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Alumnus gives historic all-black schoolhouse new life

Alumnus gives historic all-black schoolhouse new lifeRaymond George bought the property 48 years after the schoolhouse closed its doors.
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Education

FWISD moves ahead with superintendent negotiations

FWISD moves ahead with superintendent negotiationsTrustees met behind closed doors Tuesday night to discuss the hire of Joel Boyd
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  • 2 weeks ago
Education

Paul Quinn College making education more affordable

Paul Quinn College making education more affordableA creative plan uses work programs and open source materials to lower the price of a college education
  • Education
  • 2 weeks ago
Education

Dallas ISD chief under fire after executive shakeup

Dallas ISD chief under fire after executive shakeupSchool board members told Superintendent Mike Miles they are tired of controversy
  • Education
  • 2 weeks ago
Education

Dallas ISD probe clears Nutall of wrongdoing

Dallas ISD probe clears Nutall of wrongdoingBernadette Nutall had been accused of verbally abusing district employees
  • Education
  • 3 weeks ago
Education

New high school's name rankles some Frisco parents

New high school's name rankles some Frisco parentsSome parents think the new school should follow the tradition of other Frisco schools like "Heritage" and "Independence"
  • Education
  • 3 weeks ago
Entertainment

Dallas cultural center's archives to be preserved by UNT

Dallas cultural center's archives to be preserved by UNTThe Black Academy of Arts and Letters announced its archives will be preserved by University of North Texas Library.
  • Entertainment
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Education

Relief on the way for recent Everest College students

Relief on the way for recent Everest College studentsAs part of an agreement with the government, Corinthian Colleges has agreed to take steps to compensate former students
  • Education
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Politics

Inside Texas Politics (2/8/15)

Inside Texas Politics (2/8/15)Special guest State Sen. Jason Villalba discusses a renewed effort to bring home rule to the Dallas public school system.
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Education

Fort Worth ISD trustees unveil choice for new leader

Fort Worth ISD trustees unveil choice for new leaderJoel Boyd, 35, is the superintendent of Santa Fe Public Schools in New Mexico
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  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Education

Student reports man with knife inside Fort Worth school

Student reports man with knife inside Fort Worth schoolA student reported that a man in a hooded sweatshirt had a knife and cut the student's clothing.
  • Education
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Education

Tempers flare at Dallas ISD meeting

Tempers flare at Dallas ISD meetingTrustees want details about the sudden resignation of the district's human resources executive
  • Education
  • 4 weeks ago
Health

Steroid testing on Texas teenagers likely to be canceled

Steroid testing on Texas teenagers likely to be canceledLast school year, 2,633 high school athletes were checked for steroids. Only two tested positive.
  • Health
  • 4 weeks ago
Education

Miles to face Dallas ISD board over HR scandal

Miles to face Dallas ISD board over HR scandalThe resignation of a top aide threatens the job security of Superintendent Mike Miles
  • Education
  • 4 weeks ago
Crime

Former SMU Law Dean arrested for prostitution

Former SMU Law Dean arrested for prostitutionJohn Baptist Attanasio has served three terms as Dean and is a current professor.
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  • 1 month ago
Education

Black students recognized for academic excellence

Black students recognized for academic excellenceTeams from schools across Dallas-Fort Worth and Austin competed in the "Jeopardy"-style tournament
  • Education
  • 1 month ago
Education

Parents, administrators discuss school's underwear check

Parents, administrators discuss school's underwear check"Was it wrong? Probably so. Should they be forgiven? Yes. Should they be hung by the rafters? No."
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  • 1 month ago
Education

Program sends message of hope to Fort Worth schools

Program sends message of hope to Fort Worth schoolsFord Driving Dreams offers tens of thousands of dollars in college scholarships for Fort Worth ISD.
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  • 1 month ago
Education

Students forced to expose underwear for inspection

Students forced to expose underwear for inspectionelementary students in Gustine Texas forced to lower their pants for inspection after feces found on floor
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  • 1 month ago
Education

Internal report finds fault with Dallas ISD executive

Internal report finds fault with Dallas ISD executiveOfficials found that a top administrator may have hired people without background checks
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  • 1 month ago
Education

'Uptown Funk' video a viral hit for Dallas students

'Uptown Funk' video a viral hit for Dallas studentsBy Tuesday afternoon, their dance had been viewed over 700,000 times on YouTube.
  • Education
  • 1 month ago
Education

After-school dinner program a success in Dallas

After-school dinner program a success in DallasAdministrators are looking to expand the meal program
  • Education
  • 1 month ago
Education

Texas education: top 5 issues at the Legislature

Texas education: top 5 issues at the Legislature"Our number one issue really is school finance. We want to see more money funneled toward education in Texas."
  • Education
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Education

Trustee blames city, school board for home-rule failure

Trustee blames city, school board for home-rule failure"I think the real problem is, we as a city don't actually care about our school system," said Mike Morath.
  • Education
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Education

Commission rejects home-rule for Dallas ISD

Commission rejects home-rule for Dallas ISDThe Home-Rule Charter Commission voted Tuesday against creating a new charter.
  • Education
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Politics

Perry passes down Bible, shares scripture with Abbott

Perry passes down Bible, shares scripture with AbbottIn one of his final acts as governor, Rick Perry passed down a piece of political tradition to his successor, Greg Abbott
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Education

Foreign exchange students get taste of honky tonk

Foreign exchange students get taste of honky tonkNearly two dozen students from around the world learned Texas dance moves at Billy Bob's Sunday night in Fort Worth
  • Education
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago