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Greg Smith is the former superintendent of Clear Creek ISD and became executive director of Fast Growth School Coalition in December 2020.
Athletic fields, recreational facilities and future community and economic development projects will be built upon the new land.
Customers will not have to pay the standard 8.25% sales tax on select clothing, footwear, school supplies and backpacks under $100.
NEW CDC GUIDANCE: All individuals should wear masks in K-12 schools, including those who are fully vaccinated
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Renfe operates 5,000 trains daily and plays an integral role in Spain’s transportation system, officials said.
Texas electric grid: ERCOT unveils 60-point reliability plan; PUC to work toward 'full overhaul' of market
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Texas House Democrats and Texas Democratic Congressional delegation voice opposition to voting bills in Washington, D.C.
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Other items on the agenda include bail reform, border security and social media censorship. The special session will begin July 8.