Education

Lawsuit Challenges School Funding Cuts
Texas school districts are headed back to court in another effort to get more equitable funding for public schools.  A coalition representing more than 150 independent public school districts, taxpayers and parents has filed a lawsuit against the state.  All six school districts in Angelina County …
Seven Arrested in New York SAT-Cheating Scandal [VIDEO]
Six unidentified current and former students from a Great Neck, New York high school were arrested Tuesday and now face misdemeanor charges on allegations they paid a college student to impersonate them, take the SAT college-entrance exam and deliver high scores.
New Earth & Space Planetarium in Tyler
East Texans don't have to drive to Houston to see a planetarium show any more.  Tyler Junior College has completed a major expansion of its well known  Hudnall Planetarium, which has allowed East Texans to get a glimpse of outer space for more than 40 years.
Parents Outraged Over Rhyming ‘Diet’ Book For Teenagers
Messages of good health and positive self-esteem for girls are common themes in books for kids. So why are so many people upset over a rhyming picture book about an obese, unhappy 14-year-old named Maggie?
Well, for starters, they don't like the title:  "Maggie Goes on a Diet.&…
Texas History is Crumbling to Dust
It's tragic and true.  All over Texas, original 19th century documents and records that shed light on Texas history are facing an uncertain future because of poor preservation practices and limited resources.  That's the finding of a task force charged with reviewing the situation by the Supreme C…

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