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The Galveston County Daily News: Profiles: Education

January 24, 2017

Profiles: Education

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Technology changes the way Galveston County students learn

It’s crunchtime for Britta Carter’s fifth-grade, fourth-period social studies class at John and Shamarion Barber Middle School in Dickinson.

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Thursday 04/14/2016
Friendswood's community identity grounded in education
Posted: April 14, 2016

More than an isolated neighborhood or historical district, the city of Friendswood’s schools, teachers and academics epitomize what the north of Galveston County represents.

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School bonds by the numbers
Posted: April 14, 2016

Since 2000, Galveston County residents have approved at least 12 bond elections in their various communities and school districts with another coming before voters in May.

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Kimberly Colwell returns to Cline Elementary
Posted: April 14, 2016

Colwell, in her first year of teaching, instructs kindergarteners at C.W. Cline Elementary School, 505 Briarmeadow Ave. She not only attended the school herself, but she also teaches in the same room she once sat in during her kindergarten year.

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Friendswood High School advancing students' engineering knowledge
Posted: April 14, 2016

Similar to an undergraduate academic plan, the school's Project Lead the Way engineering program offers students introductory and advanced courses to prepare students ahead of college.

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Saturday 04/20/2013
A look at the county's top female educators
Updated: April 20, 2013 - 1:29 pm

More women occupy the highest leadership positions in Galveston County schools than ever before.

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College programs prepare students to enter workforce quickly
Updated: April 20, 2013 - 1:31 pm

College certificate programs offer a quick course load, on-the-job experience and prospects of a healthy paycheck.

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STEM curriculum plants seeds for students’ future
Updated: June 07, 2013 - 2:03 pm

The science, technology, engineering and mathematics curriculum many schools in the county have adopted in recent years has proved successful in whetting the appetites of young students for careers in STEM industries.

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