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Monday, November 24, 2014 - 2:16pm

The School Yard

Irvin-Andress consolidation one of many 'options' for EPISD

Some options are taking shape for El Paso's biggest and oldest school district, currently faced with aging campuses and declining enrollment.

Intel hosts Aggie Innovation Design Challenge at NMSU

Twenty-one engineering students from New Mexico State University participated in a recent Aggie Innovation Design Challenge sponsored by Intel Corp.

TEA directs EPISD Board of Managers to hold 2015 election

The Commissioner of Education for the Texas Education Agency, Michael Williams, has directed El Paso Independent School District's appointed board of managers to order an election to be set on May 9, 2015 to fill school board seats.

Gamboa indictment waiver details colleagues' involvement in EPISD scandal

Two former EPISD leaders have been named as co-conspirators in a case filed against another EPISD administrator in federal court.

UTEP Receives $1.2 Million Grant to prepare bilingual speech language pathologists

The University of Texas at El Paso has received a grant from the U.S.

LIST: UIL approves policy amendments

On Monday, the University Interscholastic League Legislative Council held their final 2014 meeting. The council met in Round Rock to review UIL rules and vote on proposed rule changes. 

LIST: UIL approves music amendments

On Monday, the University Interscholastic League Legislative Council held their final 2014 meeting. The council met in Round Rock to review UIL rules and vote on proposed rule changes. 

LIST: UIL approves athletic amendments

On Monday, the University Interscholastic League Legislative Council held their final 2014 meeting. The council met in Round Rock to review UIL rules and vote on proposed rule changes. 

NMSU's band, wind symphony, and Sundancers to play half-time show at Broncos game Sunday

A group of New Mexico State University students are packing their bags and headed to Denver for the performance of a life time.

Obey the Law: Don’t Pass Stopped School Buses

In conjunction with National School Bus Safety Week (Oct.

NMSU’s Branson Library hosts Domenici Photo Exhibit

New Mexico State University’s Branson Library will host the Domenici Photo Exhibit until the beginning of the fall 2015 semester.

Lawmakers might address graduation hurdles

In December, roughly 47,000 high school seniors who still need to pass at least one standardized exam will have a final opportunity to clear a hurdle to their diplomas.

UTEP's fall enrollment breaks record for 16th consecutive year

For the 16th year in a row, a record number of students have registered for fall 2014 classes at The University of Texas at El Paso.

The Village of Vinton unveils "Little Free Library"Program and Book Drive

State Representative Joe Moody (El Paso, District 78) and the Village of Vinton Mayor Madeleine Praino have teamed up to encourage literacy and the love of reading among Vinton's residents through the "Little Free Library" Program

Struggling with state exams, students still advance

More than 100,000 fifth- and eighth-graders failed the state exams in reading and math that are required to move on to the next grade last year. Most of them probably advanced anyway.