding themselves sitting outside the principal’s office. Counselors Thom Feather and Terri Pope are implementing the curriculum through which...
02/21/2019    Online
 
Brazoria County Facts
BISD encourages random kindness
...Facts Buy Now Clara Bracken, second-grader at Bess Brannen Elementary, puts a sticky note on a teacher’s door encouraging her to "have a great day" on Feb. 19 in Lake Jackson. KATIE FREZZA/The Facts...
02/21/2019    Online
 
Longview News Journal
Rick Dowdle
...He had been a resident of Longview most of his life. He was a basketball coach and World History teacher, working for Judson, Kilgore, Longview, and then retiring from Pine Tree ISD. Through his years in...
02/21/2019    Online
 
Amarillo Globe-News   +1 other publication
Obituary
...in administration for Canyon Independent School District following his tenure. He was the first Principal of Valleyview Jr High School and was loved by the faculty and students. During summer months he...
02/21/2019    Online
 
KAVU (ABC) 25 (Victoria)
On this day: February 15
...of Congress, LC-DIG-ggbain-04777 1874: Sir Ernest Shackleton, the polar explorer and one of the principal figures of the period known as the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration, is born in Kilkea, County...
02/21/2019    Online
 
Austin American-Statesman
Community news in brief
...Austin, the local affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, will offer family-to-family teacher training for family members of adults who have a mental health diagnosis from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Thursdays,...
02/21/2019    Online
 
Austin Chronicle
Never Look Away
...The character of Kurt is based loosely on the life of the artist Gerhard Richter, and his teacher in Dusseldorf is a dead ringer for Joseph Beuys. The sheer accumulation of events and the film’s running ...
02/21/2019    Online
 
KVIA ABC 7 El Paso
Top US, Chinese trade negotiators to face off at White House
...public remarks. Ahead of the latest round of crucial trade talks, which are set to continue with principal-level meetings Thursday in Washington, Trump sent his strongest signal yet that the March 1 deadline...
02/21/2019    Online
 
Spring Observer   +60 other publications
Oakland teachers to start strike Thursday
...A teacher's starting salary in the district is $46,500 a year and the average salary is $63,000, according to the union. By comparison, a starting teacher makes $51,000 a year in neighboring Berkeley ...
02/21/2019    Online
 
San Marcos Daily Record
Consumer Tips for Fiscal Fitness
...will go up after a specified period. Amortization: A schedule of paying off debt, including the principal and interest, in regular payments over a period of time. Annual Percentage Rate (APR): The cost...
02/21/2019    Online
 
Longview News Journal
Answer Line: Location determines dead animal calls
...from referring to a date to referring to a location? A: Nobody tell Bettye Craddock (my journalism teacher at Kilgore College, now retired) that I didn’t know the answer to this question off the top of my...
02/21/2019    Online
 
Fort Bend Herald Coaster   +3 other publications
Advocates say US still separates migrant families needlessly
...criticism that they were used for surveillance that enabled human rights abuses. 15 min ago 2-day teacher strike over in West Virginia: School to resume CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Unions for West Virginia...
02/21/2019    Online
 
Seguin Gazette-Enterprise
Service with a smile: Program delivers coffee, educational and social experience
...Seguin Gazette 26 min ago 0 Sixth graders Ian Garcia pours some marshmellows into fifth grade teacher Michelle Schwarzlose's hot chocolate during a Buddies Beverage delivery on Wednesday at Navarro Intermediate....
02/21/2019    Online
 
Houston Chronicle   +20 other publications
2-day teacher strike over in West Virginia: School to resume
...chamber rushed to act on the bill. "I feel cautiously optimistic," said Sarah Duncan, a visual arts teacher at Walton Elementary-Middle School in Roane County. "I hope that (lawmakers) continue to do the right...
02/21/2019    Online
 
KAMC (ABC) 28 (Lubbock)   +4 other publications
2-day teacher strike over in West Virginia: School to resume
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - Unions for West Virginia teachers have ended their two-day strike after lawmakers did not act on a doomed, broad-based education bill. Leaders of three unions representing teachers...
02/21/2019    Online
 
San Antonio Express-News
Trinity Consultants Acquires ASK Consulting Engineers of Brisbane, Australia
...provides clients with life sciences consulting and engineering expertise through SafeBridge Consultants®, TRS, and ADVENT Engineering. For the original version on PRWeb visit: https://www.prweb.com/releases/trinity_consultants_acquires_...
02/21/2019    Online
 
Waco Tribune Herald
Expert: Bilingual students more likely to succeed in school, go to college
...language and the other half is dominant in the other language. Students do not just learn from the teacher, who helps them understand both languages, but from their peers, as well, Franquiz said. "It’s...
02/21/2019    Online
 
Longview News Journal
Panola/Rusk County NAACP to host annual Black History Month dinner Saturday
...Panola/Rusk County NAACP said, speakers will be Otis Amy and Nathan Munphey. Amy, former Carthage High School principal and now pastor of Greater Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church, will speak on unity. The...
02/21/2019    Online
 
Temple Daily Telegram   +1 other publication
Twitter
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02/21/2019    Online
 
Denton Chronicle
We're Denton Dammit - February 21, 2019
...died Monday at age 92. Myers worked and taught at Texas Woman’s University for 54 years. She was a teacher, a volunteer in more nonprofits than we can list and a champion for Denton residents — whether they...
02/20/2019    Online
 
Nacogdoches Daily Sentinel
Bookish Ball takes place this Saturday
...library. "We try to go to as many community events at the schools as possible as well as Meet the Teacher Nights. Any celebration or event we are asked to participate in, we do our best to attend because...
02/20/2019    Online
 
Temple Daily Telegram
Killeen ISD teacher dies after head-on collision
A Killeen Independent School District middle-school teacher was killed over the weekend in a fatal crash in Milam County. Vanessa Harrison died after a head-on collision Saturday south of Milano, Terry...
02/20/2019    Online
 
WFAA ABC 8 Dallas   +1 other publication
The Plano church making prom dreams possible
...for the military ball. Paige says he's been taking this trip for 7 years. "It re-energizes me as a teacher. It's a commitment. It's just not a job for me," Paige said. Courtney Smithey is hoping to find...
02/20/2019    Online
 
KAUZ (CBS) 6 (Wichita Falls)
Burkburnett ISD holds Teen Suicide Prevention training for parents
...know so that we can help you'." The impact of suicide on a school community is why Burkburnett High School Principal Vance Morris is taking steps to tackle what he calls an epidemic. "It's not easy," Morris...
02/20/2019    Online
 
The Victoria Advocate   +1 other publication
Candidates file in May 4 elections
...City Council - District 4, Rosie Padron, 57, daycare director, District 5, Jim Ward, 77, retired teacher. Both are incumbents and from Port Lavaca. With no challengers, the city council is expected to cancel...
02/20/2019    Online
 
KVII ABC 7 (Amarillo)
Silverton School closes for sanitation after excessive illness
...of our sophomore classes were dismissing left and right because of fever and flu," said Silverton School Principal Michael Hayes. "We were thinking we'd come back from the four-day break, we thought we'd...
02/20/2019    Online
 
Temple Daily Telegram
Mary Heffington, 72, of Temple died Feb. 8
...High School in 1965. In 1966 she married Larry Wade Guess of Salado. They moved to Temple. She was a teacher in both Rogers and Killeen ISDs. Survivors include a son, Sean; two daughters, Sheri and Sharla;...
02/20/2019    Online
 
San Antonio Express-News
LNS Research Report: Why Industrial Transformation is Important to 66% of Companies - and Why It Should Matter to You Too
...programs Which Industrial Transformation best practices drive program success Tom Comstock, Principal Analyst, LNS Research says, "The research results are compelling. Companies all over the world are...
02/20/2019    Online
 
San Antonio Express-News
NetActuate Upgrades Denver Location to Increase Service Capacity in Low-Risk Seismic Zone
...low-risk seismic zone and having an overall low risk for natural disasters," said Mark Mahle, CEO and Principal Technology Architect of NetActuate. "Upgrading this location allows us to offer increased capacity...
02/20/2019    Online
 
San Antonio Express-News
The Creative Copywriter’s Companion: An Innovative New How-to Book by One of America’s Most Award-winning Copywriters
...organized way to solve even difficult creative problems. Mr. Attea also points out that the AIDA principal, which advises writers to gain attention, maintain interest, create desire, and elicit action, is...
02/20/2019    Online
 
San Antonio Express-News   +1 other publication
Woodlands High assistant girls basketball coach arrested on charges of sexual assault
...High assistant girls basketball coach arrested on charges of sexual assault Back to Gallery A teacher and longtime coach at The Woodlands High School was arrested Wednesday and charged with three counts...
02/20/2019    Online
 
Bonham North Texas E-News
On this day -- February 21
...2016 - Eric Brown, Scottish-English captain and pilot (b. 1919) 2017 - Jeanne Martin Cissé, Guinean teacher and politician (b. 1926) 2018 - Billy Graham, American evangelist (b. 1918) 2018 - Emma Chambers,...
02/20/2019    Online
 
Abilene Reporter-News
Temple Grandin: Children with autism, other 'labels' should be given tools to succeed
...found friends. While attending Mountain Country School in Rindge, New Hampshire, Grandin met science teacher William Carlock. Carlock, who had worked for NASA, who would become a significant mentor for Grandin,...
02/20/2019    Online
 
KWTX (CBS) 10 (Waco)
Mentor Waco transforming boys to men academically and socially
...been able to see a change socially and intellectually from the boys so far. Davis' boss, Assistant Principal John Johnston, seemed impressed with the progress he's making. He said, "The grades are more on...
02/20/2019    Online
 
University Daily Toreador
Veterans adapt to student life at Tech
...said the students have been welcoming and understanding of his situation. "In my first class, the teacher had us read an article about Snapchat, and I had no idea what it was," Stevens said. "I was 35 when...
02/20/2019    Online
 
KTVT CBS 11 Ft​. Worth
Records Reveal Luxury Hotels, Vegas Uber Rides For Former, Current DeSoto ISD Administrators
...anticipation note in order to maintain operations. Shortly after that, the district made news for delaying teacher paychecks close to Thanksgiving. But credit card statements detailing antiques, luxury hotels and...
02/20/2019    Online
 
KTRK ABC 13 Houston   +1 other publication
New York co-workers claim $437 million Mega Millions jackpot
...the biggest jackpot in New York Lottery history was won by Harold Diamond. The retired elementary school principal was the sole winner of a $326 million Mega Millions jackpot in 2014. The last New York...
02/20/2019    Online
 
KHOU CBS 11 Houston   +1 other publication
Even with shifting public and party opinions and new House leadership, one Republican advocate thinks reluctant conservatives in the Senate could still stop reform.
...across the finish line." Rottinghaus said in a session dominated by big issues like school safety, teacher pay, education funding, and property tax reform, cutting through clutter at the Capitol could be...
02/20/2019    Online
 
San Antonio Express-News
Y-Tech Announces Three New Appointments to Advisory Board
...supply chain management, cybersecurity and information technology. Jack Hughes is the founder and Principal of Phoenix Financial & Advisory Services, LLC. Mr. Hughes has functioned as a venture capitalist...
02/20/2019    Online
 
San Antonio Express-News   +1 other publication
Policía: Abogados de Smollett se reúnen con investigadores
...Gloria Schmidt, no ha respondido a múltiples solicitudes de comentarios de The Associated Press. La principal fiscal de Chicago, la fiscal del condado de Cook Kim Foxx, se retiró de la investigación el martes,...
02/20/2019    Online
 
Fort Worth Star Telegram   +14 other publications
Armando Rodriguez, WWII vet who served 4 US presidents, dies
...August 2000. Following the war, Rodriguez graduated from San Diego State University and worked as a teacher and joined the Mexican-American civil rights movement after witnessing his fellow Latino veterans...
02/20/2019    Online
 
KTRK ABC 13 Houston
Oscar-nominated stars of Netflix's 'Roma' on their connection to the film
...Award-winning director's love letter to his nanny who helped raise him. Aparicio set aside her career as a teacher to audition, moved by her own mother's sacrifices: leaving her own children to take care of others....
02/20/2019    Online
 
San Antonio Express-News
Design Concept for Terminal Modernization Program at Pittsburgh International Airport Revealed
...reflects its transformation and considers the future of aviation," said Ty Osbaugh, Aviation Leader and Principal at Gensler. "This concept allows for a more modern, adaptable facility that will truly reflect and...
02/20/2019    Online
 
KBTX (CBS) 3 (Bryan)
Huntsville ISD confirms student brought handgun to high school
...disciplinary action has now been delivered and the student will not be returning to our campus," said Principal Roberts. The name and age of the student were not disclosed. An email with more information was...
02/20/2019    Online
 
Corpus Christi Caller Times
KISS fans rocked and rolled all night at KISS Farewell Tour in Corpus Christi
...concert. "I was a sophomore in high school while these two were seniors," Solis said. "Our high school teacher took us to that concert. It was awesome." Garza said the three men got out of work early just so...
02/20/2019    Online
 
El Paso Times
El Paso artist Hal Marcus will be featured at Las Cruces Arts Fair
...forged his own path to becoming an artist. He discovered his future career thanks to a high school art teacher who inspired and believed in him. Then after taking a college class in painting in which he was awarded...
02/20/2019    Online
 
San Antonio Express-News   +9 other publications
Spieth's caddie leaves Mexico upon death of father
...Mexico Championship because of the death of his father. Michael Greller, the former sixth-grade math teacher from the Seattle area and only caddie Spieth has had as a pro, learned that John Greller had died...
02/20/2019    Online
 
KFDX (NBC) 3 (Wichita Falls)
Burkburnett ISD host meeting to raise teen suicide awareness
...catastrophic to them, so we need to make sure our kids aren't acting on emotion," Yalden said. High school principal Vance Morris organized this event because he felt it was an issue that students and parents...
02/20/2019    Online
 
Beaumont Enterprise   +1 other publication
Georgianna (Teel) Stripling
...October 3, 1935, to Johnnie Archie and Elizabeth Octava Teel. Georgianna was an elementary school teacher in Beaumont for thirty-three years before retiring in 1991. She is survived by her daughters, Beth...
02/20/2019    Online
 
KIII TV 3 (Corpus Christi)
TAMUCC, West Oso ISD announce partnership in 'We Teach Texas' initiative
...their preparation this fall continuing through the spring and potentially being employed here as a teacher of record in August of 2020," Professor Carmen Tejeda-Delgado said. Tejeda-Delgado is a West Oso...
02/20/2019    Online
 
KFDM (CBS) 6 (Beaumont)
BISD principal reads bedtime stories via Facebook Live
...at certain parts... It's just really heartwarming." Although the Homer Drive Elementary School teacher began this endeavor as a weekly nighttime event for her own students, that hasn't stopped parents...
02/20/2019    Online
 
KTRE (ABC) 9 (Lufkin)
SFA Teaching Showcase shows how games can engage students better than a lecture
...definitely think it helps a lot with memorization and remember the little details easily." But the teacher can be left with uncertainty at the end of each game. Associate Professor of Elementary Education,...
02/20/2019    Online
 
KTRE (ABC) 9 (Lufkin)
Students at Trout Primary create Black History Wall of Honor
...projects about African Americans through infographics and are hung up on the Wall of Honor according to School Principal Cindy Nerren. "It really isn’t just a creative way for them to learn, they learn research...
02/20/2019    Online
 
KFDA-TV CBS 10 (Amarillo)
Canyon ISD third graders’ academic performance predicts future success According to the 2018 United Way Community Status Report
...Dr. Flusche suggests reading three times a week and asking children comprehensive questions, as well as participating in school functions to learn the reading strategies that your child’s teacher uses.
02/20/2019    Online
 
KFDA-TV CBS 10 (Amarillo)
Dumas ISD installs new security cameras
...(Source: KFDA) (KFDA) "We were just relying on responders showing up to the campus and maybe a teacher or one of the school police directing them where to go," said Moore County Emergency Management Coordinator...
02/20/2019    Online
 
Denton Chronicle
Gun threats at Guyer High not credible, Denton ISD says
...text sits atop a background that seems to depict a handgun poking out of a backpack. Shaun Perry, principal at Guyer, addressed the social media threats circulating on Snapchat and Twitter in a tweet of his...
02/20/2019    Online
 
El Paso Times   +4 other publications
Wisconsin HS cheerleaders got 'Big Booty' and 'Big Boobie' awards. ACLU is now involved.
...that this is extremely degrading to women," the coach wrote in an April 23, 2018, email to Tremper principal Steve Knecht. The same coach also emailed one of the cheerleading coaches, writing, "The last thing...
02/20/2019    Online
 
Greenville Herald Banner
Greenville ISD school board discusses changes to student GPA calculations
...grade point averages, including the weight of its Spanish and art honors classes. Greenville High School Principal Heath Jarvis spoke to the Greenville ISD Board of Trustees at their regular meeting on Tuesday....
02/20/2019    Online
 
KBTX (CBS) 3 (Bryan)
Somerville ISD made the best of a bad day after power outage
...places to have light so they would be able to see their text books," said Jessica Douglas, a 3rd grade teacher at Somerville Elementary. Entergy said getting the power back on could take all day and with over...
02/20/2019    Online
 
KBTX (CBS) 3 (Bryan)
Grimes County schools being equipped with trauma kits
...goal and objective for these Stop the Bleed kits was to equip every classroom that's occupied by a teacher or student during normal business hours, along with all the common areas in the schools such as the...
02/20/2019    Online
 
Fort Worth Star Telegram   +18 other publications
The Latest: Oakland teachers to start strike Thursday | Fort Worth Star-Telegram
...conditions and pay. Other recent strikes in Denver and West Virginia also have built on a wave of teacher activism that began last spring. ___ 1:05 p.m. Teachers in Oakland, California, are getting ready...
02/20/2019    Online
 
KFDX (NBC) 3 (Wichita Falls)
Chevy dealers recognize teachers
WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) - Do you have a great teacher who deserves to be recognized? If so, you have until February 22nd to do so. Red River Best Chevy Dealers are awarding prizes as part of their Teacher...
02/20/2019    Online
 
Fort Worth Star Telegram   +3 other publications
South Carolina lawmakers suggest changes to education bill | Fort Worth Star-Telegram
...introduced proposed changes Wednesday to their massive education reform bill including the addition of a teacher bill of rights, eliminating a stipulation of imprisonment for school board members who do not complete...
02/20/2019    Online
 
KVUE ABC 24 Austin
State Representative Senfronia Thompson's bill would create the Texas Mental & Behavioral Health Research Institute to study the causes of mental illnesses in Texas children
...Senfronia Thompson (D-Houston) said. Rep. Thompson knows this all too well. She was once a school teacher with kids considered problem students. "I just said, 'You know what? These parents are really not...
02/20/2019    Online
 
San Antonio Express-News   +2 other publications
Tesla is bleeding executives and it could create problems for the company, experts say (TSLA)
...more complicated business to run and require a more stable management team, Maryann Keller, the principal at the automotive consulting firm Maryann Keller & Associates, told Business Insider. The level...
02/20/2019    Online
 
Fort Worth Star Telegram   +11 other publications
Kentucky GOP trying again with teacher pension bill
...the state. The GOP-dominated state legislature passed a bill last year that would have put all new teacher hires into a hybrid pension plan that the state's largest teachers' association opposed. Thousands...
02/20/2019    Online
 
The Victoria Advocate
Yorktown ISD chooses lone finalist for superintendent
...according to the news release. In addition to serving as an administrator, Kuenstler was a math teacher for the Linden-Kildare school district for eight years. Interim superintendent Bill Boyd did not...
02/20/2019    Online
 
KTAB-TV CBS 32 (Abilene)   +3 other publications
Recompensa en efectivo ofrecida por información sobre 7 de los criminales más buscados de Abilene
...Armando Perry - Fallo al registrarse como ofensor sexual, robo Jaime Ortiz Cortinez (FUGITIVO PRINCIPAL) - Fallo al registrarse como ofensor sexual Cualquier persona con información sobre estos sospechosos...
02/20/2019    Online
 
Sherman-Denison Herald Democrat
Austin College Law Symposium welcomes Texas Court of Criminal Appeals to Sherman
...College. Some high school students spent part of the day on campus as well. Sherman High School teacher Richard Ferguson brought six students to campus. "I think it is a unique and great opportunity...
02/20/2019    Online
 
Sherman-Denison Herald Democrat
Bells ISD names Tricia Meek new superintendent
...her career as an agriculture teacher before getting into her first administrative role as a middle school principal. Then she became the curriculum director before becoming superintendent certified when she...
02/20/2019    Online
 
Huntsville Item
Mance Park students look to defend title at UIL district contest
...program. "Each school in our district has a full middle school theatre program and a dedicated theatre teacher," said director Velvia Keithley. "Mance Park middle school does not. I am the head theatre director...
02/20/2019    Online
 
Weatherford Democrat
AISD approves DOI plan, district-wide calendar
...approved the plan and that we’re ready to move forward." The DOI exemptions include flexibility in teacher and principal evaluations, flexibility with the district-wide school calendar, flexibility in the...
02/20/2019    Online
 
KPRC NBC 2 Houston   +1 other publication
The Woodlands HS teacher accused of fostering sexual relationship with 16-year-old student
...Posted: 4:58 PM, February 20, 2019 Updated: 4:58 PM, February 20, 2019 THE WOODLANDS, Texas - A teacher and coach at The Woodlands High School was arrested Wednesday, according to school officials. Richard...
02/20/2019    Online
 
KBTX (CBS) 3 (Bryan)
Treat of the Day: Author responds to Navasota ISD students
...ISD became very interested in the author, Bren Bataclan. Thanks to the help of their intervention teacher, the students were able to correspond with Mr. Bataclan and ask him questions. Mr. Bataclan not...
02/20/2019    Online
 
San Antonio Express-News   +1 other publication
Northam cancels launch of 'reconciliation' tour after student leader objects to visit
...are upset about his presence here and, frankly, they have a right to be." Rice, a retired science teacher, was a 19-year-old Virginia Union student when she and others were arrested for trying to get served...
02/20/2019    Online
 
Fort Worth Star Telegram   +20 other publications
Armando Rodriguez, WWII vet who served 4 US presidents, dies
...After serving in the U.S. Army, Rodriguez graduated from San Diego State University and worked as a teacher before joining the Mexico American civil rights movement. He led Southern California's Viva Kennedy...
02/20/2019    Online
 
Laredo Morning Times
Medias Blancas voltean página tras desaire de Machado
...incluyeron 63 strikes cantados en las esquinas, según Statcast. Moncada dijo que eso es el enfoque principal de su estrategia de ofensiva de cara a esta temporada. "Con dos strikes estaré más pendiente de...
02/20/2019    Online
 
Fort Worth Star Telegram
‘Big boobie,’ ‘big booty’ awards given to high school cheerleaders, ACLU charges
...fact that testimonials are evidence of wrongdoing." Parents and a coach complained to Tremper’s principal and school district officials. The coach’s email to principal Steve Knecht, according to the ACLU’s...
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KXXV (ABC) 25 (Waco)   +2 other publications
Killeen ISD student charged after making terroristic threat targeting other students
...charged by Killeen ISD police with a felony count of making a terroristic threat. The Killeen High School Principal Kara Trevino made a phone call to parents to inform them of the arrest and ask for their...
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Gainsville Daily Register
Community news in brief
...in an email. "We have spring break coming up in March and the next meeting's agenda should include teacher contract renewals and IMAT certification." The next regular meeting for the Walnut Bend School Board...
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Austin American-Statesman
Bastrop students paint bowls for annual food pantry fundraiser
...the unpainted clay bowls on which students work. At Emile Elementary, fourth grade students in art teacher Kim Deviney’s class displayed their skills in painting 60 bowls. Each student painted two bowls or...
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KTRE (ABC) 9 (Lufkin)
WEBXTRA: Teacher showcase at SFA shares innovative ways to engage students of all ages
358 TV Road Pollok, TX 75969 (936) 853-5873 FCC Public File
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KTRE (ABC) 9 (Lufkin)
Teacher showcase at SFA shares innovative ways to engage students of all ages
WEBXTRA: Teacher showcase at SFA shares innovative ways to engage students of all ages By Donna McCollum and Jeff Wright | February 20, 2019 at 4:37 PM CST - Updated February 20 at 4:38 PM NACOGDOCHES,...
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Bryan-College Station Eagle
South Carolina lawmakers suggest changes to education bill
...lawmakers introduce proposed changes to their massive education reform bill including the addition of a teacher bill of rights, eliminating a stipulation of imprisonment for school board members who do not complete...
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San Antonio Express-News   +1 other publication
Connecticut governor seeks to "modernize" taxes, grow state
...hospitals across the state and requires cities and towns to cover part of the cost of the state's teacher retirement fund, art of an effort to help address the pension plan's unfunded liability problems....
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Bryan-College Station Eagle
School preps student for culinary world
...taught at LVTI for 17 years and has additional help teaching culinary students, thanks to substitute teacher Alyssa Howell. A 2005 LVTI graduate, Howell honed her career working in Newport, Rhode Island, restaurants....
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Bryan-College Station Eagle
Police at school: Report of 'possible threat,' no injuries
...Henrico County schools posted a transcript of a message sent to parents on behalf of the school's principal. It says police received a call about a "possible threat," but police were on campus and had not...
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Bryan-College Station Eagle
Kentucky GOP trying again with teacher pension bill
...Scott Lewis filed House Bill 504 on Wednesday. It would make changes to the retirement system for any teacher hired after Jan. 1, 2020. Teachers would still be in a defined benefit pension plan, but they would...
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Bryan-College Station Eagle
Summer camp eyes return to 'former glory'
...board members. Two months ago, the board appointed John Lee, an environmental science high school teacher who's served 34 years in the U.S. military, as its president. Lee said Porro was a natural choice...
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Denton Chronicle
Blotter: Guard accused of stealing cash from teacher’s desk
...guard at McMath Middle School was cited for allegedly stealing an undisclosed amount of cash from a teacher’s desk Monday night, according to a Denton police report. Police said a school resource officer...
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University Daily Toreador
Texas Education Agency grants support Tech teacher, principal program
...principals. Fernando Valle, associate professor of educational leadership at Tech, said in the release school principals are second only to teachers in terms of the direct impact they have on the children’s education....
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Midland Reporter Telegraph
MISD releases statement on former teacher's arrest
...Texas' most wanted sex offenders>> Photo: York County Jail MISD releases statement on former teacher's arrest Back to Gallery FEBRUARY 20, 2019 — On Wednesday, Midland ISD learned that a former...
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KPRC NBC 2 Houston
Dr. Reagan Flowers: STEM has economic opportunities that minorities are missing
...20, 2019 Updated: 4:09 PM, February 20, 2019 Dr. Reagan Flowers is president and CEO of C-STEM Teacher and Student Support Services, Inc., an organization that she founded to provide support educational...
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Killeen Daily Herald
KISD teacher dies after head-on crash
Killeen Independent School District faculty and students are mourning the loss of a middle-school teacher after a fatal accident this weekend. Vanessa Harrison died after a head-on collision in Milam County,...
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El Paso Times
Galaxy Fold: As Galaxy S turns 10, Samsung looks to future with first foldable phone
...adopter crowd. Samsung Galaxy Fold, unfolded. (Photo11: Samsung) Patrick Moorhead, president and principal analyst at Moor Insights and Strategy, thinks the device "will be a niche product" but also believes...
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KLBJ 590 AM (Austin)
The Mark and Melynda Podcast 2/20/19
...Lakshmanan for joining the show at 10 to discuss vaccinations as a whole, as well as... Another solid day in the books! From hearing more reaction to the student who assaulted his teacher to Pepper...
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KWTX (CBS) 10 (Waco)
9th grader arrested after threats scrawled on restroom door
...facing a felony terroristic threat charge, Killeen ISD spokesman Terry Abbott said. The school’s principal, Kara Trevino, notified parents about the arrest in a phone call. "Parents, please help us by talking...
02/20/2019    Online
 
KMID (ABC) 2 (Midland)
MISD: Former Teacher Arrested in South Carolina on Child Pornography Charges
...may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. According to Midland ISD, a former teacher, Terry Burchett who was with the district for 32 years has been arrested in South Carolina for child...
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KXXV (ABC) 25 (Waco)
Ohio grandmother accused of lying to cover up 8 murders wants to teach Sunday school
...each Sunday since "the recent legal events," Spencer wrote. "Her Sunday school class is without a teacher and the children miss her very much," he wrote. "Several of them have stopped coming to church since...
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Bryan-College Station Eagle
West Virginia editorial roundup
...education savings accounts and public tax money for home-schooling, weakened school unions and undermined teacher seniority, among many other things. It also included a promised 5 percent pay raise for public school...
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Fort Worth Star Telegram   +42 other publications
Walkout by West Virginia teachers enters 2nd day | Fort Worth Star-Telegram
...struck down, and took out language requiring teachers sign off annually on union dues and requiring teacher pay to be withheld during a strike. "We want to be in the classroom," said Charleston elementary...
02/20/2019    Online
 
Dallas Morning News
Townhouses are increasingly the place to call home in D-FW and nationwide
...annual townhouse starts, representing a 5 percent share of market," said Residential Strategies principal Ted Wilson. Wilson said townhomes are attracting more buyers in the D-FW area. "Over the past...
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KTRK ABC 13 Houston
12-year-old student's death sparking bullying concerns in Klein ISD
...of a seventh-grade student at Wunderlich Intermediate School. In a letter sent to parents, the principal said that 12-year-old Jesse Martinez "died unexpectedly over the weekend." Questions over the...
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KAMC (ABC) 28 (Lubbock)
Speaker announced for 2019 TTU African-American History Month Lecture Series
...University: The Texas Tech University Division of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion welcomes Angela Rye, principal and chief executive officer of IMPACT Strategies and CNN political commentator, as part of the 2019...
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San Antonio Express-News   +1 other publication
$50K in repairs completed after flood in Ham Ave School office
...three weeks of working from the music room after a pipe burst. "It was amazingly quick turnaround," Principal John Grasso said. "All is well." The cost to make repairs after the flooding came to just over...
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Galveston Daily News
ReNeuron Group plc Announces Positive Preliminary Data in U.S. Retinitis Pigmentosa Trial
...Service, Massachusetts Eye and Ear, and Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School, and the trial's principal investigator, said, "It is exciting to move into a population of patients whose remaining vision...
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KTEN (NBC) 10 (Denison)   +4 other publications
Walkout by West Virginia teachers enters 2nd day
...struck down, and took out language requiring teachers sign off annually on union dues and requiring teacher pay to be withheld during a strike. "We want to be in the classroom," said Charleston elementary...
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El Paso Inc
Marathon awards YISD schools STEM grants
...events. "It really feels awesome because you get to explore new things and you get to learn." Madrid’s teacher, Yvette Garcia, said the funding has served as "a catalyst to improve just our basic STEM program....
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El Paso Times
El Paso County district attorney to investigate Trent Hatch's resignation from EPISD board
...exemption on the Isla Del Rey property. A homestead exemption can only be applied to a homeowner's principal residence, according to rules from the Texas Comptroller's office. Impact on EPISD contracts,...
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Fort Worth Star Telegram   +8 other publications
Oakland teachers get ready to strike for pay, class sizes
...offered a 5 percent raise, saying it's squeezed by rising costs and a budget crisis. Other recent strikes in Denver and West Virginia also have built on a wave of teacher activism that began last spring.
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El Paso Inc
Conquering learning
...year. "This is exciting for Ysleta because it’s a one-of-a-kind school," said Del Valle Middle Principal Ida Perales at the school’s Jan. 7 ribbon-cutting ceremony. "There is nothing like this in El Paso."...
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San Antonio Express-News
The Chicago Golf Show: A Golfer’s Cure for the Polar Vortex
...will be highlighted by trick shot artist Peter Longo, WGN-TV’S "King of Clubs." 2018 Illinois PGA Teacher of the Year Mike Carbray, updates on rule changes, and information on how to become a caddie - and...
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San Antonio Express-News
Dresdner Robin Provides Expert Services on Jersey City’s Immense ‘University Place’ Project
...thousands of residential units and millions of square feet of commercial/retail projects as both a principal developer and third-party general contractor. Claremont is now experiencing considerable growth...
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KVUE ABC 24 Austin   +2 other publications
"I'm scared, please hurry... Lord, have mercy," she whispered to the 911 dispatcher. "I'm gonna blow your brains out!" she shouted at the burglar.
...is accused of attacking an elderly woman. (Photo: McDonough Police Department) Thomas Sickman, a teacher at Heard County High, is accused of having sex with a student. (Photo: Heard County Sheriff's Office)...
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KOSA (CBS) 7 (Odessa)
Former Midland teacher charged with having thousands of files of child pornography
MIDLAND -- A former Midland teacher has been arrested in South Carolina after authorities say he was found with several files of child pornography. Terry Burchett, 69, has been charged with ten counts...
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Fort Worth Star Telegram   +1 other publication
Louisiana editorial roundup | Fort Worth Star-Telegram
...02:25 PM Recent editorials from Louisiana newspapers: ___ Feb. 20 American Press on raising teacher pay: A pay increase for Louisiana's public school teachers seems likely at this point since the...
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Fort Worth Star Telegram   +1 other publication
No guarantee of state employees’ raises in Mississippi | Fort Worth Star-Telegram
...pushed for pay raises for state employees, but his effort fell flat. Legislators are working on a teacher pay raise plan. Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Buck Clarke it's not yet clear if there...
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KUT Austin   +2 other publications
Texas Teachers Living Paycheck To Paycheck Welcome Senate Pay Raise Proposal
...Booker’s public-school teachers. "Not only am I the special ed director, I am a special education teacher," says Jenifer Lowery, who has taught in the Booker Independent School District for about 15 years....
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Bryan-College Station Eagle   +9 other publications
The Latest: Striking teachers return to W.Va. Capitol
...education bill making its way through the Legislature. (AP Photo/John Raby) Mary Jane Helgren, an art teacher in Pleasants County, hugs Parry Caster of Huntington Explorer Academy as teachers and school personnel...
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San Antonio Express-News   +1 other publication
Víctimas de abusos demandan transparencia del Vaticano
...prelados que violan y abusan de niños. Los sobrevivientes se reunieron por más de dos horas con el principal investigador del Vaticano sobre abusos sexuales y otros miembros del comité organizador de la reunión...
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San Antonio Express-News   +1 other publication
Productora de "Roma" podría hacer historia en los Oscar
...como productora asociada en "Gravity" antes de fungir, por "evolución natural", como la productora principal de "Roma". La cinta sigue a la empleada doméstica Cleo (Aparicio, quien tiene algunos diálogos...
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KWES (NBC) 9 (Midland)   +1 other publication
Former Midland elementary teacher arrested in SC for possession of child pornography
11320 West County Rd. 127 Midland, Texas, 79711 (432) 567-9999 KWES FCC Public File
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KWES (NBC) 9 (Midland)
Former Midland elementary teacher arrested in SC for possession of child pornography
By Kirsten Geddes | February 20, 2019 at 1:58 PM CST - Updated February 20 at 1:58 PM ROCK HILL, SC (KWES) - Terry Burchett, 69, was arrested in South Carolina on February 18 on charges of child pornography....
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Denton Chronicle
Gun threats at Guyer High not credible, Denton ISD says
...said she first heard about the threats between 11:30 p.m. and midnight on Tuesday. Shaun Perry, principal at Guyer, addressed the social media threats circulating on Snapchat in a tweet from 11:44 Tuesday...
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Houston Chronicle   +1 other publication
Perez unopposed in re-election bid to Pearland council
...expanding the number of firehouses we have in the city based on a story we recently commissioned whose principal motivation was to see how we could reduce response time with respect to fire and EMS," Perez said....
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El Paso Inc
EPISD principal pens book on Asarco legacy
...improving the lives of students in El Paso has now turned into a published book co-authored by an EPISD principal. Dr. Cynthia Ontiveros, the principal at the Young Women’s Academy and Armendariz Middle School,...
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WOAI NBC 4 San Antonio   +1 other publication
Flutist from San Antonio will come home to perform with U.S. Navy Band
...joined the Navy Band in 2016 and serves as a flutist in the Concert and Ceremonial Band after being a principal flutist for the Midland-Odessa Symphony and Missouri Symphony. She graduated from Winston Churchill...
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KTRH - NewsRadio 740   +1 other publication
High School Cheerleaders Received 'Big Boobie' And 'Big Booty' Awards
...Uttech said. "Actually we have run it this way for years and have never had a problem." The school's principal tried to downplay the situation to at least one concerned parent, saying that the awards "were meant...
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San Antonio Express-News
Crystal Conference Center Announces New Site Director to Manage Facility
...member of the retreat centers summer staff. While Eric was building his career as an elementary school teacher and middle school STEM teacher in the Flint Community Schools, he often volunteered at Crystal Conference...
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San Antonio Express-News
Health Insurance Discovers Proactive Alternative Health Education On Sharon Kleyne Talk Radio
...offering education in alternative healing practices. The next step, Chow and Water Life Science® teacher Kleyne agree, is proactive financial assistance that allows patients to seek out alternative healing...
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Community Impact Newspaper
2019 Marketing Predictions
...Management, among others. In addition to his research accomplishments, Aric is also an award-winning teacher at all levels and teaches three popular Coursera classes (Marketing in a Digital World, Marketing...
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Community Impact Newspaper
Q&A: Lisa Kolodny is running for Place 4 seat on Plano ISD board of trustees
...position? I am certified as a special education, regular education and English as a Second Language teacher. I am certified as an international destination consultant and have helped many families settle and...
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San Antonio Express-News   +3 other publications
Hamilton expects stronger challenge from Ferrari in 2019
...like ours that has managed to bring a race car to testing for the past 40-odd years," Williams team principal Claire Williams said. "We can only apologize." There were three red flags on Wednesday, all prompted...
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Port Aransa South Jetty   +1 other publication
PAISD trustees discuss contracts, construction and more at meeting
...business and operations; Steve Reaves, athletic director; James Garrett, Brundrett Middle School principal; and Kelye Garcie, H.G. Olsen Elementary School principal, through the 2020- 202... The full version...
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KDFW Channel 4 - Dallas
North Texas teen surprises mom with college acceptance letter
...mother had one of those moments recently when she was called in for a meeting with her daughter’s principal. "Before we talk about that, there’s something else we need to talk about that happened today....
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Palestine Herald Press   +10 other publications
Community quiet in regards to district performance report
...which calls for the start of school on Aug. 14 and the final day on May 21. The calendar includes 187 teacher calendar days and 174 student calendar days. Other action taken by trustees includes: • Approval...
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Bandera Bulletin
BHS wins regional Academic Decathlon
...great students, fantastic support from our families and community and the unmatched leadership of a teacher like Mr. Dan Zavorka. "I could not be more proud of their accomplishments. We know they will represent...
02/20/2019    Online
 
Eagle Pass Business Journal
Karla Huerta Named EPISD Teacher of the Month for February 2019
...Independent School District has partnered with local businesses throughout our city to highlight the Teacher of the Month program, which honors educators who have made a difference in our community. The program...
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KTVT CBS 11 Ft​. Worth
McMillen High School Student Found Inside Bathroom ‘In Distress’ Hospitalized
...incident involved a single student and no weapons, according to the school. McMillen High School Principal, Brian Lyons sent parents the following letter: Dear McMillen Families, I am writing to share...
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Conroe Courier
Conroe ISD names new principal for Vogel Intermediate; releases annual report
...Updated 11:59 am CST, Wednesday, February 20, 2019 Christa Haymark, who had been the assistant principal of Runyan Elementary in Conroe, was selected as the new principal of Vogel Intermediate School in...
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Laredo Morning Times
How Kristine Belson Turned Up the Heat at Sony’s Sleepy Animation Shop
..."She spent years in animation working with Jeffrey Katzenberg at DreamWorks, so she had the best teacher in the world," says Pascal, who has thrice hired Belson to power positions (at Turner, Columbia Pictures...
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Laredo Morning Times   +1 other publication
GOP committee pressures lawmaker over trainer abuse case
...County Republicans is pressuring a legislator from Great Falls to resign over his previous role as principal of a high school when an athletic trainer was accused of sexually abusing students. Republican...
02/20/2019    Online
 
Fort Worth Star Telegram   +25 other publications
Wisconsin school ends cheerleading awards for body parts | Fort Worth Star-Telegram
...said and did nothing," former track coach Patti Hupp told the Kenosha News . Hupp emailed Tremper principal Steve Knecht last year to express her concerns after a parent notified her of the awards. "I don't...
02/20/2019    Online
 
Fort Worth Star Telegram   +6 other publications
The Latest: Lamont not threatening state worker layoffs
...adjustments for future retired state employees. And his plan would also restructure the state's underfunded teacher's retirement plan. The former businessman is also seeking a $15 an hour minimum wage and a paid...
02/20/2019    Online
 
San Antonio Express-News   +2 other publications
Abogado de Tesla deja empresa tras 2 meses en el puesto
...Zalubowski, AP Abogado de Tesla deja empresa tras 2 meses en el puesto Back to Gallery El principal abogado de Tesla dejará la compañía tras solo dos meses en el trabajo. Tesla dijo en un comunicado...
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San Antonio Express-News   +7 other publications
Moroccan police crackdown on protesting teachers
...Press Updated 11:55 am CST, Wednesday, February 20, 2019 Security forces detain a protesting teacher during a demonstration in Rabat, Morocco, Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019. Moroccan police fired water cannons...
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Wichita Falls Times Record News
OPINION Military-style guards with guns in schools across the nation wouldn't protect students
...veterans are being hired to patrol the campus wearing body armor and carrying semi-automatic rifles. Principal Bill Jones believes this will send a strong message of deterrence to anyone who would contemplate...
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KUT Austin
Want Your Thoughts On Austin ISD School Closures Heard? Attend These Town Halls.
...district to engage with the public was Tuesday at Travis High School. Heather Merritt, a parent and teacher at Travis, brought up the fact that many Texas lawmakers are in favor of re-writing the school finance...
02/20/2019    Online
 
Houston Chronicle
Houston restaurant scene shines in Texas and national spotlights
...Shepherd was adamant when kicking around One Fifth ideas that he wanted to focus more on being a teacher at this point in his career, as he entered his mid-40s. With his latest projects, he has done just...
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Bryan-College Station Eagle   +3 other publications
Nevada lawmakers propose ending death penalty, citing costs
...before, during and after death penalty trials. "If we can reduce the cost, that money can go to teacher salaries," he said. The lawmakers said they hope new Democratic Gov. Steve Sisolak, who said during...
02/20/2019    Online
 
Fort Worth Star Telegram
Vandals tried to burn a Confederate statue in NC — but it was the wrong General Lee
...wrote Lorie Jackson Hale. Related stories from Fort Worth Star Telegram local Driver’s ed teacher hit multiple times in face by irate parent at school, NC cops say February 12, 2019 12:07 PM ...
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eParis Extra
Report suspicious behavior at school || If you See It, Say It
...into the high school. It took only a few moments for Pagaourtzis to gun down nine students and one teacher and wound 10 others. With school just starting back, we have compiled a list of specific behavior...
02/20/2019    Online
 
KHOU CBS 11 Houston
The district confirmed the viral social post about the Klein Oak employee is not true and asked students and parents to report suspicious posts instead of spreading them online.
...MEDIA POST ABOUT Klein Oak High School As part of our digital citizenship curriculum, a high school teacher made an assignment to illustrate the power of fake news and its potential impact. Students were given...
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KGNS-TV (Laredo)
Harmony wraps up enrollment lottery
...Harmony Science Academy which is grades 6th through 8th, currently, 84 students are on the waitlist. Principal Abdullah Tatir says every student has an equal chance in the lottery system. No students were accepted...
02/20/2019    Online
 
Midland Reporter Telegraph
Reports: Former MISD teacher arrested on pornography charges
...February 20, 2019 Photo: York County Jail Photo: York County Jail Reports: Former MISD teacher arrested on pornography charges Back to Gallery A former Bowie Fine Arts Academy teacher has...
02/20/2019    Online
 
KXXV (ABC) 25 (Waco)   +1 other publication
Student abducted, killed had complained to police about man - KXXV Central Texas News Now
...reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Bryan ISD teacher creates door to honor Black History Month Bryan ISD teacher creates door to honor Black History...
02/20/2019    Online
 
Bay City Tribune
VFW Post 2438 hosts annual awards program
...within Matagorda County and surrounding areas in association with veterans and their families. Teacher of the Year winner John Driver, from BCHS accepted the award for his dedication to educating the...
02/20/2019    Online
 
Bay City Tribune
Roberts remains huge contributor to area history
...daughter of Eddie Roberts, Haririson Foster Owens, great grandson of Linnie Roberts and Linnie Roberts Principal Rosemarie Cummings are pictured at the school’s Black History Celebration event held last week....
02/20/2019    Online
 
Harlingen Valley Morning Star   +2 other publications
McAllen police seize marijuana-laced candy from residence
...commercially available candy and is laced with tetrahydrocannabinol," the news release read. THC is the principal active constituent of cannabis. McAllen police believe the contraband was designed for kids. "The...
02/20/2019    Online
 
San Antonio Express-News
Graham sums up how stupid the GOP has become
...conservative strongholds like Nevada, Arizona and nonurban Pennsylvania. (Likewise, you've seen a spate of teacher strikes in red states that haven't paid teachers adequately, a recognition that a policy of supply...
02/20/2019    Online
 
San Antonio Express-News
ACLU threatens to sue district after awards for 'Big Booty,' other physical traits given to cheerleaders
...head coach of the team, Patty Utech, was not available for comment on Tuesday night. The school's principal reportedly investigated the incident and later told parents that the awards "were meant to be funny"...
02/20/2019    Online
 
Laredo Morning Times
Washington library to host community conversation on agriscience program
...program and gather community ideas as they move forward. Region 12 Superintendent Megan Bennett, Principal Kim Gallo, and Agriscience teacher Lori Trovato will continue a community conversation about the...
02/20/2019    Online
 
Fort Worth Star Telegram   +1 other publication
Moratorium on new charter schools passes first hurdle
...proposal that has cleared its first legislative hurdle. The bill has the support of Democrats and teacher unions. It passed the House Education Committee on a 10-3 vote Wednesday. Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham...
02/20/2019    Online
 
Fort Worth Star Telegram
Mom was called to the principal’s office — then busted out the dance moves, video shows
February 20, 2019 11:05 AM Her daughter was called to the principal’s office — then mom broke into dance Grand Prairie Independent School District posted a video on February 19, 2019 of a student revealing...
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KFDX (NBC) 3 (Wichita Falls)
Corporal punishment in Mississippi schools still up for debate
...Schools Communication Coordinator Gene Wright. Tucked away in the Madison Station Elementary School's principal's office is a wooden paddle, but they didn't show it WJTV. Wright says the paddle is rarely brought...
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Houston Chronicle   +1 other publication
Man said he slapped 12-year-old boy for bullying stepdaughter at La Porte school
...nervous to go to lunch because he didn't want to see the girl who was in Peace's car. He asked the teacher if he could have lunch in class, according to the affidavit. When the teacher asked why, the boy...
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San Antonio Express-News   +1 other publication
New Lebanon celebrates the first day of school in new home
...kindergarten students.. … Now, we can be a big and amazing IB community together." She turned to her principal, Barbara Riccio — who parents describe as the face of the school and the building project — and...
02/20/2019    Online
 
Community Impact Newspaper
Trustees name new principal of Vogel Intermediate School: 3 takeaways from the Conroe ISD board of trustees meeting, Feb. 19
...items, including recognizing student musicians and a school counselor, as well as naming the new principal of Vogel Intermediate School. Board President Datren Williams was not in attendance. 1. Trustees...
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Galveston Daily News
VIPKid Named to Fast Company’s Annual List of the World’s Most Innovative Companies for Second Year in a Row
...offices in Seoul, Dallas and San Francisco, where its U.S. headquarters is based. VIPKid’s diverse teacher community has continued to grow and evolve. This February, teachers organized over 100 in-person...
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KAUZ (CBS) 6 (Wichita Falls)
Nominate a deserving educator for the Red River Chevy Teacher Appreciation award
Morning show 3rd half hour February 20, 2019 at 10:06 AM CST - Updated February 20 at 10:06 AM Nominate a deserving educator for the Red River Chevy Teacher Appreciation award
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KAUZ (CBS) 6 (Wichita Falls)
Nominate a deserving educator for the Red River Chevy Teacher Appreciation award
Nominate a deserving educator for the Red River Chevy Teacher Appreciation award By Samantha Forester | February 20, 2019 at 10:07 AM CST - Updated February 20 at 10:07 AM WICHITA FALLS, TX (TNN)...
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Cleburne Times Review
Talmadge Heflin and Vance Ginn: Texas Legislature sets budget priorities
...and property tax reform. Specifically, $3.7 billion goes to an across-the-board $5,000 increase in teacher pay and $2.3 billion to property tax reform. Priorities matter, and both chambers have clearly prioritized...
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Galveston Daily News
Ezola Marie Valsin Syes
...Patrick’s Church, where she devoted herself to being an Eucharist minster, lecturer, and catechist teacher. She began as a teacher’s aide at Our Lady of Guadalupe then to retire at Galveston Catholic (Holy...
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El Paso Times
Lead of New Mexico Engineer's office to tackle battle over Rio Grande
...that will end near Mount Cristo Rey begins for Rio Grande Trail plan More: Spending bill would up teacher pay by at least 6 percent in New Mexico CONNECT11TWEET11LinkedIn11COMMENT11EMAIL11MORE11 Read...
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KXXV (ABC) 25 (Waco)
Cardiac arrest increasing among young adults, study says
2019-02-20T16:37:53Z2019-02-20T16:37:53Z PHOENIX — Just last month, a child in the Valley suffered cardiac arrest, with a teacher saving the middle school student in Fountain Hills. It underlines the results of a new study from...
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Laredo Morning Times
'This Is Us' finally delivers some of Beth's backstory - and more proof of a master plan
...that Beth grew up in Washington, where her mother, Carol (Phylicia Rashad), is a widowed school principal who resists retirement, even with declining health. Beth's Jamaican-born father, Abe (Carl Lumbly),...
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Laredo Morning Times   +11 other publications
Wisconsin school ends cheerleading awards for body parts
...given based on certain physical attributes. The ACLU says it obtained correspondence from Tremper Principal Steve Knecht telling a parent that the gag awards were meant to be funny. District spokeswoman Tanya...
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KTSM NBC 9 El Paso
Back to school + food allergies doesn't have to equal stress
...someone brings in a treat for the class. Send the snacks to school with a label specifying that they are safe, or leave some with their teacher so your child won't feel left out during classroom celebrations.
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Galveston Daily News
The State Group Names Thomas Santoni as Chief Executive Officer
...record of success that will no doubt continue with Tom now joining the company," said Bennet Grill, Principal at Blue Wolf Capital Partners. "We are confident that Tom’s leadership will further position The...
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Galveston Daily News
Domtar Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend
...$5.5 billion, and its common stock is traded on the New York and Toronto Stock Exchanges. Domtar’s principal executive office is in Fort Mill, South Carolina. To learn more, visit www.domtar.com. View source...
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San Antonio Express-News   +1 other publication
San Antonio area school board races crowd May 4 ballot
...external relations for Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Texas. She faces Chris Castro, 41, a former principal at several SAISD campuses who is now assistant principal of Nimitz Middle School in North East ISD,...
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Dallas Morning News
‘Dallas is heading toward a reckoning’: Nonprofit boss wonders if we are doing it all wrong
...of mental health services in southern Dallas. Momentous helps fill that gap with a curriculum and teacher training focused on students’ social-emotional health. Momentous Institute executive direct Michelle...
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KTRK ABC 13 Houston
Ex-NFL player killed in parking dispute with neighbor: Police
...police. Anthony "T.J." Cunningham, a former defensive back for the Seattle Seahawks and an assistant principal at a high school in Aurora, Colorado, was allegedly shot by a neighbor on Sunday and taken to local...
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Houston Chronicle   +1 other publication
Katy woman wants you to join Relay for Life
...a $150,000 fundraising goal for cancer research, education and patient services. As a substitute teacher at Katy Elementary School, a leader of Girl Scout Troop 127014 and a Katy Junior High PTA officer...
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Dallas City Biz
Goldman Sachs Invests in Rabbet in $8 Million Series A
...finance platform, announced today it has closed an $8 million Series A round backed by Goldman Sachs’ Principal Strategic Investments group, QED Investors and Camber Creek. Rabbet brings efficiency, accuracy...
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Galveston Daily News
AXA Equitable Life Unveils Asset Allocation Program Designed for K-12 Educators
...options offered in this contract will fluctuate and are subject to market risk, including loss of principal. EQUI-VEST® is a registered service mark of, and is issued by, AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company,...
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Galveston Daily News
Prudential Capital Group appoints Debra Hemsey to Prudential Capital Energy Partners
...holdings. Her appointment is effective immediately, and she will report to Randall Kob, managing principal of PCEP. PCEP seeks to make investments in the conventional and renewable power sectors with an...
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San Angelo Standard Times
Angelo State speaker to talk about engineering and evolving organisms
...professor of biological engineering and materials science and engineering. She is also a popular teacher. She is married to a physician, a grade school classmate, and has two sons. Despite her daily packed...
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KXAS NBC 5 Ft​. Worth
Man Arrested in 1973 Murder of 11-Year-Old Girl Whose Disappearance Was Featured in a Police Twitter Campaign
...ended the next day, when her body was discovered. She usually biked to school, but got a ride from a teacher on that Friday. She was last seen outside Lincoln Intermediate School waiting for a ride home. A...
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Navasota Examiner
NISD considers OnRamps
...traditional AP and dual credit courses, OnRamps students are part of a dual-enrollment that uses both a teacher from the high school and a professor from the university to guide them through their courses. Each...
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Beaumont Enterprise
Fehl-Price Elementary: What will change and what won’t?
...achievements of children in other schools under ResponsiveEd's Thrive program. > > ICYMI: BISD principal reads bedtime stories to students via Facebook "They look like your babies, talk like your babies...
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Fort Worth Star Telegram
Her daughter was called to the principal’s office — then mom broke into dance
...posted a video on February 19, 2019 of a student revealing some news to her mother while in the principal's office. LaJuana McCree’s "pride and dance moves could not be contained" wrote school officials.
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Fort Worth Star Telegram
Suspect who slithered out of patrol car window stayed stuck in cuffs 2 days, cops say
...09:08 AM national DNA testing needed to identify mystery animal that attacked and killed NC teacher February 18, 2019 06:37 AM Mark Price has been a reporter for The Charlotte Observer since 1991,...
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San Antonio Express-News   +1 other publication
Lamont’s plan for education
...Media Buy photo Lamont’s plan for education Back to Gallery HARTFORD — Beyond restructuring teacher pensions and shifting some of the burden to municipalities, the budget plan announced Wednesday by...
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San Antonio Express-News   +2 other publications
Cheshire Academy probe confirms abuse allegation made against former teacher
...Wednesday, February 20, 2019 CHESHIRE — An investigation into allegations that a former Cheshire Academy teacher sexually abused students at the private school during the late 1960s has confirmed that "based on...
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San Antonio Express-News   +1 other publication
China cierra Tíbet a los extranjeros antes de aniversarios
...viajes Tibet Vista y Go to Tibet. Ambas tienen su sede en la sudoccidental ciudad de Chengdu, el principal punto de partida para las visitas al Tíbet. Los funcionarios contactados se negaron a dar sus...
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San Angelo Standard Times   +1 other publication
How a year of teacher strikes was inspired by the bloody West Virginia Mine Wars
...school teachers went on strike in 1990, it started in the coalfields. Mingo Central High School teacher Katie Endicott says West Virginia's striking miners inspired recent teacher walkouts. That heritage...
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Moore County News Press
Facilities Advisory Committee tours DISD secondary schools
...Development Corporation building, the building was modified to serve as a school for students who, as Principal Carl Clements says, "need some extra love and attention." Though Clements says he would like to...
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Galveston Daily News
Omeros Corporation Announces USAN and INN Selection of Nonproprietary Name for OMS721
...tissue damage or microbial infection. MASP-2 is the effector enzyme of the lectin pathway, one of the principal complement activation pathways. Importantly, inhibition of MASP-2 does not appear to interfere with...
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El Paso Times   +4 other publications
'Angel' teacher killed in mysterious animal attack during her daily walk
...mysterious animal attack, police say. (Photo11: Courtesy of Pungo Christian Academy) A beloved teacher was attacked and killed by a mysterious animal in North Carolina, and officials are still trying...
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El Paso Times   +2 other publications
Texas dad faces felony for slapping stepdaughter's 12-year-old bully, police say
...handprint on the boy's face, which appeared to be red and swelling. The next day, the boy told his teacher that he didn't want to go to lunch because he didn't want to see Peace's stepdaughter, police say....
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KPRC NBC 2 Houston   +1 other publication
White House press shop loses longtime staffer
...White House communications team undergoes a series of changes. Hogan Gidley was recently promoted to principal deputy press secretary with the departure of Raj Shah, who left for the private sector. Two additional...
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WOAI NBC 4 San Antonio   +1 other publication
Walkout by West Virginia teachers enters 2nd day
...Miller, President of the Cabell County Education Association, speaks with association member and teacher Adam Culver in a hallway adjacent to where leaders of education unions called for a statewide strike...
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Friendswood Journal   +1 other publication
Friendswood couple cuts loose in bickering ‘Carnage’ roles
...is playing Feb. 22 through March 10 at Clear Creek Community Theatre. Luke Hales is a journalism teacher at J. Frank Dobie High School in Pasadena, and his wife works as a hospital administrator in Galveston....
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Galveston Daily News
Peloton Therapeutics Secures $150 Million in Series E Financing
...familial cancer syndrome for which there are currently no approved drugs," said Derek DiRocco, Ph.D., Principal, RA Capital Management. About Peloton Therapeutics Peloton Therapeutics, Inc. is a clinical-stage...
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San Antonio Express-News   +17 other publications
New park to be named for late black educator in South Texas
...for decades within the Bloomington Independent School District before eventually serving as the principal at the elementary school. Hatchett moved to Bloomington in 1926 and taught at the school district...
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Austin American-Statesman
Smithville educator named Outstanding Teacher of American History by local DAR
By Smithville Times staff Wednesday Feb 20, 2019 at 7:54 AM A Smithville High School history teacher on Saturday was named Outstanding Teacher of American History by the Lost Pines chapter of the National...
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KTRK ABC 13 Houston
Coach accused of body shaming cheerleaders with awards
...felt shame about their bodies and have quit the squad due to comments made by the coaches." The principal allegedly investigated and found that coaches did nothing wrong, dismissing the alleged discrimination...
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San Antonio Express-News   +1 other publication
Egipto ejecuta a 9 por el asesinato de un fiscal en 2015
...archivo del 29 de junio de 2015 de un guardia junto al lugar en donde explotó un auto que mató al principal fiscal de Egipto, Hisham Barakat, en El Cairo. (AP Foto/Eman Helal, Archivo) Fotografía de archivo...
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KAMR-TV NBC 4 (Amarillo)
Get Fit - Latest Products
...what we have to offer. Karen Roberts, co-owner of Get Fit, worked in education for 22 years as a teacher, coach, counselor, and administrator. She started running like many of you did: she got fitted for...
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KXAN NBC 36 Austin
Austin ISD town halls begin to hear public input on $65M budget hole
...impacts of school closures or consolidations and boundary changes. They also wanted to make sure teacher and staff salaries were competitive. Some of the questions they wanted to be answered were about...
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KXAN NBC 36 Austin   +5 other publications
Artist probes Russia's toxic legacy through family history
...workers "Our present government tells us this all happened such a long time ago" Kiselyova, a Russian teacher from Moscow, said. "It may seem like a very different world, but I don't think it's just a problem...
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KAMC (ABC) 28 (Lubbock)   +2 other publications
Artist probes Russia's toxic legacy through family history
..."Our present government tells us this all happened such a long time ago," said Kiselyova, a Russian teacher from Moscow. "It may seem like a very different world, but I don't think it's just a problem of the...
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Harlingen Valley Morning Star   +1 other publication
Artist probes Russia's toxic legacy through family history
..."Our present government tells us this all happened such a long time ago," said Kiselyova, a Russian teacher from Moscow. "It may seem like a very different world, but I don't think it's just a problem of the...
02/20/2019    Online
 
Texas Insider
Lt. Gov. Patrick: Teachers Must be Our Top Priority When Determining How to Spend Texas’ Education Dollars
...Gov. Dan Patrick Aside from a parent, nothing has more impact on the success of a student than a teacher Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — Making our public schools better has long been a top priority...
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KHOU CBS 11 Houston
New task force seeks to understand the health risks associated with breast implants
...10:37 PM CST February 19, 2019 Updated: 5:21 AM CST February 20, 2019 DALLAS — After years as a teacher, Kristen Bobovec knows the power of poster board. So on a trifold, she has chronicled pictures, notes...
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Fort Worth Star Telegram   +1 other publication
Florida editorial roundup | Fort Worth Star-Telegram
...DeSantis' public education strategy: ... The governor's proposal to create a new private school voucher program for students from low-income families and pay for it directly with tax money comes as no...
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Laredo Morning Times   +1 other publication
Bills aim to create housing vouchers for Hawaii teachers
Bills aim to create housing vouchers for Hawaii teachers Updated 9:31 am CST, Wednesday, February 20, 2019 HILO, Hawaii (AP) — Two proposed bills are intended at creating a housing voucher program...
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Teacher Retirement System
San Antonio Express-News
Trinity Consultants Acquires ASK Consulting Engineers of Brisbane, Australia
...provides clients with life sciences consulting and engineering expertise through SafeBridge Consultants®, TRS, and ADVENT Engineering. For the original version on PRWeb visit: https://www.prweb.com/releases/trinity_consultants_acquires_...
02/21/2019    Online
 
San Antonio Express-News   +1 other publication
Connecticut governor seeks to "modernize" taxes, grow state
...hospitals across the state and requires cities and towns to cover part of the cost of the state's teacher retirement fund, art of an effort to help address the pension plan's unfunded liability problems....
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KUT Austin   +2 other publications
Texas Teachers Living Paycheck To Paycheck Welcome Senate Pay Raise Proposal
...Booker’s public-school teachers. "Not only am I the special ed director, I am a special education teacher," says Jenifer Lowery, who has taught in the Booker Independent School District for about 15 years....
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Secondary Education
Brazoria County Facts
Deacon Elmo Henry, III
...11, 2019 at Sweeny Community Hospital. "Crockett" as he was fondly called, received primary and secondary education in Houston, Texas. He later obtained his Associate in Theology and Bachelor of Theology...
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Social Media
twitter​.com   +1 other post
SheldonISDPD
RT @EducatorGoals: The KMS A-Team at the TASSP Spring Meeting...My Crew! Learning and Leading TOGETHER! I love these folks! @kms_panthers @…
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TASSP
twitter​.com
Raechel Broussard
The KMS A-Team at the TASSP Spring Meeting...My Crew! Learning and Leading TOGETHER! I love these folks! @kms_panthers @SheldonISDPD https://t.co/2Lgp2T2YjD
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TASSP
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Sartartia School
TASSP Region IV Spring Meeting-Area 4B Representative, Melissa King Knowles interacting with TASSP executive director, Archie McAfee. #worldclassleaders #leaderslearn #JagNation https://t.co/dsW6HnWZ0B
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TASSP
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Andrew Epperson
RT @PBISRewards: Experience PBIS Rewards at the 2019 @TASSP1 Summer Workshop, June 12-14, 2019. #TASSP #SW2019 #txed #txeduchat https://t.…
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