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SHSU Named in Top Ten Performing Institutions for Latino Students

by Hannah Haney Sam Houston State University has been named one of the top ten performing institutions in the country for Latino students out of 613 institutions surveyed by the Education Trust. This report looks at graduation rates for Latino students and the completion or graduation rate gap between Latino ...

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Proposed College Aims To Improve Texas’ Rural Healthcare “Report Card”

by Emily Binetti, SHSU As a university, focusing on good grades is vital to academic excellence. Making the grade is also the focus in the latest “report card” comparing rural healthcare between states, where the state of Texas barely passed. With limited access to medical care, high rates of fatal heart ...

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State Board of Education Asks for Public Input on new Long-Range Plan for Public Education

Online survey open until March 2nd Help the State Board of Education set long-term goals for the Texas public schools by completing an online survey that will be used to set educational priorities. The survey covers five broad areas: The desired outcome of public education; Educator preparation, recruitment and retention; ...

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Don’t Mess with Texas Scholarship Application Open

Applications will be accepted through April 20, 2018 Applications for the 2018 Don’t mess with Texas Scholarship contest are now being accepted. Eligible applicants include any Texas high school senior currently attending public, private or home school and planning to attend an accredited Texas college or university in the coming ...

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Huntsville ISD: CLOSED Wednesday

by HISD Staff BAD WEATHER CLOSURE NOTICE Huntsville ISD has decided to CANCEL school again for TOMORROW, Wednesday, January 17, due to the inclement weather conditions in our district.  We are currently planning for normal operations on Thursday but we will continue to monitor the conditions and should that change ...

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Huntsville ISD Classes Cancelled for Tuesday

Huntsville ISD today has announced that all classes will be cancelled for Tuesday, January 16th in anticipation of tomorrow’s inclement weather. District personnel took to social media, text messaging, emails, and phone calls to alert parents and the community of the school closures. HISD Athletics has also announced that all ...

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First Forensic Science Ph.D. In The Nation Graduates From Sam Houston State University

A College of Criminal Justice student from Sam Houston State University is the first in the nation to graduate with a Ph.D. in forensic science. Lindsay Glicksberg received the inaugural doctoral degree during the Dec. 2017 commencement ceremony. “All of us in the College of Criminal Justice are excited about ...

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Now Accepting 2018 Preservation Scholars Applications!

by Friends of the Texas Historical Commission   The Texas Historical Commission is now accepting applications for the 2018 Preservation Scholars Program! We hope that you will inform any students and/or student organizations you may be affiliated with about the paid internship opportunity for the summer of 2018. The deadline for ...

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HISD Names Lone Finalist for Superintendent

Huntsville ISD Trustees named Dr. Larry Scott Sheppard as the lone finalist for the district’s superintendent vacancy at its December 14 Special Called meeting. Dr. Scott Sheppard has served as the Assistant Superintendent for Secondary School Administration in Cypress-Fairbanks ISD since 2011, directly overseeing 35 secondary campuses in the 3rd ...

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Apply for Match the Promise Foundation Scholarships thru Dec 31

Fifth through ninth graders whose families have an annual income of $100,000 or less can apply through Dec. 31 for Match the Promise scholarships to use at Texas public colleges and universities.* The Texas Match the Promise Foundation℠encourages families to save for college by supplementing their contributions to theTexas Tuition Promise ...

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