Education

1 in 2 College Grads Jobless or Underemployed
With college graduations just around the corner, we have some bad news for this year's crop of eager fresh-faced young grads.  We don't want to rain on your parade, but you should know that the prospects of getting a meaningful job in your chosen career field are worse than they'…
Education Summit Says Schools Must Change
School superintendents, school board members and administrators from around Angelina County and the state held a summit meeting with local business and community leaders earlier this week at the Pitser Garrison Civic Center on Tuesday.  Their goal was to get public schools, state lawmakers, an…
Neches River Rendezvous Getting Close
Outdoors enthusiasts should starting making plans now for the 15th annual Neches River Rendezvous on June 2nd.  This 10 mile canoe trek down the Neches River is growing in popularity and attracts more participants every year.
Will Aggies Demolish Beloved Kyle Field?
Now that Texas A&M is moving to the Southeastern Conference, school officials are looking to upgrade the athletic program to make Aggie sports competitive with the athletic powerhouses in their new conference.  This could mean replacing historic Kyle Field.
Texas Prisons Train Inmates for High-Tech Jobs
In just one more sign that today's prisons are not your grandfather's prisons where inmates only made license plates, Texas prisons have been turned into factories where inmates get training for all kinds of jobs on the outside, including high-tech IT jobs.
A New Name for Houston Baptist University?
Half a century after it was founded by the Baptist General Convention of Texas as "a Christian college of the highest order," Houston Baptist University may soon erase the religious designation in its name.

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