Education

Aggies Leaving Big 12 For SEC
After months of rumors, reports, denials and retractions, it does appear that the Texas A&M Aggies are taking steps to leave the Big 12 and move to the Southeastern Conference.
5 Great Educational Apps for Kids
Ever given a five-year-old with an iPad a dirty look? Silently tsk tsk-ed in your head? Hold onto your judgment for a minute – they're not all playing Angry Birds. In fact, there are tons of apps out there that are all about learning. Here, we
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Did You Know it’s National Dog Day?
Neither did we.  National Dog Day was created by the Animal Miracle Network, and it's celebrated every year on August 26th to acknowledge family dogs, and dogs that work selflessly every day to save lives, keep us safe and bring comfort.
It also works to focus public attention on the num…
Longview Area Leads State in Job Growth
The Real Estate Center at Texas A&M has released a report showing the Longview metro area of Gregg, Rusk and Upshur counties posted a 4.2 percent rate of employment growth for the period of June 2010 through this June.  That's the highest rate in the state.
Should Schools Treat Misbehaving Kids Like Criminals?
Texas has a reputation for being tough on criminals.  It's known around the world for having the busiest "Death Row" in the United States.  Now, for better or worse, Texas is also known for treating young school children like criminals.

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