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Texas post top high school graduation rates, but why?

Morgan Smith, The Texas Tribune | Dec 02, 2012

With witnesses in a school finance trial testifying daily on the challenges facing public education in the state, and with a chorus of state leaders citing the failings of traditional public schools in calling for reform, some may be surprised to hear that by one measure, Texas schools appear to be doing quite well.

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Public schools turn to parents' dollars for support

Morgan Smith, The Texas Tribune | Oct 01, 2012

Tight budget cuts in education lead schools and parents to come up with creative classroom solutions.

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The University of Texas Pan-American

UT-Pan American president pledges to give bonuses away

Reeve Hamilton, The Texas Tribune | Aug 30, 2012

University of Texas-Pan American President Robert Nelsen won’t be participating in the University of Texas System’s new incentive pay plan — at least, he won't directly benefit from the plan. Nelsen, who…

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Teacher Silvia Corado works with students in her pre-kindergarten class as they learn syllables and word identification, part of the Summer Bilingual Academy at Wilson Elementary School in San Antonio. (Lisa Kratz for the Texas Tribune)

San Antonio May Seek Tax to Support Full-Day Pre-K

Morgan Smith, The Texas Tribune | Jul 02, 2012

Since Texas lawmakers cut over $200 million in grants that supported full-day public prekindergarten in 2011, school districts have worked to fill in where the state left off. They have started to charge…

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South Texas Students Participate in Debate Conference

Julio Cotto, National Hispanic Institute | Jun 26, 2012

Nearly 65 youth will attend a debate conference that will concentrate on postmodernism and its impact on Latino culture and values. The Texas Star Great Debate, of the National Hispanic Institute (NHI) in Maxwell, Texas, will include students from Houston, Corpus Christi, McAllen, Mission, Brownsville, and Eagle Pass, Texas.

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