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Estacado Early College High School Begins Second Year

Estacado Early College High School Begins Second Year

from Texas Tech The program gives students a head start toward pursuing their college degrees. Texas Tech University and the Lubbock Independent School District (LISD) are embarking on the second year of Early College High School (ECHS) at Estacado High School. The program is giving high school students a path[Read More…]

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by September 8, 2017 Education, Texas Tech
Enrollment Open for Texas Prepaid College Tuition Program

Enrollment Open for Texas Prepaid College Tuition Program

from Texas Comptroller’s Office (AUSTIN) — Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar reminds families that open enrollment in the Texas Tuition Promise FundSM, the state’s prepaid college tuition program, began Sept. 1 and runs through Feb. 28, 2018. The Texas Tuition Promise Fund offers parents and loved ones the chance to prepay[Read More…]

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by September 5, 2017 Education
SPC Introduces New Lubbock Center Administrator

SPC Introduces New Lubbock Center Administrator

from South Plains College LEVELLAND – South Plains College has announced the hiring of Kevin McConic as the Executive Director for the SPC Lubbock Center. Prior to coming to SPC, McConic worked as the manager of education and community relations with United Supermarkets, a position he held since 2016. He[Read More…]

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by September 2, 2017 Education
Summer Meals Kickoff 2017

Summer Meals Kickoff 2017

(from Lubbock ISD) Free Summer Meals Served at Nearly 40 Sites Across Lubbock County [Lubbock, Texas] – The Texas Hunger Initiative, the South Plains Food Bank, YWCA of Lubbock, and Lubbock ISD and Frenship ISD are collaborating with a diverse group of partners to kick off the Free Summer Meals[Read More…]

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by June 5, 2017 Education, Featured
New ECHS cohort begins bridge program

New ECHS cohort begins bridge program

from Lubbock ISD New Early College High School Cohort Begins Bridge Program Students accepted into the second cohort for the Estacado Early College High School program will launch the experience with a Summer Bridge program beginning Monday, June 5. The kick-off event will begin at 9:30 a.m. at Estacado High[Read More…]

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by June 2, 2017 Education
Lubbock ISD teams top-ranked at DI Global Finals

Lubbock ISD teams top-ranked at DI Global Finals

from Lubbock ISD Lubbock ISD teams top-ranked at Destination Imagination Global Finals Two Lubbock ISD teams finished in the top two among 1,500 global competitors last week at the Destination Imagination (DI) Global Finals in Knoxville, Tennessee. The Tie DI Locks team from Waters Elementary School ranked first out of[Read More…]

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by June 1, 2017 Education
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board launches new websites to promote 60x30TX

Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board launches new websites to promote 60x30TX

from 60x30TX.com Today, the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board launched 60x30TX.com, a consumer-friendly website that provides snapshots of data to key audiences, including legislators and their staff, media, students and families, business and industry, and chambers of commerce. The new website offers hot topics, infographics, event information, videos, and many[Read More…]

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by May 24, 2017 Education
Nominations now being accepted for 2017 Employers for Education Excellence Award

Nominations now being accepted for 2017 Employers for Education Excellence Award

from Texas SBOE Nominations now being accepted for 2017 Employers for Education Excellence Award AUSTIN – The State Board of Education (SBOE) is currently accepting applications for the 2017 Employers for Education Excellence (EEE) Award. The annual award recognizes Texas employers who encourage and support employee participation in school activities.[Read More…]

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by May 4, 2017 Education
Texas Tech University Recognized as One of the Best in U.S. for Transfer Students

Texas Tech University Recognized as One of the Best in U.S. for Transfer Students

from Texas Tech Texas Tech University Recognized as One of the Best in U.S. for Transfer Students The university was one of 65 institutions named to Phi Theta Kappa’s 2017 Transfer Honor Roll, which recognizes excellence in community college transfer pathways. Every year, Texas Tech University accepts thousands of transfer[Read More…]

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by May 3, 2017 Education, Texas Tech
Nominate Top School Volunteers for SBOE Heroes for Children Award

Nominate Top School Volunteers for SBOE Heroes for Children Award

(from Texas Education Agency) 2017 Heroes for Children Award nominations now open. AUSTIN — The State Board of Education (SBOE) is now accepting nominations for the 2017 Heroes for Children Award. This annual award recognizes public school volunteers who have been strong advocates for Texas schoolchildren. Individual volunteers may be[Read More…]

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by March 20, 2017 Education