Education

Update: Lon Morris College Closes, Hoping to Reopen
Push has finally come to shove at Lon Morris College in Jacksonville. Facing the worst financial crisis in its 158 year history, and acting on the advice of outside consultants, the Lon Morris Board of Trustees has furloughed the school's faculty and staff and shut the school down.
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Chamber of Commerce Calls for Testing Reform
The Lufkin/Angelina County Chamber of Commerce is the first Chamber in the state to send a board-approved resolution to Austin expressing serious concerns over what standardized testing is doing to Texas’ public schools, and to school students.
Lon Morris College in Deep Financial Trouble
Lon Morris College in Jacksonville is in serious trouble. It may be forced to close if it can't solve its financial problems.  That's why the private two-year college is looking to hire a firm that specializes in reorganization to help it keep the doors open.
Lots of Fun Things for Kids This Summer
Summer vacation is coming up fast, and many parents are looking for ways to keep their kids busy and having summer fun at the same time.  The good news is that there are plenty of fun things for kids to do and places for them to go in the summer time.  The bad news?  Rest easy. There&…
Educators Take Stand to Stop Bullying
This coming Friday, May 4th, the Texas branch of the American Federation of Teachers is inviting all Texas schools to be part of a nationwide stand against bullying, by participating in the Stand 4 Change Day.

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