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Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 1:34pm

The School Yard

NMSU will offer classes at Fort Bliss this fall

Beginning in fall 2014, New Mexico State University will offer two courses at Fort Bliss. Both classes are in the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences and are eight-week mini-semesters.

NMSU STEM Outreach Center expands summer camps and locations

After the fairy godmother’s work is complete, how does Cinderella get to the ball?

Las Cruces host back-to-school immunization clinics

The New Mexico Department of Health’s Las Cruces Central Public Health Office will be hosting back-to-school immunization clinics at the Cineport 10 Movie Theater in the Mesilla Valley Mall, 700 S. Telshor Blvd on the following dates:

NMSU hosts Aggie Welcome and Orientation Week

With the start of fall classes less than two weeks away, New Mexico State University will host a variety of events during Aggie Welcome and Orientation week to introduce students to campus life.

NMSU School of Nursing to host White Coat Ceremony

The New Mexico State University School of Nursing is one of only 100 schools to be selected to host a White Coat Ceremony.

Charters push back against measure on school closures

In 2013, when Texas passed its first overhaul of charter school policy since 1995 — the year the publicly funded but privately operated schools were first established in the state — lawmakers included a provision intended to speed t

Texas posts top high school graduation rates, again

Texas education officials once again announced top high school graduation rates on Tuesday, reporting that 88 percent of public school students in the class of 2013 received a diploma within four years.

Gadsden schools, including four with delayed start dates, upgrading amenities with $38 million bond

Unfinished construction forced four Gadsden Independent School District schools to delay the first day of their academic year, affecting about 1,000 students who were set to return from summer vacation on Monday.

Tax-Free Weekend: What you need to know

Tax-free weekend is upon us! This Friday through Sunday (Aug. 8-10), family's across the state will look to get the best bang for their buck on back to school items.

Canutillo ISD campaigns to keep students

The Canutillo Independent School District is launching the 'Go Canutillo' campaign Saturday, August 2, in order to keep students in the district.

Donna Wagner named interim dean of NMSU College of Health and Social Services

Donna L. Wagner has been named interim dean of the New Mexico State University College of Health and Social Services.

McRaven named sole finalist for UT System Chancellor

Editor's note: This story has been updated throughout.  

TSTC launches center for employability outcomes

With the launch of a new initiative Monday, the Texas State Technical College System could help revolutionize how colleges align their curriculum with workforce demands and help their students match up better with employers’ needs.

Magazines name UTEP’s M.B.A. program among nation’s best

Several national magazines recently recognized The University of Texas at El Paso’s M.B.A. program in their annual “Best of the Best” Lists.

New Mexico school grades released, LCPS a mixed bag

 The report cards are in for New Mexico public schools as Governor Susana Martinez's administration has rated each sc