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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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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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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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4,500 Texans to Receive $17.6 Million in Student Loan Relief

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced a settlement with Aequitas, a now defunct private investment firm that provides over $17 million in debt relief for Texans who attended schools operated by Corinthian College. The settlement was first approved by the Oregon federal court overseeing the Aequitas receivership and is ...

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Huntsville Library Hosting Summer Reading Program

Have fun this summer while preventing the “summer slide” by signing up for the Huntsville Public Library’s Texas Summer Reading Program for all ages.  Start your summer with a bang at our Summer Reading Kickoff Party from 1-3:30 p.m. Saturday, June 3rd. Sign up at the library for the Summer ...

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HISD Launches “Incident Reporter” on District Website

Message from Dr. Howell Wright, HISD Superintendent of Education About Incident Reporting and Resources Huntsville ISD is committed to ensuring that our schools are safe and we want to inform all parents, students, staff members, and stakeholders that the district website has many helpful tools and resources available to help ...

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HISD Announces Campus Principal Hires

Huntsville ISD is pleased to announce the following campus principal hires for next school year. Mrs. Susan Cryer, the current principal of Samuel Walker Houston Elementary School, will move to the Gibbs Pre-Kindergarten campus to serve as the principal filling the opening created by Dr. Rosa Readore’s departure with plans ...

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Nominations Open for 2017 Employers for Education Excellence Award

The State Board of Education (SBOE) is currently accepting applications for the 2017 Employers for Education Excellence (EEE) Award. The annual award recognizes Texas employers who encourage and support employee participation in school activities. Any Texas employer is eligible, including private businesses, nonprofit organizations and governmental and educational entities that ...

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