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After 51 Years of Marriage, Retired Great-Grandparents Are Going Back to College

You’re never too old to learn.

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Hudson, Lufkin, and Cushing High Schools Tops in Deep East Texas According to Report

U.S. News and World Report has released its yearly rankings of high schools in America as well as breaking them down state by state. Some of the factors that they base these rankings on include college readiness, math and reading proficiency, and teacher to student ratio. 

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Lone Star College on Lockdown After Multiple Stabbings Reported [BREAKING]

Just months after a school shooting led to the North Harris campus evacuation, Lone Star College was struck with another violent tragedy on Tuesday morning.

KHOU reports that at least 14 people were injured on the Cy-Fair campus after witnesses said two males were

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Eye-Opening Study Finds Teachers Do Not Want to Bring Guns to School

Keeping students and teachers safe has become a hot button issue in the US since the Sandy Hook shooting in December.

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Online Survey Helps Find New Lufkin ISD Superintendent

Leaders at the Lufkin Independent School District are forming thoughts now about what characteristics the new Superintendent should have, and they're taking input from the public.

An online survey is up where you can give the school district your thoughts about what qualities you'd like to see in the next superintendent.  The survey also gives you a chance to share your thoughts on current strengths of the district and what challenges might lie ahead.

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Teacher With Fear of Children Fighting Forced Retirement

Language teacher Maria C. Waltherr-Willard suffers from pedophobia, which means she is afraid of young children. When the 61-year-old is in the presence of the little tykes she experiences symptoms which include anxiety, chest pains and vomiting.

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Five States Set to Expand Classroom Hours by 300 Hours

Earlier this week, five states announced plans to add a minimum of 300 extra hours to molding young minds in the classroom next year in hopes of strengthening the American student performance.

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Job Market for College Graduates Is Improving — Dollars and Sense

Good news for college students: the job market is starting to look a little brighter, with 5 percent more employment opportunities predicted for new college graduates this year, according to a recent survey conducted by the Michigan State University’s Collegiate Employment Research Institute.

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