Education

Angelina College Goes Smoke-Free This Fall
Angelina College officials have decided it's time to ban all uses of tobacco products at the school.  The new policy makes the entire AC campus, including all off-campus centers, 100 percent tobacco-free.
Small Towns Offering to Pay Student Loans
From rural Kansas to upstate New York -- communities worried about their aging and shrinking populations are trying anything they can to attract young professionals and get them to move there.  Some are even offering to pay off all or part of their student loans.
Colleges Finally Teaching Financial Literacy
It's about time.  Colleges and universities are waking up to the fact that student loans have become a national crisis.  So many students and graduates are buried under student loans they can't repay, classroom and online courses in financial literacy are now part of the curricul…
Aggies Name Training Ship for D-Day Hero
On the 68th anniversary of D-Day, the name of a Texan who led a battalion of army rangers up the cliffs at Pointe du Hoc, France, and saved the day at Omaha Beach is now painted on the bow of Texas A&M University at Galveston's new training ship.
Honor Student Cleared of Truancy Charge
A judge in Montgomery County has come to his senses, and has dropped the contempt citation he slapped on a high school honors student he put in jail for truancy.  The 17 year old student is also refusing to accept financial donations that are pouring in from around the world.

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