LeTourneau University earns national ranking
VICTORIA — One day, outside the agriculture building at Victoria East High School, there will be an area where students will be able to plant several different types of vegetables and learn more about horticulture.
Five Hallsville High School journalism students were named to the University Interscholastic League and Interscholastic League Press Conference All-State Journalism staff.
A fourth-grader who was bullied because of his handmade University of Tennessee T-shirt was just given a four-year scholarship to the college, the university said this past week.
Joshua Silva greeted Robert E. Lee High School students with fist-bumps and high-fives as they entered the building at Times Square Grand Slam to participate in Buddy Bowl, a bowling tournament hosted by Lee’s Best Buddies organization.
Students who say they were defrauded by colleges and want their education loans erased will have a tougher time seeking forgiveness under newly issued regulations from the Trump administration.
Girls from the sixth grade through college age were in attendance with more than 300 other people at the Henderson Civic Center to hear Miss America 2019 Nia Franklin speak at the seventh annual “I Am Beautiful Movement” workshop at the end of August. The “I Am Beautiful Movement” is a nonprofit organization founded by Toyia Jordan and her daughter, Destini Jordan, in 2013 to promote self-esteem in young girls. Pictured are, from left: Latrice Allison, Liyah Roberts, Miss America 2019 Nia Franklin, JaTavia Upshaw and Sharon Roberson-Jones.
Some Marshall ISD special needs students spent their summer earning money by working at area businesses thanks to a Texas Workforce Commission program.
More families than ever are taking advantage of the opportunity to customize their children’s education with a hybrid program through Grace Community School.
JEFFERSON — Jefferson High School seniors can now graduate with an extra skill set in their repertoire, thanks to a brand new Career and Technology Education (CTE) class added this year at Jefferson High School.
The U.S. Department of Education is accepting requests from cancer patients to have their student loan payments postponed while they undergo treatment.
Kilgore Police Department and Kilgore ISD have a new partner in their effort to keep schools safe and he's ready to hit the ground running – on all fours.
Students participating in a recent Stephen F. Austin State University science academy spent the week learning to charge cellphones with fruits and vegetables, assessing the geological stability of houses, solving crimes through computer coding, building rockets and designing vehicle collisio…
The government this month began charging families less to borrow money for college as newly lowered interest rates on federal student loans took effect.
Courts have sided repeatedly with student loan borrowers demanding that the U.S. Education Department process their applications for debt relief, yet more than 180,000 people are still waiting for a decision. Now, some of them are again turning to the courts for help.
Texas State Technical College in Marshall is planning its first “Future Fair” July 13 to introduce prospective students and community members to its high-demand job programs.
The Educational Results Partnership named its Honor Roll schools and districts, with one local school district getting a district honor and multiple local schools making the list.
A $206,323 grant from the Texas Workforce Commission is helping Panola College expand its dual-credit certified nurse aide to Marion County.
All the world’s a stage, they say, and the Longview World of Wonders children’s museum and creative center became a stage this week as Texas Shakespeare Festival actors led a “World of William” creative arts day camp for children.
My son, Joe, and his wife have three sons, ages 10, 8 and 5. Like many parents, they are trying to limit the time the boys spend staring at computer screens. Their California school system and the state are making that difficult.
NASA engineer Manuel Rodriguez visited the Sammy Brown Library Wednesday to tell kids in the summer reading program all about the history of the space program and his role in it.
HALLSVILLE — Hallsville ISD is once again teaming up with city, business and community officials to bring back its popular summer reading program for a fourth summer, co-organizer Brandon Sheffield said Friday.
In the U.S., a college degree has usually meant financial security. But increased competition and overwhelming student debt are making that outcome less of a given.
It was a day of celebration for the senior class of the University of Texas at Tyler’s University Academy as they became the school’s first graduating class.
UPDATE: LeTourneau University reports the team's scoring was reviewed and an error found that moved the team up to a third place finish. The finish is now the program's highest overall ranking in program history.
Graduating Kilgore High School seniors were awarded with more than $1 million in scholarship awards at a Scholarship and Awards Assembly held at First Baptist Church on Friday.
Mariah Stewart is 16 and has already completed pharmacy technician school and is getting ready to start at Kilgore College in the fall.