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Texas SAT scores hit 22-year low

The report card is in and Texas students aren't making the grade. Texas' SAT scores are abysmal, the worst they have been in 22 years. That has some worried about education in our state.

EPISD takes step into 21st century

Student's backpacks are about to weigh a whole lot less at El Paso Independent School District. 

NMSU ranks as a leading Hispanic degree producer

New Mexico State University has been honored as a top university for awarding degrees to Hispanic students for the fifth consecutive year.

NMSU Physical Science Lab tests unmanned aircraft over active mine

New Mexico State University’s Physical Science Laboratory Unmanned Aircraft Flight Test Center acquired a Certificate of Authorization from the Federal Aviation Administration to perform aeronautical research on an unmanned aircraft syste

UT System Overhauls Salary and Debt Tool

     

School consolidations? EPISD takes its facilities report to the public

El Paso's biggest but oldest school district has some big decisions in its future, like which of its aging campuses and facilities should stay, which should go, and which should be consolidated.

UTEP Centennial Homecoming week is upon us

UTEP's Centennial Celebration Homecoming week is already in full swing in El Paso. The University is celebrating their Homecoming with several special events throughout the week.

Student interest in fixed-rate tuition varies

This fall semester, for the first time, all public universities in Texas were required to offer incoming students the option of a payment plan that fixed their tuition at a particular rate for four years, alleviating the uncertainty of variable

Veteran teacher fired for actions while defending bullied student

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Hispanic poetry at NMSU on Oct. 2

New Mexico State University's Center for Latin studies will host a talk on current trends of Hispanic poetry on Thursday, October 2nd featuring Jose Kozer.

El Salvador ambassador to visit NMSU

NMSU’s Model U.N. students in the College of Arts and Sciences are excited to be able to meet and discuss issues with the Salvadoran ambassador to the United Nations, Ruben Zamora.

NMSU Physical Science Lab tests small unmanned aircraft in dusk, night conditions

The New Mexico State University Unmanned Aircraft Systems Flight Test Center and the NMSU Department of Psychology just completed a series of three, week-long, experimental tests to evaluate the safety of small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS)

SISD Father-Son Conference at Montwood High

The Socorro Independent School District will host its fifth annual districtwide father-son conference from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 27 at Montwood High School, 12000 Montwood Dr.

NMSU begins 'Tough Enough to Wear Pink' campaign

The New Mexico State University campus shows its support for breast cancer awareness and will hold events to raise money to fund breast cancer research in New Mexico.

NMSU Science Center explores winter canola as alternative crop

New Mexico State University has a research project that points out dual-purpose canola is an excellent alternative for farmers preparing to plant winter crops.