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AUSTIN, Texas—On Friday, Sept. 26, the U.S. Department of Education awarded Austin ISD the 2014 Professional Development for Arts Educators grant for specialized training of music teachers and enhanced fine arts coaching for general classroom...

AUSTIN, Texas—Covington Middle School teacher Shirley Hartmann recently accepted the Jane Nethercut Award for Excellence in Philanthropy Education, an award recognizing Central Texas educators for inspiring students to make a difference in their...