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Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

H-E-B CEO Charles Butt pledges $100M to public schools nonprofit

Touting a $100 million investment from H-E-B Chairman and CEO Charles Butt, public school officials on Tuesday announced the creation of the Holdsworth Center, a nonprofit organization that will work with school districts.

Tuesday, March 12th, 2013

Video: Educators visit capitol, push to restore cuts

Ask any of the estimated 2,700 members of the American Federation of Teachers who came out Monday for the group's lobby day, and they’ll tell you their top priority is restoring the $5.4 billion in cuts made...

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

Perry backs changes to student testing requirements

Gov. Rick Perry has added his voice to the growing chorus of state leaders who support revamping the state's newly implemented student assessment system.

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