Texas’ schools chief could get more muscle under legislative proposals

Texas’ schools chief could get more muscle under legislative proposals

AUSTIN — Former Dallas trustee Mike Morath is a popular guy. He’s seen as sharp, energetic and strategic. That’s a big reason lawmakers have filed bills that would give the state’s education commissioner significantly more power. The position would have more authority on a variety of measures — from determining how to implement the new A-F accountability system for schools to creating a grant program for him to dole out as he sees fit. Longtime Texas education observers say the moves have met little resistance this session because of Morath….

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Brownsville ISD ROTC Student Receives Scholarship to Texas A&M University

Brownsville ISD ROTC Student Receives Scholarship to Texas A&M University

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – A member of Brownsville Veteran’s High School ROTC will be heading to college with a big chunk of change in his pocket. Dalton Romain held a check of $180,000 for an ROTC Scholarship to Texas A&M University. The young man smiled as speakers talked about his school record and how determined he was to win the large sum of cash. Those who know Dalton, figured he would get the scholarship. Among those in attendance were his proud mom and fellow classmates. Proudly dressed in his ROTC uniform, …

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UHV among best for Texas online college education

UHV among best for Texas online college education

To access this content, please login or complete the survey. Question 1 of 1Which of the following locations on loop 463 ( Zac Lentz Parkway) do you feel would be the best location for a car dealership? Corner of Salem and Loop 463 (A) On the loop between Navarro & Salem (B) On Loop 463 between Navarro and Main (Hwy 87) (C) [Source:-Victoria Advocate]

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