It’s just the start of the school year but surprises have already popped up for area teachers who received grants to implement educational and fun projects in their classrooms.
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AUSTIN — Shut out by lawmakers in their efforts to overhaul the state’s troubled education funding system, more than 600 school districts are now pinning their hopes for relief on the Texas Supreme Court.
AUSTIN — State leaders have trumpeted rising high school graduation rates and declining dropout figures for seven years. It is proof, they say, of improved public schools.
TIOGA — For the first time since 1961, Tioga Independent School District welcomed a senior class to its final chapter of high school. Twenty-six seniors have graciously accepted the challenge of paving the way for future students of Tioga High School.
Retired Sherman Independent School District Superintendent Al Hambrick is applauded by a crowd that gathered on the lawn of the SISD Service Center Monday afternoon. Monday was Hambrick’s last day after 35 years with the district.
When starting out in education, Al Hambrick expected to be a math teacher and basketball coach all his life but to his surprise, he said God’s plan led him to be the superintendent of the Sherman Independent School District.
It’s no secret that George Hatfield is a proud Okie. After 16 years of serving as a Denison Independent School District assistant superintendent, he refuses to become a full-time Texan but will forever be a Yellow Jacket.
While only about 20 minutes separate the Denison and Durant school districts, several thousand dollars separate their teachers’ starting pay. The National Education Association revealed that while the number of Oklahoma students is growing, the state came in 49th in 2013-2014 on per student expenditures.
When Grayson College opened its doors in 1965, it became the place to educate and bring students together from all communities throughout Grayson County. Fifty years later, Grayson College celebrated its golden anniversary of providing a higher education and changing the lives of students in Texoma.
SADLER — The Sadler and Southmayd Consolidated Independent School District board of trustees has called a Tax Ratification Election on Sept. 12 to change the tax rate for the 2015-2016 school year.