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AISD Receives State Approval to Establish an Early College High School

AISD Receives State Approval to Establish an Early College High School

The Texas Education Agency today announced the approval for Arlington ISD to open an early college high school in partnership with the Tarrant County College Southeast Campus. The school will open in August 2014 at TCC Southeast. The campus will allow 100 AISD students each year to earn a high school diploma and up to […]

Top Arlington Educators Join Forces for First Day Tweet-Along

Top Arlington Educators Join Forces for First Day Tweet-Along

Wobbling through the doors weighted down by Spider-Man and Justin Bieber backpacks, some students at Adams Elementary were greeted in the halls Monday by an imposing figure they had never before met. Not Principal Lesley Rhodes, who certainly has a commanding presence. That other imposing figure: Arlington Independent School District Superintendent Dr. Marcelo Cavazos. “Welcome […]

Ready to GO: Library Centers Focus on Student Future

Ready to GO: Library Centers Focus on Student Future

Since GO Centers are usually tucked away in high school libraries or junior high counseling offices, that alone makes the new center at the East Arlington Library Branch stand out. The idea of having a center specializing in student career exploration, higher education and financial aid that is not housed inside a school is actually […]

Arlington Public Library Launches GO Centers for College-Ready Students

Arlington Public Library Launches GO Centers for College-Ready Students

Higher Education Servicing Corporation (“HESC”), in collaboration with the Arlington Public Library and with funding provided by the Arlington Tomorrow Foundation, will open its first of three library-based GO Centers at the East Arlington library located at 1624 New York Avenue on Thursday, February 7, 2013.  Two additional GO Centers will open in subsequent weeks […]

Streamlining a Path Toward Affordable, Accelerated College Degree

Streamlining a Path Toward Affordable, Accelerated College Degree

The University of Texas at Arlington announces renewed partnerships with the Arlington and Mansfield school districts and Tarrant County College to aid dedicated students on their path to earning a full bachelor’s degree. Through agreements signed July 23, 2012, the two school districts, TCC and UT Arlington pledge to provide additional staff and scholarship resources […]

TCC Academic Building Receives Prestigious “Green” Honor

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TCC Academic Building Receives Prestigious “Green” Honor

Sarah Justin has routinely passed the round plaque while walking to class in the Science and Academic Building on the TCC Southeast campus with no idea what it meant. Now she knows. And she’s markedly impressed. “I didn’t know it meant that this was a green building all throughout,” she said Wednesday. “Actually, I don’t […]

New President at TCC

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New President at TCC

Tarrant County College’s southeast campus, located in Arlington, has welcomed a new president. Dr. Bill Coppola replaces Dr. Judith J. Carrier, who retired after a 16-year stint as the school’s founding president. Prior to his appointment as the TCC southeast chief, Coppola was the executive director of academic partnerships and initiatives and the vice-president of […]