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Snack Pack 4 Kids

Snack Pack 4 Kids

Snack Pack 4 Kids now only feeds hungry kids, it helps kids learn.

No Excuses

No Excuses

Doug Curry talks about how No Excuses University is helping kids.

Eveline Rivers

Eveline Rivers

How the Sunshine Cottage helps moms and kids get an education.

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The Future of Higher Education

The Future of Higher Education

Amarillo College President Dr. Russell Lowery-Hart talks about the future of higher education.

ACE Scholarship Program

ACE Scholarship Program

Learn about the ACE Scholarship Program and how it's helping high students get a college education.

Poverty and Perspective

Poverty and Perspective

Anette Carlisle talks about poverty and perspective in the Texas Panhandle.

No Excuses University

No Excuses University

Doug Curry talks about No Excuses University and how the program affects students in the Texas Panhandle.

Panhandle Twenty/20

Panhandle Twenty/20

Anette Carlisle talks about how Panhandle Twenty/20 is helping with Educational Attainment in the Texas Panhandle.

Mentoring for Success

Mentoring for Success

Doug Curry talks about how mentoring students can help students succeed,

Neighborhood Navigators

Neighborhood Navigators

Making the journey out of poverty

Education Barriers

Education Barriers

Jacob Workman talks to Elia Moreno about Education Barriers.

Educational Success

Educational Success

How can students achieve educational success?

Resources

Resources

Resources

Check out the dozens of resources to help students graduate.

Watch Online

Watch Online

Check out interviews with Damon Lopez and Dr. Donna Beegle.

Student Video Contest

Student Video Contest

Check out the student submitted videos encouraging their friends to stay in school.

American Graduate

Law Allows More College Credits for High Schoolers

Posted by Matthews Watkins - The Texas Tribune at

High school Advanced Placement students should be able to earn more college credits under a bill signed by Gov. Greg Abbott this month, a change that will save students and universities millions of dollars.  

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Father’s Day? No Problem.

Posted by Beau Waldrop at

As we approach this Father’s Day, here's an activity for the whole family.

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Terrible Lizards, Feather Heads, and Awesome Dads!

Posted by Beau Waldrop at

This Father’s Day, Dr. Aaron Pan from the Don Harrington Discovery Center introduces you to some dinosaur fathers.

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School Finance Proposal on Life Support

Posted by Morgan Smith - Texas Tribune at

A school finance plan that would result in an extra $800 million for public education faces dim prospects in the dwindling weeks of the legislative session, a top House lawmaker said Tuesday.

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Furry, Jurassic Mommies and Eutherian Mammals

Posted by Dr. Aaron Pan - Don Harrington Discovery Center at

Around 160 million years ago in China, a small, furry, shrew-like mammal scurried around tree limbs and trunks in a subtropical, humid forest.  This diminutive creature tipped the scales at around 15 – 17 grams (about the weight of 3 quarters) and feasted on insects. 

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House Public Ed Committee to Consider Pre-K Bills

Posted by Ryan McCrimmon - Texas Tribune at

The Texas House Public Education Committee will take up six bills on pre-kindergarten education Tuesday, including a plan offering incentives for full-day pre-K programs and higher curriculum and teacher quality standards. 

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Patrick Unveils First Round of Education Proposals

Posted by Morgan Smith - Texas Tribune at

Virtual learning, A-through-F school ratings and teacher quality were among the topics covered by broad slate of education reform bills announced by Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and Education Chairman Larry Taylor on Tuesday. 

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Judge Urges Lawmakers to Fix School Finance

Posted by Eva Hershaw - Texas Tribune at

District Judge John Dietz, who found the Texas school finance system unconstitutional last year, told teachers Sunday that Texas is "dooming a generation" of children. The Legislature, not the courts, should fix the problems, he said. 

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State Exams Once Again Target of Texas Lawmakers

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Texas lawmakers took aim at the state’s standardized testing system Thursday as they considered a proposal to allow high school seniors to graduate even if they fail state exams.  

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Abbott: Common Core Users Experiencing "Buyer's Remorse"

Posted by Alana Rocha - Texas Tribune at

On Fox News Sunday, Gov. Greg Abbott and former U.S. Education Secretary Bill Bennett debated Common Core – the uniform academic standards overseen by the National Governors Association that Texas lawmakers have refused to use. Watch video of the debate.  

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