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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.
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.