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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

The East Texas Baptist University School of Natural and Social Sciences traveled to China as a part of the Global Study and Serve Program from May 13-30.

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.

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.