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Texas educator-student relationship investigations rise

Texas educator-student relationship investigations rise

As part of Texas Safe Schools Week (Oct. 19-25), the Texas Education Agency (TEA) today advised that everyone in education – including students, parents, teachers, administrators, coaches and staff – plays a critical role in identifying and reporting improper educator-student relationships.
East Texas Christian school named one of top 30 in nation

East Texas Christian school named one of top 30 in nation

A website that focuses on providing the public with resources for campus and online education recently released their list of the top Christian schools in America. Making the list is a well-known East Texas school.
LIST: UIL approves policy amendments

LIST: UIL approves policy amendments

On Monday, the University Interscholastic League Legislative Council held their final 2014 meeting. The council met in Round Rock to review UIL rules and vote on proposed rule changes. 
LIST: UIL approves athletic amendments

LIST: UIL approves athletic amendments

On Monday, the University Interscholastic League Legislative Council held their final 2014 meeting. The council met in Round Rock to review UIL rules and vote on proposed rule changes. 
LIST: UIL approves music amendments

LIST: UIL approves music amendments

On Monday, the University Interscholastic League Legislative Council held their final 2014 meeting. The council met in Round Rock to review UIL rules and vote on proposed rule changes. 
LIST: UIL approves academic amendments

LIST: UIL approves academic amendments

On Monday, the University Interscholastic League Legislative Council held their final 2014 meeting. The council met in Round Rock to review UIL rules and vote on proposed rule changes. 
UT Tower to glow for distinguished alumni including 2 East Texans

UT Tower to glow for distinguished alumni including 2 East Texans

Friday, the University of Texas Tower will glow orange in honor of the 2014 Distinguished Alumnus Awards, hosted by the Texas Exes.
3 Cen-Tex schools close; students on flight with Ebola-positive nurse

3 Cen-Tex schools close; students on flight with Ebola-positive nurse

According to Belton Independent School District, three campuses will close Thursday as the Center for Disease Control has revealed two students were passengers on the Cleveland to Dallas flight with the second Ebola-positive Dallas nurse.
ETX junior high football player who collapsed at practice returns to school

ETX junior high football player who collapsed at practice returns to school

An East Texas eighth grader is returning to school after he collapsed at his junior high football practice.
Report: East Texas college denies applicants over Ebola fears

Report: East Texas college denies applicants over Ebola fears

An East Texas college is under fire for allegedly rejecting students from countries with confirmed cases of Ebola.
8 TISD teachers receive donations for classroom projects

8 TISD teachers receive donations for classroom projects

Horace Mann Insurance Company recently donated nearly $5,000 in supplies to complete classroom projects at Caldwell Elementary Arts Academy, Griffin and Rice elementary schools, Hubbard Middle School and Robert E. Lee High School.
Pittsburg ISD no longer on lockdown, says administration

Pittsburg ISD no longer on lockdown, says administration

A lockdown on an East Texas school district has been lifted by local law enforcement.
ETX teacher accused of inappropriately texting student

ETX teacher accused of inappropriately texting student

Authorities have arrested an East Texas teacher for alleged inappropriate online solicitation.
ETX middle schooler suspended after bringing knife to campus, making threats

ETX middle schooler suspended after bringing knife to campus, making threats

An East Texas teenager has been suspended after school officials say they brought a knife to school.
UTT Business, Technology Dean receives International Service Award

UTT Business, Technology Dean receives International Service Award

UT Tyler Business and Technology Dean Receives International Service Award