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Increase in the number of applications for federal tax credits from 2013 to 2014, in anticipation of the new state tax credit in 2015

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Galveston’s Jessie McGuire Dent

Galveston’s Jessie McGuire Dent Persisted in Securing Equal Pay for Teachers

Jessie McGuire Dent graduated from Galveston’s Central High School in 1908 and began teaching for her alma mater in 1913 where she was paid $50 per month. Learn about her work in securing equal pay for teachers.

La Rancheria Grande

La Rancheria Grande, Donde Vivia

Home to pastoral ranchland in Milam County northwest of College Station, the Rancheria Grande site is far from bustling. But its importance becomes increasingly apparent as experts share tales of American Indian interaction with European settlers on the fabled Camino Real de los Tejas, which traversed the site.

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