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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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SHSU’s Criminal Justice And Criminology Ranked Third Globally

by Emily Binetti Known as one of the largest and most prestigious criminal justice programs in the country, Sam Houston State University’s Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology is now ranked third in the world among criminology and penology programs by the Center for World University Rankings. “This is the first time ...

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HISD Announces Leadership Change for Huntsville Intermediate School

After spending the past three months carefully reviewing and observing the operations and leadership of the district, Huntsville ISD Interim Superintendent Fred Rush and his Interim Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum & Instruction Linda Daniel are confident in the recent changes they have made to help reorganize central office administration to ...

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TEA: Donations still needed for Texas schools affected by Hurricane Harvey

TEA provides online avenue for technology and instructional materials donations to Hurricane Harvey school districts by TEA staff Commissioner of Education Mike Morath has advised that school systems needing instructional materials—either because of enrollment of students displaced by Hurricane Harvey or from property damage caused by the hurricane—can create an ...

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Deceptive Student Loan Relief Company Halted

Nationwide FTC crackdown underway Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Friday announced that his office filed an action against Jason Spencer, the operator of an alleged student loan debt relief scam called Student Loan Relief, LLC. Spencer allegedly engaged in false, misleading or deceptive practices in violation of the Texas ...

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Huntsville ISD Board Seeks Community Input

Public forum, online survey for superintendent search process by HISD staff The Huntsville Independent School District Board of Trustees has employed DRV Executive Search Services to conduct the superintendent search process for the school district. The Board has requested that school personnel and the public be involved in developing the profile ...

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New Email Phishing Scam Targets Teachers

Texas Education Agency and Association of Texas Professional Educators warn teachers, school districts to use caution  The Texas Education Agency (TEA) and the Association of Texas Professional Educators (ATPE) have been advised of a current phishing email directed at teachers and school systems across the state. The email, which bears the ...

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Free Lunch Offered to All Huntsville ISD Students in September

by HISD staff Huntsville ISD has received confirmation from the Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) that our request for meal flexibilities has been approved. These flexibilities are in regards to our meal pattern and meal service times as well as the ability to feed students at no cost to the ...

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Enrollment Open for Texas Prepaid College Tuition Program

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar reminds families that open enrollment in the Texas Tuition Promise FundSM, the state’s prepaid college tuition program, began Sept. 1 and runs through Feb. 28, 2018. The Texas Tuition Promise Fund offers parents and loved ones the chance to prepay a child’s education at Texas public colleges ...

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