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Tyler ISD Board of Trustees appoints new member

Tyler ISD Board of Trustees appoints new member

The Tyler ISD Board of Trustees held a special session this morning to appoint a new board member to fill the current Single Member District 5 vacancy.
LIST: ETX school early dismissals, closures for December 20

LIST: ETX school early dismissals, closures for December 20

The following schools will be closed or have early dismissal, Friday, December 20, to kick off Christmas break:
ETX school recommended for charter revocation in 2014

ETX school recommended for charter revocation in 2014

A Tyler charter school is one of six recommended for revocation of their charter by the Texas Education Agency in 2014.
Tyler ISD TARGET teacher wins award

Tyler ISD TARGET teacher wins award

Tyler ISD teacher, Amanda Baker, was recently honored with a 2013 Area Rising Star Teacher of the Gifted Award.
A&M-Commerce, Tyler Junior College partnership expands access to education

A&M-Commerce, Tyler Junior College partnership expands access to education

On December 19, Texas A&M University-Commerce and Tyler Junior College formally announced their partnership to simplify the transfer process for students transitioning from associate degree programs at Tyler Junior College into bachelor&rsq

VIDEO: Have yourself a 'scary, little Christmas'

"Scary Christmas!" That's what Kilgore Independent School District faculty and students were exclaiming, Wednesday, after a perfect prank was pulled off by the Kilgore High School Media Department.

East Texas schools seeing boost in 'freshman teachers'

Pine Tree, Longview, Gilmer and Kilgore Independent School Districts are among a list of 18 East Texas schools who have seen an increase in the hiring of 'freshman' or first-time teachers since 2009.
10 ETX school districts to receive additional funding to boost educational programs

10 ETX school districts to receive additional funding to boost educational programs

The Texas Education Agency (TEA) has identified Title I schools and charters eligible for additional federal funding to strengthen performance on its campuses.
ETX schools teaming up with 'Stuff-A-Bus' to benefit local non-profit organizations

ETX schools teaming up with 'Stuff-A-Bus' to benefit local non-profit organizations

East Texans are invited to help “Stuff-A-Bus” with non-perishable food items as part of a coordinated food drive effort.
UT Tyler to conduct 'Emergency Exercise' December 16

UT Tyler to conduct 'Emergency Exercise' December 16

The University of Texas at Tyler The University of Texas at Tyler Police Department and the Tyler Police Department, in conjunction with the UT Tyler Office of Emergency Management, will be conducting a full-scale emergency exercise on Monday,

Tyler police officer hit by car on South Broadway while directing traffic

According to the Tyler Police Department an officer was hit by a car in the 5700 block of South Broadway Avenue while directing traffic stemming from another wreck.
Region 7 fourth, fifth grade robots go head-to-head

Region 7 fourth, fifth grade robots go head-to-head

Walton Wyoming Smith, Jr., better known as "Wy" to the Region 7 Gifted and Talented Robotics competitors, returns for the region's fourth and fifth grade students as they go head-to-head Friday in the Intermediate Fall Robotics Co
All students in good condition after ETX school bus wreck

All students in good condition after ETX school bus wreck

According to ETMC Athens, 60 children were taken to the hospital after two Athens ISD school buses collided.
Spradlin resigns from Tyler ISD` Board of Trustees

Spradlin resigns from Tyler ISD` Board of Trustees

Board of Trustees Representative for Single Member District 5, Brad Spradlin, has announced his resignation from the Tyler ISD School Board effective December 16, 2013.