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Bullard ISD announces lone finalist for superintendent

Bullard ISD announces lone finalist for superintendent

The Board of Trustees of the Bullard Independent School District is pleased to announce Todd Schneider as their choice as the lone finalist for the position of Superintendent of Schools.
Longview native, former NFL coach named director of new UT sports program

Longview native, former NFL coach named director of new UT sports program

An East Texas native has been named the leader of a new program designed for high school athletes and coaches by The University of Texas.
TEA report cards: Large share of ETX schools pass, some 'Require Improvement'

TEA report cards: Large share of ETX schools pass, some 'Require Improvement'

On Thursday, the Texas Education Agency (TEA) released the 2013-14 School Report Cards (SRC) for each school in Texas.
Winona ISD lifts "Shelter in Place"  Monday morning

Winona ISD lifts "Shelter in Place" Monday morning

Winona ISD campuses were placed on a lockdown for a short time Monday morning. The school released a statement on the incident:
TEA releases statewide Academic Performance Report

TEA releases statewide Academic Performance Report

Commissioner of Education Michael Williams announced today that the 2013-14 Texas Academic Performance Report (TAPR) is now available on the Texas Education Agency website.
TEA decides not to rate Tyler school following appeal

TEA decides not to rate Tyler school following appeal

The Texas Education Agency (TEA) released their final 2014 state accountability ratings on Wednesday.
John Tyler High School library book returned 39 years overdue

John Tyler High School library book returned 39 years overdue

John Tyler High School librarian Laura Russell received a special package in the mail recently. Opening the package, she removed the contents that were carefully wrapped in tissue paper.
Spring Hill QB released from hospital, recovering in Tyler

Spring Hill QB released from hospital, recovering in Tyler

 A Spring Hill High School athlete who suffered a life-threatening concussion Friday, November 7, has been released from the hospital.
SHERIFF: ETX high school principal sent 'sexually explicit' text messages to student

SHERIFF: ETX high school principal sent 'sexually explicit' text messages to student

An East Texas high school principal has been arrested on charges of having an improper relationship with a high school student.
Memorial services scheduled for Longview siblings killed in weekend wreck

Memorial services scheduled for Longview siblings killed in weekend wreck

Services for Longview siblings killed in a car accident over the weekend will be held Tuesday.
Texas teacher fired after racially charged Ferguson tweets

Texas teacher fired after racially charged Ferguson tweets

A Texas teacher was fired Friday, one week after sending racially charged tweets about incidents in Ferguson, Missouri.
John Tyler HS lockdown lifted after 'planned altercation'

John Tyler HS lockdown lifted after 'planned altercation'

According to Tyler Independent School District officials, John Tyler High School was placed on lockdown for a brief time.
Honors Academy charter revoked, ETX campus affected

Honors Academy charter revoked, ETX campus affected

Commissioner of Education Michael Williams has informed leadership at Honors Academy of his decision to appoint a board of managers for the liquidation of assets and other specific issues related to the revocation and closure of Honors Academy

SPECIAL REPORT: 75 and still kicking; The legacy of the Kilgore College Rangerettes

75 years ago an East Texas drill team changed the atmosphere and culture of Kilgore College football games forever.

CUJO vs Plano East 1994: KETK looks back at the 'greatest high school football game of all time'

It has been deemed by many as "the greatest high school football game of all time."  We're talking about the 1994 Texas state football semifinal between the John Tyler Lions and Plano East.