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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
2013-2014 AP exam, SAT participation rates for Texas public school students increase

2013-2014 AP exam, SAT participation rates for Texas public school students increase

Data released Tuesday by the College Board shows that 2013-2014 participation rates for Advanced Placement (AP) exams and SAT for students enrolled in Texas public schools once again increased over the previous school year.

Viral Video: ETX man concerned about school bus' speed

Editor's Note: Clarksville ISD Superintendent Pamela Bryant was out of the office Monday and not available for comment at the time this story was published.
ETX school bus gets stuck in ditch with children on board during morning storms

ETX school bus gets stuck in ditch with children on board during morning storms

According to the Henderson Independent School District, one of their school buses got stuck in a ditch with children on board during Monday morning's storms.
Tyler ISD reassures community of students' safety during Ebola, enterovirus concerns

Tyler ISD reassures community of students' safety during Ebola, enterovirus concerns

The health and safety of all Tyler ISD students is the District’s top priority.
Pine Tree ISD reaches agreement in school construction lawsuit

Pine Tree ISD reaches agreement in school construction lawsuit

At Thursday’s special called meeting of the Pine Tree ISD Board of Trustees, the Board voted to accept a mediated settlement agreement to end litigation concerning the District’s middle school and its construction issues.
ETX senior killed in Wednesday night car accident

ETX senior killed in Wednesday night car accident

An East Texas high school is in mourning Thursday morning after a car accident claimed the life of a student.
Unplanned roommate becomes a lifesaver for Texas A&M grad student

Unplanned roommate becomes a lifesaver for Texas A&M grad student

Nasie Constantino opted for an unplanned roommate shortly after moving to College Station to attend graduate school at Texas A&M University — and got a wise partner in the deal.
'Disturbing information' to be released concerning reported threat of ETX school shooting

'Disturbing information' to be released concerning reported threat of ETX school shooting

Earlier this week the Pine Tree Independent School District was informed there was a security
PTISD students selected to All-Region Choir

PTISD students selected to All-Region Choir

Pine Tree Independent School District is proud to announce the following students have been selected to the All Region Choir. The all region choir concert will take place in Mt. Pleasant on November 1.
2 East Texas schools named National Blue Ribbon Schools

2 East Texas schools named National Blue Ribbon Schools

The U.S. Department of Education recognized two East Texas schools as Nation National Blue Ribbon Schools. Only 337 nationwide were honored with the title for 2014.
Lindale ISD approves Campus Resource Contract with Smith Co. Fire Marshal's Office

Lindale ISD approves Campus Resource Contract with Smith Co. Fire Marshal's Office

The Lindale ISD school board voted last night to approve the $193,464.00 contract with the Smith County Fire Marshal’s Office to carry the commissions of three school resource officers.
TEA to highlight E. Texas school in case study

TEA to highlight E. Texas school in case study

Commissioner of Education Michael Williams announced today that the Texas Education Agency (TEA) has identified 11 campuses across the state to take part in a best practices case studies project.
Former school district employees sentenced for stealing over $4 million

Former school district employees sentenced for stealing over $4 million

The former Director of Finance and Comptroller of the Beaumont Independent School District (BISD) have been sentenced to federal prison for federal