Future teacher talks career goals

Pictures and mementos from former students line the classroom walls as students scribble down their notes and hang on their teacher's every word. For Gayle Konderla, a sophomore Mathematics Major participating in the Aggie Teach program at Texas A&M, that's the dream. "Every person, usually when they get into high school, has one or two … Continue reading Future teacher talks career goals

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Texas school choice bill passes Senate

In Texas, legislators are still battling over private school choice. Last week, the Senate voted to pass a revised version of the school choice bill, which now puts it up for debate in the House, where Rep. Dan Huberty declares it will die. For the sake of public education, Rep. Huberty's declaration must ring true. Though Senate … Continue reading Texas school choice bill passes Senate

Journalism adviser speaks of UIL’s impact

Sitting side-by-side with her students and pouring over years' worth of practice prompts to prepare for the next meet, Carol Cox thinks to herself, "This is what it's all about." As Archer City High School's UIL Journalism Adviser, Cox has coached her teams to 10 district, four regional and two state championships. Her passion for … Continue reading Journalism adviser speaks of UIL’s impact