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Academic Records Preserved for Texans Who Attended ITT Technical Institute

Attorney General Ken Paxton announced that Texans who attended now defunct ITT Technical Institute will be able to obtain their academic records, thanks to a settlement approved today in the long-running Chapter 7 bankruptcy case of the Indiana-based for-profit education company. Last year, Attorney General Paxton’s office filed a federal ...

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SBOE Releases Survey Results

by State Board of Education staff Texans believe the top two desired outcomes for public schools are to teach communications, problem-solving, critical thinking and other employability skills and to prepare students to be productive citizens, according to results of a survey conducted on behalf of the State Board of Education. ...

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Huntsville ISD hosting Second Planned Community Input for School Improvement Opportunity

by HISD staff Huntsville Independent School District will host the final planned Community Input for School  improvement opportunity on Monday evening, April 16. Superintendent Sheppard will facilitate this second structured input session exactly the same way, covering the same information as he did for the session held on March 20. ...

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Huntsville ISD Seeking Community Input for School Improvement

by Huntsville ISD staff Save the Date! Huntsville Independent School District is planning for two opportunities for the community to provide valuable input for school improvement. Superintendent Dr. Scott Sheppard will facilitate the sessions and we welcome parents and citizens to participate. The sessions will be the exact same so ...

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Sam Houston State University Selected To Host Texas Academic Leadership Academy

The Texas Council of Chief Academic Officers and Sam Houston State University have partnered to offer the Texas Academic Leadership Academy. Beginning this summer, the intensive, year-long leadership development experience will enhance aspiring leaders’ capacities to address the complexities of higher education leadership. Lead by Stacey Edmonson, SHSU dean of ...

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TCEQ Offering Paid Internships for College Students

The TCEQ is now accepting applications for the Mickey Leland Environmental Internship Program. An internship will help undergraduate and graduate students learn about environmental issues, build marketable skills, and gain professional experience. Students will complete a full-time, paid internship over the summer with an assignment at the TCEQ, another state agency, ...

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Nominate a Student Volunteer for 2018 Student Heroes Award

Nominations accepted through March 19th The State Board of Education (SBOE) is now accepting nominations for the 2018 Student Heroes Award. The Student Heroes Award program recognizes Texas public school students in prekindergarten through high school who voluntarily work to assist or benefit their fellow Texas students. SBOE Chair Donna ...

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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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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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