Texas Education Agency Commissioner Mike Morath says the new school accountability system – which uses letter grades to rank districts – remains a “work in progress’’ but some lawmakers and educators across the state are wondering if the new system should be scrapped before it become official in 2018.
In their first meeting of 2017 on Tuesday, Jan. 3 at city hall, Lindale City Council members passed a resolution of support for two senior housing developments to be built by Wheatland Investments Group.
Lindale native Dr. Ray Perryman, noted economist and president/CEO of The Perryman Group, will present his annual economic forecast for the United States, Texas and the East Texas area on Thursday, Jan. 12 at Green Acres Baptist Church in Tyler.
The monthly meeting of the East Texas Genealogical Society is scheduled for 2 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 14 in Taylor Auditorium at the Tyler Public Library, officials announced.
The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to the East Texas Council of Governments by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada for its comprehensive annual financial report for 2015, ETCOG officials announced.