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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.

BMC shares technology with Nolan Richardson Middle School

More than 40 students in Nolan Richardson Middle School’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Math program had the chance to learn about a new shared information network system during a field trip to the Brigade Modernization Command her

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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