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FORMER PINE TREE COACH SPEAKS OUT ON RESIGNATION: 'I was crucified by the school'

FORMER PINE TREE COACH SPEAKS OUT ON RESIGNATION: 'I was crucified by the school'

According to the Longview News-Journal, former Pine Tree ISD
FIRST ON KETK: ETX teacher placed on administrative leave for allegedly sending inappropriate texts to student

FIRST ON KETK: ETX teacher placed on administrative leave for allegedly sending inappropriate texts to student

A Tatum Independent School District teacher has been placed on paid administrative leave after it was reported the teacher sent inappropriate text messages to a student,
Tyler ISD Partners with DPS for 'National School Bus Safety Week'

Tyler ISD Partners with DPS for 'National School Bus Safety Week'

This week, as part of National School Bus Safety Week,Tyler ISD stresses the importance of drivers adhering to state laws to ensure the safety of students.
ETX father says son was placed in ISS for wearing Patriotic t-shirt, Superintendent denies ISS allegations

ETX father says son was placed in ISS for wearing Patriotic t-shirt, Superintendent denies ISS allegations

An East Texas father is fighting a local school district after he says his son spent a day in In-School Suspension for refusing to change his shirt for what the school called a "controversial message," however, the
Lindale ISD 'Pink Out' raises over $10,000 for Breast Cancer Outreach Programs

Lindale ISD 'Pink Out' raises over $10,000 for Breast Cancer Outreach Programs

Lindale Eagle pride is not just reserved for the royal blue and white school colors. The Lindale Independent School District and the Lindale community showed an overwhelming support for pink earlier this month.
Tyler ISD middle school students participate in Tyler Museum of Art Exhibit

Tyler ISD middle school students participate in Tyler Museum of Art Exhibit

The Tyler Museum of Art (TMA) will showcase artwork from Tyler ISD middle school students in its upcoming Diade los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, Art Exhibit.
PT Alumni announce awards, celebrate Homecoming with tailgate at Pete's Plaza of new stadium

PT Alumni announce awards, celebrate Homecoming with tailgate at Pete's Plaza of new stadium

Pine Tree Education Foundation and Band Kids Forever present the “Can’t Stop Loving You” Alumni Tailgate Party. The festivities kick-off at 5:30 p.m., at Pete's Plaza in the Pine Tree Pirate Stadium.
Hallsville principal named one of the 2013 National Distinguished Principals

Hallsville principal named one of the 2013 National Distinguished Principals

Outstanding elementary and middle school principals from across the nation and abroad have been named 2013 National Distinguished Principals (NDPs) by the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP).
White Oak ISD OKs bond proposal for new high school, other items

White Oak ISD OKs bond proposal for new high school, other items

White Oak residents may be asked to consider a 34-cent tax rate increase next May as school trustees agreed Monday to move toward building a new high school.
Nevada school shooting: Teacher killed by 'nice kid' who was bullied, girl says

Nevada school shooting: Teacher killed by 'nice kid' who was bullied, girl says

No one knows why he picked this day, this time, these victims. It was the first day back from fall break at Sparks Middle School. Students milled about, waiting to hear the morning bell.
TX bus driver arrested during Monday morning route for DWI

TX bus driver arrested during Monday morning route for DWI

A Texas bus driver was arrested Monday morning during his regular bus route for driving while intoxicted.
POLICE: 2 dead, 2 hospitalized in Nevada school shooting

POLICE: 2 dead, 2 hospitalized in Nevada school shooting

According to the Sparks Police Department, two people are dead and two have been hospitalized after a Monday morning shooting at Sparks Middle School outside Reno, Nevada.
Tyler ISD to honor 25th anniversary of the 1987 Lee playoff football team

Tyler ISD to honor 25th anniversary of the 1987 Lee playoff football team

25 years ago, the Robert E. Lee Red Raider football team earned the school’s first play-off berth and bi-district appearance in school history.
'Dragon Pride' alive and well at Nacogdoches ISD

'Dragon Pride' alive and well at Nacogdoches ISD

– Filling home stands, sticking out an away game in the rain and showing an even stronger love for the black and gold— fans are proving that Dragon Pride is alive and well at Nacogdoches ISD.
Pine Tree launches mobile device project for Freshmen

Pine Tree launches mobile device project for Freshmen

More than 350 Pine Tree ninth-grade students will have access to school-issued mini-iPads this school year as part of a larger initiative the district is calling, “PowerOnPT.” The multi-year plan, which includes a roll out of the on