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Priceline

Posted by on Dec 2, 2011

When you name your own price you save with Priceline. Priceline.com is the leading travel service for value-conscious leisure travelers and has delivered travel deals to consumers...

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Houston Museum of Natural Science

Posted by on Oct 19, 2011

School district employees can check out the latest offerings at the Houston Museum of Natural Science (both Museum District and Sugar Land locations) for up to 60 percent off...

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Water Delivery

Posted by on Aug 19, 2012

Bottled water delivery service means no more worrying about lugging heavy bottles from the store. Crisp, refreshing bottled water will come right to your home or office. And, since...

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South Texas District Suspends Sports to Keep Afloat

Posted by on Feb 3, 2012

A plan to save a school district has come down to rows of yellow Post-it notes... Scrawled on one are two words that have brought national attention to the tiny 570-student school district in South Texas: "suspend sports."

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Some High School Students Off Hook on Failed Exams

Some High School Students Off Hook on Failed Exams

Jun 30, 2013

Some of the Texas high school students who failed their state standardized exams got some welcome news from the Texas Education Agency on Wednesday. Because the governor signed House Bill 5 into law on Monday, the agency announced that to graduate, students would not have to retake exams if they failed them in one of the six subjects that the legislation drops...

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Oil, Gas Boom Makes School Districts Rich but Uneasy

Oil, Gas Boom Makes School Districts Rich but Uneasy

Sep 12, 2012

Oil, Gas Boom Makes School Districts Rich but Uneasy by Ross Ramsey School districts can get rich just as fast as the people in the oil bidness, and the poor-to-rich whiplash can have some weird aftereffects. Texas public schools get about half of their money, on average, from property taxes. And when the property turns out to be sitting on top of the Eagle...

Water Delivery

Water Delivery

Aug 19, 2012

Bottled water delivery service means no more worrying about lugging heavy bottles from the store. Crisp, refreshing bottled water will come right to your home or office. And, since the bottles are recyclable and refillable, it’s an environmentally friendly choice! It seems everyone is into drinking bottled water – and for good reason! Bottled water...

Edwards Theatres West Oaks Charity Preview Aug 20-22

Edwards Theatres West Oaks Charity Preview Aug 20-22

Aug 18, 2012

Enjoy $2 Movies, Popcorn & Soft Drinks, August 20-22 Edwards West Oaks Stadium 14 & RPX 1000 West Oaks Mall Houston, Texas 77082 281-496-2361 Come join us for a “sneak peak” into our new Houston location at a wonderful price and give back to your community at the same time. From August 20 through August 22, enjoy $2 movie tickets, $2 soft...

Testing Firm Hits Back Against Claims of Flaws

Testing Firm Hits Back Against Claims of Flaws

Aug 9, 2012

Testing Firm Hits Back Against Claims of Flaws by Morgan Smith The state’s test vendor has fired back at research from a University of Texas at Austin professor that calls into question the method it uses to develop Texas standardized exams, saying that his claims lack factual evidence. Denny Way, the senior vice president for measurement services at...