Education

3 chosen for Texas Tech Distinguished Alumni honor

The Texas Tech Alumni Association has chosen three former students to receive recognition as the organization’s 2017 Distinguished Alumni during a reception and banquet program beginning at 6:30 p.m. March 31 at the McKenzie-Merket Alumni Center.

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Universities face funding cuts of 6 percent to 10 percent in Senate plan

A Senate committee on Wednesday voted to significantly rework how universities in Texas are funded — a move that will save some smaller regional schools from catastrophic cuts but instead spread significant losses more evenly among all the public colleges in the state.

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Elementary through college students off to enjoy spring break March 13-17

Students ranging in age from prekindergarten all the way through college will be starting spring break this week.

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