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Galveston County school districts have spent hundreds of thousands of dollars transporting students displaced by Hurricane Harvey, but have largely not received reimbursement for those additional costs, officials have said.

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Hitchcock Independent School District is forming its own police department, just a month after a gunman killed 10 and wounded more than a dozen others at neighboring Santa Fe High School.

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Galveston County school districts affected by Hurricane Harvey will be eligible for special consideration when it comes to their accountability scores, according to the Texas Education Agency.

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Several Galveston County school districts are forming committees to review campus security in response to a May 18 shooting at Santa Fe High School that killed 10 people and wounded more than a dozen others.

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Texas City Independent School District officials had already earmarked $6.5 million of a $136.1 million bond for security upgrades, but safety will be an even higher priority after a Santa Fe High School shooting that killed 10, officials said.

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Several Clear Creek Independent School District students taking mandatory standardized tests were kicked out of the online system and unable to log back in, officials announced.

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After voters resoundingly approved a $31 million Galveston Independent School District bond issue earlier this month, district leaders say they’re beginning work on projects that likely will be a test for a much larger bond issue to come.

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Kim Stripling quit her job so she could homeschool her 5-year-old son full time after Clear Creek Independent School District recommended sending him to an out-of-district campus that made her uncomfortable, she said.

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As Texas City Independent School District builds a temporary campus next to Etheredge Stadium, some La Marque residents worry about the fate of four established trees including three live oaks, on the site.

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Texas City Independent School District voters Saturday approved a $136.1 million bond referendum with almost 70 percent of the vote, overcoming public outcry about spending money on La Marque schools and backlash against a campus anti-violence rally.

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Galveston Independent School District voters Saturday resoundingly approved a $31 million bond issue, which district leaders envision as the first in a two-part plan to improve district facilities.

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Two incumbents held on to their seats on the Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees in tightly contested races, while an upstart challenger unseated a nine-year incumbent for the at-large spot.

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Students at Galveston County school districts began taking their State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness tests a week ago, but area education officials won’t find out for some time whether those standardized tests will count in yearly performance ratings.

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Hundreds of Texas City High School students, some holding signs bearing the names of young people gunned down at a Florida school, attended an anti-violence assembly Friday focused on addressing campus safety.

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Galveston Independent School District officials are moving forward with plans to assess demographic trends and facility needs in preparation for a second bond election after the upcoming May vote.

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Sting Creek was awash in yellow Saturday as 5,000 rubber ducks floated down waterway located next to the Simpson Education Support Center for the Texas City Independent School District Foundation for the Future's 11th annual Youthfest and Duck Derby. The derby raised more than $30,000 for th…

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The Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Galveston Alumni Chapter will recognize the late Ennis Williams, educator and community organizer, with an inaugural scholarship luncheon in his honor.

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With the help of Galveston’s Own Farmers Market, the Young Gardeners program is available to children from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the school, 712 10th St.

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A district court judge Friday dismissed a lawsuit against Trinity Episcopal School that asserted its leaders had failed to stop a child from being bullied and subjected to racist insults, siding with the school’s argument that it is protected from legal claims as a religious institution.

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The Board of Regents of Texas A&M University has selected William Johnson, of the Galveston County Agrilife Extension Service, for its highest system-wide award — the Regents Fellow Service Award.

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Galveston Progressive Connection is hosting an anti-violence rally dubbed "March for Our Lives" as part of nationwide demonstrations planned Saturday. 

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Texas City Independent School District Superintendent Rodney Cavness during a town hall Monday night at Carbide Park explained and took questions about a $136.1 million bond voters will decide in a May referendum.

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Clear Creek Independent School District is spending about $1.75 million on 20 new buses as part of a plan to update the district’s aging fleet.

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Galveston College officials are pursuing several new buildings on campus, including a nursing building, a new instructional building at the Applied Technology Center, parking, student housing and a performance arts building.

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High school students can investigate a crime scene, explore firefighting or discover more about health care robots fields during a hands-on Career Exploration Day this summer at College of the Mainland.

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Galveston College held graduation ceremonies for its 30th Law Enforcement Academy featuring 13 graduates that have all found placement in law enforcement agencies across the Houston-Galveston area.

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Immerse yourself in 3-D sculptural artwork by University of Houston-Clear Lake’s graduate students in the latest exhibit in the UHCL Art Gallery, on display Friday through Aug. 10 in the Bayou Building Art Gallery, 2700 Bay Area Blvd., in Houston.

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The Galveston County Restaurant Association recently awarded their annual Francisco “Paco” Vargas Scholarship to a Galveston College culinary arts student at a gathering of their organization in the American National Insurance Co.’s executive dining room. The La Chaine des Rotisseurs Baillia…

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Recognizing students who excel academically, the College of the Mainland chapter of the international honor society inducted 27 students on April 27.

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New and returning students at University of Houston-Clear Lake can register for summer courses in open registration through May 15 for classes in the May minisession (May 15 through June 2) and through June 2 for the summer sessions, which begin June 5.

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Galveston College is now accepting applications for its 31st class. The classes will be from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. weekdays beginning Aug. 21. The application deadline is June 1.

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As hundreds of University of Texas Medical Branch students prepared to take final exams last week, therapy dogs Darla and Muri reported for duty outside the testing center to help diffuse tension in a fun and furry way.

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Kito Holliday, technical manager at Management Science Associates, will explain how he made the leap from university research to solving computational-analysis problems in the business world during the next presentation of the University of Houston-Clear Lake Physics Lecture Series. He prese…

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Ride the rails in California or hop a riverboat in Europe with two upcoming trips with the College of the Mainland 50 Plus Program. Adults of any age can join breathtaking excursions along the California coast or Danube River.

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Leadership at Odyssey Academy almost takes as many forms as there are students. Earlier this month, we invited parents to attend student-led conferences where our students discussed their academic goals, their progress and achievements, and even areas in which more progress might be desired.…

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Galveston College’s Continuing Education Division graduated the 2017 Leadership Galveston class consisting of 21 professionals that experienced a seven session, three-month exposure to aspects of Galveston Island’s government, community and history.

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Ball High School’s hospitality program will present its “Tuffy’s On A Roll” fundraising event from 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Friday at the San Luis Hotel, 5222 Seawall Blvd., in Galveston.