10-6-05 - Houston will hire 100 displaced Louisiana educators with a $1.9 million federal grant to tutor students who fled Hurricane Katrina.
The grant is part of $74 million that Congress gave to Texas to find jobs for hurricane victims, said Rodney Bradshaw, executive director of The WorkSource, a tax-funded regional partnership of business, education, labor and community organizations.
Tutors will work with evacuee students enrolled in Houston schools and earn up to $2,000 a month for six months, Bradshaw said.
Communities In Schools, a nonprofit school-support organization, will hire the tutors.
Posted: 1:09 PM - DALLAS (AP) - A blast of arctic air is headed for Texas, promising at least days of subfreezing temperatures and wintry precipitation in much of northern and western Texas.
Posted: 11/04/2013 - (MURRAY COUNTY, OKLAHOMA ) -- OHP says two teen boys were injured in a head-on collision near Sulphur this afternoon.
Posted: 10/10/2013 - GRAYSON CO, TX-When the government shut down 10 days ago, so did the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Area farmers said if the shutdown continues, it will affect their benefits and a farm bill they depend on for their livelihood.
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