HEB boss Charles Butt gives $50 million to train Texas teachers

Charles Butt, chairman and CEO of HEB Grocery Co., has pledged $50 million to an effort to train Texas public school teachers.
The gift to the Raising Texas Teachers scholarship fund was announced Monday on the University of Texas campus. Students at 10 schools — including UT, Rice University, Southern Methodist University and Texas Tech University — will be eligible for the scholarships of $8,000 per year.
"Research consistently shows that the strength of the teacher makes the biggest difference…

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