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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.

Judge upholds revocation of Tyler school's charter

A Texas judge upheld the revocation of an East Texas school's charter Tuesday morning.
Tyler ISD names superintendent

Tyler ISD names superintendent

The Tyler Independent School District Board of Trustees officially named Dr. Marty Lane Crawford as the new Superintendent of Schools during a special board meeting today.
TEA offers graduation toolkit to students, parents, school counselors

TEA offers graduation toolkit to students, parents, school counselors

Commissioner of Education Michael Williams announced today that the Texas Education Agency, in collaboration with the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and Texas Workforce Commission, has available a graduation toolkit for students, par
TxDOT provides back to school driving tips

TxDOT provides back to school driving tips

The end of summer means millions of Texas children will soon return to school. TxDOT reminds drivers to be extra cautious as school zones become more active.
Longview ISD earns 22 STAAR distinctions

Longview ISD earns 22 STAAR distinctions

District earns 22 STAAR distinctions Ware Elementary makes big turnaround
LIST: TEA releases 2014 East Texas public school ratings

LIST: TEA releases 2014 East Texas public school ratings

On Friday, the Texas Education Agency released the 2014 state accountability system ratings for more than 1,200 school districts and charters, and more than 8,500 campuses.
UT tops highest collegiate royalties list for 9th straight year

UT tops highest collegiate royalties list for 9th straight year

The Collegiate Licensing Company, the licensing affiliate of IMG College, announced Tuesday its annual list of top-selling institutions.
Texas graduation rate reaches all-time high

Texas graduation rate reaches all-time high

Commissioner of Education Michael Williams announced today that the Texas high school on-time graduation rate has set another all-time high, reaching 88 percent for the Class of 2013.
Tax-Free Weekend: What you need to know

Tax-Free Weekend: What you need to know

Tax-free weekend is upon us! This Friday through Sunday (Aug. 8-10), family's across the state will look to get the best bang for their buck on back to school items.
TX university snags spot in top 30 list of world's best colleges

TX university snags spot in top 30 list of world's best colleges

A Texas university has been ranked in the top 30 on the list of the best colleges in the world according to the Center for World University Rankings.
Parents, community members invited to go Inside Tyler ISD

Parents, community members invited to go Inside Tyler ISD

Tyler ISD is inviting parents, business leaders and community members to join the inaugural class of the District’s new Inside Tyler ISD leadership program.
Johnston-McQueen gets new chief, Judson principal named as CTE director

Johnston-McQueen gets new chief, Judson principal named as CTE director

A veteran principal and nationally renowned education consultant has been named principal at Johnston-McQueen Elementary School, and the long-time principal at Judson Middle School will take over the district’s Career and Technology Educa
Tyler ISD announces lone finalist for superintendent

Tyler ISD announces lone finalist for superintendent

The Tyler Independent School District Board of Trustees unanimously named Dr. Marty Lane Crawford as the lone finalist for the District’s superintendent position. The announcement was made at this evening’s monthly board meeting.