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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.
Lindale ISD foundation awards more than $23,000 in grants

Lindale ISD foundation awards more than $23,000 in grants

The Lindale ISD Education Foundation awarded more than 23,000 dollars in grants Wednesday.
Tyler ISD schedules bad weather make up days

Tyler ISD schedules bad weather make up days

The Tyler Independent Schoostaff, teachers and students will use the District’s bad weather make up dates of Friday, April 18 and Friday, June 6 as stated in the district calendar to make up for the days missed March 3 and March 4 due to
ETX teacher resigns after alleged inappropriate contact with student

ETX teacher resigns after alleged inappropriate contact with student

An East Texas teacher and coach who was suspended from his position with the school district after allegations they made inappropriate contact with a student has resigned.

Letourneau unveils $14 million student center

This St. Patrick's Day, students and faculty at Letourneau University are feeling lucky..and blessed as they set their eyes upon their new $14 million dollar "home away from home."  
LIST: State releases study rating ETX school districts on academic progress, spending

LIST: State releases study rating ETX school districts on academic progress, spending

East Texas school districts received ratings from the Financial Allocation Study for Texas (FAST) to reflect both academic progress and spending at their school districts and campuses.  
Seven ETX school districts achieve 5-star rating for financial, academic success

Seven ETX school districts achieve 5-star rating for financial, academic success

Seven East Texas school disricts received the Financial Allocation Study for Texas (FAST) five-star rating for their excellence in in improving student achievement while keeping spending relatively low.
Construction at TJC to hinder some parking through November

Construction at TJC to hinder some parking through November

The Tyler Junior College Main campus is growing, with one major construction project under way and a second about to begin.
Severe winter weather causes delays, closures for Monday

Severe winter weather causes delays, closures for Monday

East Texas schools are delaying or cancelling classes due to winter weather hitting the area. Reported school delays and cancellations are as follows:
Longview ISD principal named 'Administrator of the Year'

Longview ISD principal named 'Administrator of the Year'

Ned E. Williams principal named as Texas’ best
Tyler ISD students lead ‘Friends of Lauren’ campaign

Tyler ISD students lead ‘Friends of Lauren’ campaign

Six fifth-grade students at Bell Elementary Global Communications Academy are working together to help a classmate in need.
LETU to host aviation art exhibit Feb. 25-28

LETU to host aviation art exhibit Feb. 25-28

LeTourneau University’s School of Aeronautical Science is hosting its second annual aircraft-themed art show from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25, through Friday, Feb.
LETU to host Theologoy week Feb. 24-28

LETU to host Theologoy week Feb. 24-28

LeTourneau University will host invited speakers and panel discussions during its annual “Theology Week” Monday through Wednesday, Feb. 24-26, and Friday, Feb. 28. Chapel services will be held in the S.E. Belcher Jr.
ETCA to hold preview night for prospective families

ETCA to hold preview night for prospective families

East Texas Christian Academy will host Preview Night 5:30 p.m.,  to 7:00 p.m., Thursday, February 20, for prospective students and parents interested in attending ETCA, announced ETCA President Mr. Wayne Boshears.
Austin area coach, ETX native recommended as new Athletic Director, Head Football Coach at PTISD

Austin area coach, ETX native recommended as new Athletic Director, Head Football Coach at PTISD

Pine Tree Independent School District has officially announced their new choice for Athletic Director and Head Football Coach.