education

Are Texas Students Getting Smarter?
That may be the case, after results of the National Assessment of Education Progress science test results from 2015 were released yesterday.
Fourth and eighth graders across Texas took the NAEP test last year and, compared to 2009, they beat the national average...
UHV Purchases Land for Future Expansion
The University of Houston System, in support of a directive from the Board of Regents to bolster initiatives to make the University of Houston-Victoria (UHV) a destination university, has purchased strategic acreage immediately across from UHV for future campus expansion.
Free Computer Training
Enhance your skills with self-paced tutorials from Learning Express Library and Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing. Computer Lab reserved and staffed Wednesdays for those also using their self-paced tutorials for help with ebooks and email.
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Community Crime Prevention Education Classes
An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.
That statement also holds true when preventing crime. It is far easier to prevent crime than it is to recover from it.
In that spirit, the Victoria Police Department Crime Prevention Unit will soon be providing you an “ounce of prevention&CloseCur…
Linemen for Little Ones Silent Auction`
Victoria Electric Cooperative will have a silent auction to raise funds for their "Linemen for Little Ones" community service project, to raise money for our local schools and to help the children of our community. Help contribute to our children's education by being there for…
Free Computer Training
Enhance your skills with more than 110 different tutorials from Learning Express Library and Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing. The Victoria Public Library Computer Lab will be reserved every Wednesday for this self-guided training. For more information visit the library website www...
Shhh! The ‘Horse Whisperer’ Is Coming
Bob Allen practices "natural horsemanship." He is, in fact, a "horse whisperer," and he's coming to Hallettsville on Thursday, January 9th to present a program on the subject. If you own--or plan to own--a horse (or horses), you're sure to find this to b…
Almost Impossible Trivia for 7/30/13
Congratulations to Jayden Kueker of Wilmington! Jayden knew the answer to today’s Almost Impossible Trivia Question, and won a couple of yummy Jack In The Box Tacos!
Q:  According to a new study parents are spending $3,000 less on this than they did just a few years ago. What?
Today Is Save For Education Day At Edward Jones
Education is expensive and getting more expensive every day. It's a simple fact and it's not going to change any time soon. One of the best things you can possibly do for your children is to have a plan in place to pay for their higher education. The folks at Edward Jones can help.
Victoria To Have Virtual Public School Option
There is no denying, the digital age is upon us. Everywhere you turn, there is a digital alternative to the analog world we have grown accustomed to. Now it is reaching public education. A very exciting alternative to actually physically attending public school is coming to Victoria.
No More Cheating In Monopoly!
That's right, unfortunately no more cheating in the great board game Monopoly.  A new version of the game will be coming out later this year.  This version though will not have any money, community chest, or chance cards.  Basically they are doing away with paper.