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Ani Yazedjian

Wednesday, October 5th, 2011

Texas State University receives grant to assist families

Texas State University has received $670,000 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' to implement a relationship education program for pregnant and parenting adolescents.

Tuesday, July 20th, 2010

San Marcos CISD trustees adopt ‘abstinence plus’

By a 5-2 vote Monday night, San Marcos CISD trustees decided to overturn the school district's "abstinence only" sex education policy in favor of "abstinence plus," which teaches about contraception along with abstinence.

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

San Marcos CISD could change sex ed program

San Marcos CISD trustees are thinking about a possible change in the school district's sex education program that would increase sex ed instruction and include information about condom use for middle school and high school students.

Friday, June 5th, 2009

Texas State announces academic promotions

Texas State's board of regents has promoted 34 faculty members and granted tenure to 28.

Sunday, March 15th, 2009

Nominations open for Youth Advocate of the Month

The San Marcos Youth Commission (SMYC) is starting a program to recognize positive youth influences through its Youth Advocate of the Month Award.