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1 taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries after being hit by ETX school bus

1 taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries after being hit by ETX school bus

One person was injured in an accident involving a Spring Hill Independent School District bus in Longview. The accident occurred at Spring Hill Road and McCann in Longview. 
55 colleges face federal sexual abuse investigation, 2 Texas schools included

55 colleges face federal sexual abuse investigation, 2 Texas schools included

The Department of Education released a list of 55 colleges facing a federal sexual abuse investigation under t
Texas’ high school graduation rates shine in national comparison

Texas’ high school graduation rates shine in national comparison

In a study released this week by the U.S. Department of Education, only Iowa posted a higher graduation rate than Texas for the Class of 2012.
Airsoft gun confiscated at ETX junior high, police investigating

Airsoft gun confiscated at ETX junior high, police investigating

An East Texas school district has released a statement after a pellet gun was confiscated on their junior high campus.
State reports grade 5, 8 STARR test results

State reports grade 5, 8 STARR test results

Almost 80 percent of 5th and 8th graders successfully passed the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR®) mathematics test on their first attempt in April, according to numbers released today by the Texas Education Agency.<
Tyler ISD Foundation establishes Frances Cowan Gibson TISD Fine Arts Endowment

Tyler ISD Foundation establishes Frances Cowan Gibson TISD Fine Arts Endowment

The Tyler ISD Foundation announced Thursday the establishment of the Frances Cowan Gibson Tyler ISD Fine Arts Endowment to benefit under-funded and innovative art projects throughout the Tyler Independent School District.
Texas elementary school parents question 'inappropriate' homework assignment

Texas elementary school parents question 'inappropriate' homework assignment

Many parents are scratching their heads over a 4th grade homework assignment handed out on Tuesday but not because they can't understand it.
Needles found on ETX preschool playground

Needles found on ETX preschool playground

A Hallsville ISD family and the district are at odds about whether a 4-year-old boy was stabbed by a needle he found on the district’s Pre-K playground.
Tyler ISD student battles cancer, inspires others

Tyler ISD student battles cancer, inspires others

Boulter Middle School student, Bre’Shauna Washington, is a very busy 12 year old who is a member of the Boulter cheerleading squad, student council, and the Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) program.
Former Beaumont ISD employees guilty of stealing over $4 million

Former Beaumont ISD employees guilty of stealing over $4 million

The former Director of Finance and Comptroller of the Beaumont Independent School District (BISD) have pleaded guilty to federal charges in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.
TX Commissioner of Education to appoint Beaumont ISD Board of Managers

TX Commissioner of Education to appoint Beaumont ISD Board of Managers

Texas Commissioner of Education Michael Williams has announced his decision to appoint a board of managers to oversee the management of the Beaumont Independent School District (BISD).

VIDEO: 20 injured, 7 critically in PA school stabbing

A male sophomore went on a stabbing spree at his Pittsburgh-area high school early Wednesday, an emergency management agency spokesman said.
Tyler ISD superintendent announces resignation

Tyler ISD superintendent announces resignation

Tyler ISD Superintendent of Schools Gary Mooring informed District employees today of his resignation effective June 30. Mr. Mooring cited continued health concerns as the reason for his departure from the District.
Classes canceled at ETX elementary school due to power outage

Classes canceled at ETX elementary school due to power outage

According to officials at Longview Independent School District, classes at Ned E. Williams Elementary School have been canceled for Tuseday, April 8, 2014.
Report: Hispanics majority in Texas public schools for third straight year

Report: Hispanics majority in Texas public schools for third straight year

Enrollment in Texas public schools continues to surge, growing by 820,019 students or more than 19 percent over the past decade, a new report released today by the Texas Education Agency found.