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Students of all ages had an opportunity to learn more about programming at Elgin ISD’s first-ever coding camp, held last week at Neidig Elementary School. Students began learning how to

The Austin Community College District Board of Trustees approved a $406 million budget for 2019-20. The budget represents a 5.7 percent increase over the 2018-19 budget. New expenses include expanded

Imagine an educational tool that helps students improve literacy, science, math, geography and social studies skills. Sound too good to be true? It’s the newspaper! Beginning in August, the Elgin

The Bastrop County Retired Teachers Association held its annual luncheon honoring new retirees from Bastrop County's independent school districts on June 17 at El Nuevo Mexico Restaurant in Bastrop. 

What is NIE?

Newspapers In Education (NIE) is an exciting interactive program that engages students in learning by providing teachers access to the Elgin Courier print and E-edition for use in their classroom. The NIE program is designed to make reading newspapers a fun and beneficial learning experience.

Our program is dedicated to promoting literacy in our communities. Our goal is to educate, inform and inspire students by providing classroom teachers unique, timely and creative online resources to engage students and encourage lifelong learning. NIE provides resources for teachers, students and parents in all subject areas for grades 2-8. The eEdition (digital newspaper) subscriptions and educational resources are provided at no cost to schools and learning facilities, thanks to generous donations made by community members, businesses and our subscribers.