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The Galveston County Daily News : Education

October 2, 2014

Education

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Taking the long road home to Dickinson ISD

New Hughes Road principal excited to work with area youth. 

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FISD transportation dept. wins clean air award
Posted: September 29, 2014

A standing ovation for the Friendswood Independent School District’s Transportation Department.

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Is there seaweed on the beach? There’ll be an app for that
Posted: September 29, 2014

As a third-year engineering student with the Fightin’ Texas Aggie Class of 2016, I have only been involved with the Sargassum Early Alert System program since May and share some of the responsibilities in analyzing satellite imagery for producing advisories. However, being that I do not have an educational background in any particular field of the marine sciences, my primary responsibilities differ slightly from the rest of the team in that I am interested in what can be done with the data afterward and how to streamline those processes. 

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Construction underway on CCISD bond projects
Posted: September 29, 2014

Progress is visible on Clear Creek Independent School District’s new stadium, 1955 W. NASA Blvd.

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TCISD revises elementary grading procedures
Posted: September 29, 2014

Earlier this month, the Texas City ISD board of trustees approved the revision of the K-6 grading and reporting procedures for the 2014-15 school year.

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Galveston Career Connect grant provides jobs to students
Posted: September 29, 2014

A huge grant is changing the way Ball High is doing business, and has the potential to earn high school students up to 33 free college hours before they receive their diploma.

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Report: COM ranks 5th in nation in science technology graduates
Posted: September 29, 2014

College of the Mainland ranks fifth in the nation in the number of degrees awarded in science technologies and technicians in 2013, according to a recent report by the magazine Community College Week. COM graduated 79 Process Technology Program students in 2013, a 4 percent increase over the previous year.

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Galveston College hosts District 23 state representative forum today
Posted: September 29, 2014

The Galveston County Daily News will host a forum for District 23 state representative candidates Republican Wayne Faircloth and Democrat Susan Criss at 11:30 a.m. today at the Galveston College Abe and Annie Seibel Foundation Wing, located on the main campus, 4015 Avenue Q, in Galveston.

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Work toward a real estate career at COM
Posted: September 29, 2014

Prepare for a rewarding career in as few as 10 weeks with College of the Mainland’s fast-track Real Estate Academy. Teaching with examples and stories from her 25 years’ real estate experience, Melinda Privratsky prepares students to take the Texas Real Estate Salesperson Exam.

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