Coppell - Valley Ranch - Las Colinas Edition - February 2020

COPPELL VALLEY RANCH LAS COLINAS EDITION

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COPPELL

IRVING

Massive tract of land to house city's last major development

More road projects, new facilities on Coppell's 2020 horizon

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“FIGURING OUT WAYS TO HELP THAT TRAFFIC MOVE THROUGH TOWNTHAT’S A BIG DEAL.”

"IF WE’RE GOING TO MOVE THIS CITY FORWARD, WE’RE GOING TO NEED A TAX BASE IN THE FUTURE."

KAREN HUNT, COPPELL MAYOR

RICK STOPFER, IRVING MAYOR

A new arts center will open in Old Town Coppell inMay.

The Williams Square Towers opened in Las Colinas in 1985.

SOURCES: CITY OF COPPELL, CITY OF IRVINGCOMMUNITY IMPACT NEWSPAPER

PHOTOS BY GAVIN PUGHCOMMUNITY IMPACT NEWSPAPER

Associate degrees and industry certicates are no longer just for high school graduates. Local school districts are inducting students into college-level classes and workforce training as early as ninth grade. Coppell, Irving and Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISDs are all expanding courses and programs that better equip students with industry skills and certi- cations prior to graduation. This push comes as employers and school districts CONTINUED ON 18 Districts bolster career, technical education BY GAVIN PUGH

Texas’ 86th Legislative session in summer 2019 resulted in new state spending for districts to expand their career and technical education programs.

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