In an effort to reduce school violence in the state of Texas, legislation was recently introduced requiring school counselors to engage in more personal student counseling instead of administrative tasks.
Based on the success of ECISD students in the May 2018 session, a combined total of $25,060.00 is being made available to Odessa High School, Permian High School, and New Tech Odessa for AP/IB teacher training.
Tuesday, Odessa College announced that Dr. Aimee Callahan, the lone finalist for Vice President of Instruction, will be presented to the Odessa College board of trustees for final approval at the board meeting on February 26.
The University of Texas at the Permian Basin College of Nursing and First 5 have partnered with the Education Foundation and the Permian Basin Hispanic Medical Society to promote early childhood literacy.
The Ector County ISD Board of Trustees met for their Tuesday meet where they reviewed academic achievement, worked toward new board goals, and approved a series of online courses for Permian High School and Odessa High School.
The oil boom has resulted in many of the school districts in the Basin being classified as “property wealthy”. However, most districts have experience a population growth, causing them to suffer from teacher shortages and large classroom sizes.
The human placenta research project offers students hands-on, inquiry-based science benefiting real world data collection through placental stereology quantification methods, and can contribute to the National Institutes of Health.