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Education

Realignment turmoil for Frisco students

Realignment turmoil for Frisco students"...we're fighting ... to keep our family together"
  • Education
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Education

End of Highland Park book ban isn't the last chapter

End of Highland Park book ban isn't the last chapterThe return of the books to the school hasn't ended the debate over who should determine what is read in public classrooms
  • Education
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Tarrant County

Grapevine resident among 2 Texas Rhodes Scholars picks

Grapevine resident among 2 Texas Rhodes Scholars picksA Rhodes Trust release Sunday said University of Texas senior Sai P. Gourisankar and Abishek K. Kulshreshtha, a senior at Brown University in Rhode Island, were selected. Both will attend the prestigious program at Oxford University in England beginning next fall.
  • Tarrant County
  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Crime

Richardson teacher arrested for sexual assault

Richardson teacher arrested for sexual assaultJames Quigley had sex with a 16-year-old girl twice in the span of a week, according to the student.
  • Crime
  • 1 month ago
Texas News

Texas OKs most new history textbooks amid outcry

Texas OKs most new history textbooks amid outcryA Texas panel has approved 89 history and social studies textbooks for use in classrooms across America's second-largest state, after one top publisher withdrew a book.
  • Texas News
  • 1 month ago
Education

Students add voices to Highland Park book battle

Students add voices to Highland Park book battleYoung people argue against censorship
  • Education
  • 1 month ago
Dallas County

Teen recognized for efforts to end domestic violence

Teen recognized for efforts to end domestic violenceSports Illustrated, the U.S. Marine Corps honor a Dallas teenager for trying to end domestic violence
  • Dallas County
  • 1 month ago
Collin County

Frisco students evacuated after bus catches fire

Frisco students evacuated after bus catches fire"I've been in smokier rooms than the bus was when we evacuated"
  • Collin County
  • 1 month ago
Education

Highland Park ISD: 6 books to require parental permission

Highland Park ISD: 6 books to require parental permissionThe school district's updated reading list includes six titles that will require parental permission.
  • Education
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Education

Seven Dallas charter school campuses shut down

Seven Dallas charter school campuses shut downThe TEA is closing the campuses for academic and financial reasons.
  • Education
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Dallas County

Duncanville ISD fires teacher over racist tweet

Duncanville ISD fires teacher over racist tweetIt took the Duncanville School Board of Trustees less than 20 minutes to make the decision to fire teacher Vinita Hegwood for a controversial tweet she sent out a week ago.
  • Dallas County
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Education

DISD's Miles' self-assessment: 'Proficient'

DISD's Miles' self-assessment: 'Proficient'DISD Superintendent Mike Miles was hired two-and-a-half years ago and he promised change, which he has delivered.
  • Education
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Education

Highland Park ISD book debate rages on

Highland Park ISD book debate rages onHPISD's Superintendent will now examine its book approval policy after complaints from some parents.
  • Education
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Education

Duncanville teacher likely to lose job over tweets

Duncanville teacher likely to lose job over tweetsVinita Hegwood has been suspended without pay
  • Education
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Education

Dallas considers classrooms of the future

Dallas considers classrooms of the futureDallas ISD could update some traditional classrooms into innovative personalized learning centers.
  • Education
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Education

Racial tweet lands Duncanville teacher in Twitter storm

Racial tweet lands Duncanville teacher in Twitter stormIt is unclear if there was a particular tweet that caused the hateful outburst by Vinita Hegwood.
  • Education
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Education

DISD may investigate dispute between Miles, Nutall

DISD may investigate dispute between Miles, NutallThe school board has 'a bevy of actions' it could take after Thursday's meeting.
  • Education
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Dallas County

Drill team raising funds for Hawaii performance

Drill team raising funds for Hawaii performanceThe Sunset Bisonette Drill Team says it has a tight deadline to raise $50,000
  • Dallas County
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Education

Personnel changes cause turmoil for DISD

Personnel changes cause turmoil for DISDThe latest event is a school trustee filing a criminal complaint against the school district's superintendent.
  • Education
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Local

New security system wrongly identifies Fort Worth dad as sex offender

New security system wrongly identifies Fort Worth dad as sex offenderA new school security system finds an unnerving coincidence for a Fort Worth dad with the same name as a sex offender.
  • Local
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Denton County

Parents grill Denton ISD over grading changes

Parents grill Denton ISD over grading changesAmanda Pruett said new requirements have thrown her daughter's class life for a loop
  • Denton County
  • 2 months ago
Education

Midlothian ISD mulls Christian plaques issue

Midlothian ISD mulls Christian plaques issueIn spite of a possible legal challenge, plaques with religious messages remain in place at two Midlothian schools
  • Education
  • 2 months ago
Education

Ebola quarantine ends for Dallas students

Ebola quarantine ends for Dallas studentsEight students exposed to Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan have all tested negative for the virus
  • Education
  • 2 months ago
Education

School district keeps students, faculty home after cruise

School district keeps students, faculty home after cruiseFaculty members on the cruise ship possible exposed to Ebola won't go to work until the lab technician is cleared.
  • Education
  • 2 months ago
Texas News

Texas students pulled from class over Ebola concerns

Texas students pulled from class over Ebola concernsThe students attend two schools in the Belton ISD in Central Texas
  • Texas News
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Education

Exodus continues at troubled Dallas middle school

Exodus continues at troubled Dallas middle schoolTeachers who had been assigned to Dade Middle School on Monday were seen leaving on Tuesday
  • Education
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Education

Police escort trustee from Dallas campus

Police escort trustee from Dallas campusBernadette Nutall said she was trying to find out why the principal and 13 others had been purged
  • Education
  • 2 months, 1 week ago