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10 California high school boys arrested in alleged sexual assaults of 2 girls

10 California high school boys arrested in alleged sexual assaults of 2 girls

  Ten boys ages 14 to 17 were arrested Friday on accusations of unlawful sex acts against two underage girls for more than a year, on and off the campus of Venice High School, authorities said.

I WILL BE PRAYING FOR YOU: ETX Superintendent responds to anti-religion, atheist group

The superintendent of White Oak ISD issued a statement regarding the use of biblical scripture in high school principal Dan Noll's "Thought for the Day."
ETX principal targeted by anti-religion groups for reportedly quoting Bible verses over intercom

ETX principal targeted by anti-religion groups for reportedly quoting Bible verses over intercom

An East Texas principal has come under fire anti-religion groups after a student recorded the school leader reportedly quoting Bible verses over the intercom during the morning announcements.
Vista College in Longview to hold education job fair

Vista College in Longview to hold education job fair

Vista College's Longview campus is hold a job fair for anyone looking work in the education industry.

Tatum parents seek action after fights escalate at high school

 Parents of Tatum High School students are calling for action after a photo of a school resource officer asleep in his car became a hit on social media amid an escalation of fights on campus.

Students records Texas teacher's profanity laced lecture

A Texas teacher goes on a profanity laces rant and it's caught on cell phone video. A student's mother posted the video after hearing the teacher not just cursing but taking about his genitalia, Andrea Lucia reports.
Jacksonville ISD hires new superintendent

Jacksonville ISD hires new superintendent

The Jacksonville Independent School District Board of Trustees, at its March 5, 2015 meeting, unanimously voted to hire Dr. Chad Kelly as superintendent of schools. Kelly is slated to replace retiring Superintendent Dr. Joe Wardell.
UT Board of Regents interviews candidates for UT Austin presidency

UT Board of Regents interviews candidates for UT Austin presidency

The University of Texas System Board of Regents and Chancellor William H.
LIST: School and business delays and closures for Thursday, March 5

LIST: School and business delays and closures for Thursday, March 5

With the possibility of wintry weather over the next 24 hours, schools in East Texas may be delaying or canceling classes. Businesses and other organizations may also have delayed openings or cancelations.
Update: Greenville student, 12, hit by distracted driver while boarding bus

Update: Greenville student, 12, hit by distracted driver while boarding bus

A Greenville ISD student was struck Tuesday morning by a passing vehicle and taken to Children's Hospital in Dallas.
ETX teacher fighting Cystic Fibrosis, waiting on lung transplant

ETX teacher fighting Cystic Fibrosis, waiting on lung transplant

An East Texas teacher is battling a life-threatening disorder and is waiting on a lung transplant.
Power restored at HISD campuses

Power restored at HISD campuses

The power is back on at all campuses in the Hallsville Independent School District after experiencing an outage Wednesday morning.
Tyler ISD admits inaugural class into Early College High School program

Tyler ISD admits inaugural class into Early College High School program

Almost 300 Tyler ISD students and parents attended the first Early College High School (ECHS) Parent Night held at the Davidson Conference Room in the Plyer Instructional Complex.
Kilgore College trustees OK tuition, fee hikes, take steps to expand Longview campus

Kilgore College trustees OK tuition, fee hikes, take steps to expand Longview campus

Kilgore College trustees Monday took a step toward expanding the college’s campus in Longview and approved an increase in tuition and fees for all students.
UPDATE: 2013 Tyler ISD bond construction

UPDATE: 2013 Tyler ISD bond construction

As spring nears, significant completion phases also near for Tyler ISD BOND 2013 construction projects.