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Education Is The Key That Unlocks Employment In Dallas

Education is a valuable tool to reaching employment and personal fulfillment goals, as evidenced by Dallas residents.

10/07/2013

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Business Teacher In Dallas Believes Group Activities Foster Life Successes

Dallas Coach and Teacher Paul Phlieger stresses the importance of learning the fundamentals to his students.

08/19/2013

Republican Presidential hopeful and Texas Governor Rick Perry speaks at a function. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Power Struggle Continues For UT-Austin

Texas lawmakers continued Wednesday to question the actions of University of Texas System regents and their pressure on flagship campus President Bill Powers as the Senate considers a bill that would roll back some regents voting authority.

03/27/2013

Texas Governor Rick Perry addresses a U.S. Chamber of Commerce summit on "the role of free enterprise in job creation" on May 3, 2010 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Governor Perry Seeks Public Input For Ideas On Cutting Taxes

By many accounts, Texas is already the best state in which to do business. Governor Rick Perry says he wants to cut business taxes further.

CBS 11–01/09/2013

Texas Gov. Rick Perry addresses the the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) February 9, 2012 in Washington, DC. Thousands of conservative activists are attending the annual gathering in the nation's capital.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Money, Tuition And Graduation Rates Top Higher Ed

The tug-of-war between Texas Gov. Rick Perry and state universities is still going strong heading into the 2013 legislative session with new skirmishes over money looming.

12/28/2012

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Dewhurst Talks Higher Education For 2013 Session

Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst is scheduled to discuss higher education in Fort Worth and how the state’s universities may be affected in the 2013 legislative session.

12/06/2012

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Calculating The Real Student Cost For A College Degree

North Texan Joanne Pierre-Louie was thrilled to become the first in her family to graduate college. But, the American born daughter of immigrants was so focused on finishing — that she neglected to calculate the real cost of a degree at the school of her dreams.

CBS 11–10/29/2012

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Plan Would Reduce TEXAS Grant Payments

Texas could help more poor students afford college if it capped the amount awarded under the TEXAS Grant financial aid program, state lawmakers were told Wednesday.

09/12/2012

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Big Rewards, Less Job Security For College Leaders

Helicopter parents, impatient trustees, overworked professors, entitled athletics boosters and deeply partisan lawmakers with little cash to spare. It’s enough to make people wonder why anyone would want the job of college president.

07/05/2012

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Illegal Students Face Obstacles Even After Graduation

When Rhode Island became the 13th state to allow in-state tuition for illegal immigrants at public colleges, supporters heralded the move as one that would give students the kind of advanced education they need to succeed in the workforce.

10/02/2011

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Planning Key For College Financial Assistance

Zach Williams studies diligently in pursuit of his dream. “I’d like to go to the Air Force Academy, go into the military and be a pilot,” Williams said.

09/13/2011

COLLEGE STATION, TX - OCTOBER 14:  Fans cheer during the Texas A&M Aggies game against the Missouri Tigers at Kyle Field on October 14, 2006 in College Station, Texas. Texas A&M won 25-19. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Branch Doesn’t Think A&M Will Move Before Hearing

A Texas legislator doesn’t believe Texas A&M will leave the Big 12 to join the Southeastern Conference before a hearing in front of his committee Tuesday.

08/13/2011

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