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STAAR Passing Rates Flat Under Higher Standards
STAAR Passing Rates Flat Under Higher Standards by Kiah Collier , The Texas Tribune April 29, 2016 * Editor's note: This story has been updated throughout.   Passing rates on the statewide standard...
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Texas A&M-Commerce President Dies
Texas A&M-Commerce President Dies by Matthew Watkins , The Texas Tribune April 29, 2016 Dan Jones, the president of Texas A&M University-Commerce, died Friday morning, the university announced in a...
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UNION GROVE BAND EARNS 26TH CONSECUTIVE SWEEPSTAKES
The Union Grove High School Band earned its 26th consecutive “Sweepstakes” Award at UIL Concert & Sight Reading Contest on March 3 at Gladewater High School. The band performed three pieces of musi...
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Pay is Climbing Fast for Texas University Leaders
Pay is Climbing Fast for Texas University Leaders by Matthew Watkins , The Texas Tribune April 29, 2016 With tuition costs growing, Texas university presidents and chancellors have strived to make ...
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Campus Carry Set To Be The New Normal At Public Universities In Texas
Last week, the Texas Tech Board of Regents gave their approval for the system’s concealed carry policy on campuses. The plan, which allows guns in classrooms and “suite style or apartment style” do...
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Statement from ETBU President J. Blair Blackburn
East Texas Baptist University President Dr. J. Blair Blackburn has confirmed with Marshall Police Department Chief Eddie Campa that two male ETBU students have drowned this afternoon at an off-camp...
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YMCA of Tyler Texas Aims to Bring Out the Wow! Factor in Local Kids During 25th Annual Healthy Kids Day®
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  Event helps kids stay active and keep learning all summer long   Tyler — On Saturday, April 30, the YMCA of Tyler Texas is holding a free community event to inspire more kids to keep their minds ...
STUDY SHOWS RISK FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH INJURIOUS FALLS IN RESIDENTIAL CARE FACILITIES
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  First nationwide study shows 15 percent of people in these facilities suffer from injurious falls, and females were most at risk April 27, 2016 Falls are one of the leading causes of injury-relat...
New in Trib+Edu: A Move To Halt New Teacher Evaluations
by JOHN REYNOLDS, The Texas Tribune
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Photo illustration by Jacob Villanueva New in Trib+Edu: A Move To Halt New Teacher Evaluations by  John Reynolds April 28, 2016 In this week's edition of the Trib+Edu newsletter: Teacher groups mov...
Gilmer High School Stars Drill Team Spring Show is April 29 and 30 at Civic Center
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The Gilmer Stars Drill Team will be hosting their annual spring show "Genres of the Night" on April 29 and 30 (Friday and Saturday) at the Gilmer Civic Center. Showtime each night will be at 7:00. ...
Kilgore College Athletics announces newest Hall of Fame inductees
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  Kilgore College will once again honor former standout athletes, coaches and contributors at its annual Hall of Fame Weekend  Oct. 14-15 .   There is also a new honor this year – The Spirit of Exc...
It's Official: A&M Allowing Guns in Classrooms and Dorms
by MATTHEW WATKINS, The Texas Tribune
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It's Official: A&M Allowing Guns in Classrooms and Dorms by Matthew Watkins , The Texas Tribune April 27, 2016 Editor's note: This story has been updated with additional information. The Texas A&M ...