Texas Education Agency releases AF Accountability report for RGV Valley school districts – KGBT-TV

KGBT-TV Texas Education Agency releases AF Accountability report for RGV Valley school districtsKGBT-TVAccording to the TEA, “The 85th Texas Legislature passed House Bill (HB) 22, establishing three domains for measuring the academic performance of districts and campuses: Student Achievement, School Progress, and Closing the Gaps. Districts will receive …Cleburne receives 'C' in accountabilityCleburne Times-Reviewall 277 news […]

Italy says death toll will mount in Genoa bridge collapse

GENOA, Italy (AP) — The death toll from the collapse of a highway bridge in the Italian city of Genoa that is already confirmed to have claimed 39 lives will certainly rise, a senior official said Thursday. “Unfortunately, the toll will increase, that’s inevitable,” Interior Minister Matteo Salvini told reporters. Searchers continued to comb through […]

US newsrooms to Trump: We’re not enemies of the people

NEW YORK (AP) — Newspapers from Maine to Hawaii are pushing back against President Donald Trump’s attacks on “fake news” with a coordinated series of editorials speaking up for a free and vigorous press. The Boston Globe, which set the campaign in motion by urging the unified voice, had estimated that some 350 newspapers would […]

Montgomery County Commissioner Clark returns to work after radiation, chemotherapy Hades

Conroe, August 16 – Montgomery County citizens received a motivational shot-in-the-arm when Precinct 4 County Commissioner Jim Clark surprised the public and his colleagues by returning to the Commissioners Court soon after the beginning of the August 14, 2018, meeting. Just after the prayer and Pledges of Allegiance to the American and Texas Flags, Clark […]

Texas Attorney General accepts case involving charges against Constable Hayden, Chief Deputy Welch, as investigation broadens with witness tampering allegations

Texas Attorney General accepts case involving charges against Constable Hayden, Chief Deputy Welch, as investigation broadens with witness tampering allegations

Image: Precinct 4 Montgomery County Constable Kenneth “Rowdy” Hayden (center, white shirt) and Chief Deputy Barry Welch (right, in uniform) at the scene of an arrest. Hayden and Welch face criminal charges for submitting false documents and tampering with public documents submitted to the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement in an investigation that recently has […]

Texas-Based Company Launches #AllSmilesNoGuns Back to School Giveaway – Tullahoma News and Guardian

Tullahoma News and Guardian Texas-Based Company Launches #AllSmilesNoGuns Back to School GiveawayTullahoma News and GuardianHOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug 15, 2018–In an effort to help prevent gun violence, Houston-based Karya Property Management —the third largest property management company in Texas, which manages 15,000 apartment units in Houston, Dallas, …and more »

Texas school districts receive first official AF grades. Look up how your district did here. – Texas Tribune

Texas Tribune Texas school districts receive first official AF grades. Look up how your district did here.Texas TribuneFormer Texas Education Commissioner Michael Williams, who had Texas rolling toward an A-F rating system in 2013, released a statement Tuesday saying the ratings would “kickstart the conversation around school quality.” Williams is now the board …Texas' 1st school […]

Trump revokes security clearance of former CIA director John Brennan — a leading critic of the president – Washington Post

Washington Post Trump revokes security clearance of former CIA director John Brennan — a leading critic of the presidentWashington PostPresident Trump on Wednesday followed through on threats to strip the security clearance of former CIA director John Brennan, igniting a firestorm of criticism that the president was recklessly attempting to distract from his own political […]

Funny bone: ASU science student survey finds majority appreciate humor in courses – Arizona State University

Arizona State University Funny bone: ASU science student survey finds majority appreciate humor in coursesArizona State UniversityThere's nothing like a good laugh to lighten a mood, especially when the atmosphere is serious — like it can be in a science classroom. Using humor in the classroom has been shown to positively impact student learning, but […]