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Texarkana Arkansas School District Report Card

**Updated February 2020

I am educated but not an educator. The measurement standards and methods used with respect to the education needs of our children, regardless of race and socio-economic status, seem to be in a state of confusion and/or … Read the rest “Texarkana Arkansas School District Report Card”

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Texarkana USA Law Enforcement Policies & Procedures

Issue: There exists much distrust within the minority community as to whether law enforcement leadership nationwide are adequately employing, training, and discipling law enforcement employees in properly interacting with personnel in the community especially minority personnel. The concern arises from … Read the rest “Texarkana USA Law Enforcement Policies & Procedures”

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Socio-Economics

Affordable Housing in Texarkana, Arkansas

On May 13, 2020 the Texarkana Gazette published an article entitled “Housing division going up on Arkansas side”. The article is about a new Arkansas housing subdivision at 2201 Arkansas Blvd that will contain about 20 homes whose price range … Read the rest “Affordable Housing in Texarkana, Arkansas”

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Business Socio-Economics

State of Texarkana Minority Business

Based on US Census information released for 2012 population data and 2012 business data, the following observations are made. Non-Black minorities reportedly comprise < 5% of the population for 2012 and since Census Business Data lumps all minorities together, this … Read the rest “State of Texarkana Minority Business”

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Education

Texarkana College Ranks Highest in State in Key Academic Rates

According to Texarkana College (TC) news releases, in the state of Texas, in 2017 TC ranked first in academic completion rates.

TC also in 2020 reports that it ranked first in graduation rates for the second straight year (2019, 2020).

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Texas A&M University – Texarkana Student Teacher Induction Ceremony

The Education Department for Texas A&M University-Texarkana recently held a Future Teacher Induction Ceremony. The ceremony was for 33 new students who formally entered the teacher preparation program. This entrance usually takes place around their junior year of college.

Is … Read the rest “Texas A&M University – Texarkana Student Teacher Induction Ceremony”