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Lindale ISD approves Campus Resource Contract with Smith Co. Fire Marshal's Office

Lindale ISD approves Campus Resource Contract with Smith Co. Fire Marshal's Office

The Lindale ISD school board voted last night to approve the $193,464.00 contract with the Smith County Fire Marshal’s Office to carry the commissions of three school resource officers.
TEA to highlight E. Texas school in case study

TEA to highlight E. Texas school in case study

Commissioner of Education Michael Williams announced today that the Texas Education Agency (TEA) has identified 11 campuses across the state to take part in a best practices case studies project.
Former school district employees sentenced for stealing over $4 million

Former school district employees sentenced for stealing over $4 million

The former Director of Finance and Comptroller of the Beaumont Independent School District (BISD) have been sentenced to federal prison for federal
Texas A&M's 'First Lady of Aggieland' Reveille VIII to retire in 2015

Texas A&M's 'First Lady of Aggieland' Reveille VIII to retire in 2015

Reveille VIII, who has faithfully served as the Texas A&M mascot, will formally retire following Final Review at the conclusion of the spring 2015 semester or upon selection of her successor.
Cen-Tex charter school to support Azleway schools

Cen-Tex charter school to support Azleway schools

Trinity Charter Schools (TCS) on Tuesday announced a new partnership with Azleway Inc., an organization that operates a residential treatment center in the Tyler-area and provides intensive therapy in a safe, healing environment for at-risk you
Dorm lamp causes fire at ETX college

Dorm lamp causes fire at ETX college

Minimal damage was sustained after an overnight fire at an East Texas college dormitory.
Hogg Middle School classes to resume Thursday, September 4

Hogg Middle School classes to resume Thursday, September 4

Classes at Hogg Middle School will resume as usual Thursday, September 4. This morning, a small electrical fire in the school’s server room resulted in the District canceling classes for the day.
Classes canceled at Hogg Middle School today due to electrical fire

Classes canceled at Hogg Middle School today due to electrical fire

Hogg Middle School will be closed today due to a small electrical fire in the server room. Dismissal will begin immediately to ensure the safety of all students. Bus transportation will begin at 9:30 a.m. and run throughout the day as needed.
Tyler ISD seeking nominations for first-ever Distinguished Alumni Award

Tyler ISD seeking nominations for first-ever Distinguished Alumni Award

The Tyler ISD Foundation, the Tyler Independent School District and the Tyler Area Business Education Council have partnered to award the first-ever Tyler ISD Distinguished Alumni Award.
Judge: Texas School Finance System unconstitutional

Judge: Texas School Finance System unconstitutional

Nearly three years after more than 600 Texas school districts filed litigation challenging the state's school finance system, a Travis County district judge has ruled in their favor.
Texas immunization exemptions could put kids at risk

Texas immunization exemptions could put kids at risk

Like it or not, kids have been lining up to get immunized for school. After all, it's a state law, right? Not so fast.
ETX educator named finalist for Teacher of the Year

ETX educator named finalist for Teacher of the Year

The Texas Association of School Administrators (TASA) announced today that six outstanding educators from across Texas have been chosen as finalists in the Texas Teacher of the Year program.
East Texas representative calls for hold on Azleway charter revocation

East Texas representative calls for hold on Azleway charter revocation

An East Texas representative is calling for the halt of a judge's decision that upheld the revocation of Azleway's Charter School's charter.