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Feds Grant Millions To Rebuild Schools Ruined In Explosion

AP | RAMIT PLUSHNICK-MASTI | Posted 02.10.2014 | Green

HOUSTON (AP) — A federal agency is granting $20 million to a rural Central Texas town to help rebuild two schools destroyed in last year's deadly fe...

For Schools In Town Of Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion, There Is Still Much To Be Done

AP | NOMAAN MERCHANT | Posted 09.15.2013 | Business

DALLAS — After a massive fertilizer plant explosion devastated the rural town of West in April, local teachers and administrators did what they ...

After Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion, School Resumes In Tiny Town

AP | NOMAAN MERCHANT | Posted 06.22.2013 | Crime

WEST, Texas — Teachers waited outside Monday morning like it was the first day of school in this tiny Texas town, hoping that a welcoming handsh...

This Star High School Basketball Player Isn't Who He Says He Is

AP | By BETSY BLANEY | Posted 09.27.2011 | Education

LUBBOCK, Texas -- A former star athlete who posed as a teenager to play high school basketball in West Texas was sentenced Wednesday to three years in...