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Health

5 DISD schools to begin monitoring students' temperatures

5 DISD schools to begin monitoring students' temperaturesSophisticated technology from a company called Wello will allow schools to flag students who show a fever.
  • Health
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Education

Lightning injures North Texas school teacher

Lightning injures North Texas school teacherThe teacher was hurt as she was helping a student reach a parent's vehicle.
  • Education
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Education

Dallas schools alert parents to Ebola concerns

Dallas schools alert parents to Ebola concernsFive students from four campuses may have had contact with a patient who was diagnosed with Ebola
  • Education
  • 4 weeks ago
Education

Critics say Dallas ISD superintendent falls short

Critics say Dallas ISD superintendent falls shortSupporters of Mike Miles say student achievement has improved during his tenure
  • Education
  • 1 month ago
Education

Football team's anti-violence message goes global

Football team's anti-violence message goes globalThe Adamson H.S. football team shared its "Stop Domestic Violence" project with a group from Bangladesh
  • Education
  • 1 month ago
Education

Failing 7th graders might have to forfeit football

Failing 7th graders might have to forfeit footballOnly 32 out of 135 seventh grade football players at Crownover Middle School had passing grades last week
  • Education
  • 1 month ago
Education

Doing what you love, for fun and profit

Doing what you love, for fun and profitFull-time mechanic Luis Flores likes to boast that he makes more money than his parents
  • Education
  • 1 month ago
Education

Seven books removed from Highland Park curriculum

Seven books removed from Highland Park curriculumSeven books removed from Highland Park curriculum
  • Education
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Crime

Keller ISD reports abduction attempt

Keller ISD reports abduction attemptThe latest incident happened near Willis Lane Elementary School
  • Crime
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Education

Roanoke school prepares students to be a cut above

Roanoke school prepares students to be a cut aboveOn Tuesday, students opened their Shears of Steel training salon to the public for the first time
  • Education
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Education

Midlothian school board vows to keep religious plaques

Midlothian school board vows to keep religious plaquesDespite threats of a legal showdown, Midlothian ISD will continue to display religious plaques at two schools
  • Education
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
News 8 Investigates

Dallas ISD investigator releases report critical of him

Dallas ISD investigator releases report critical of himThe DISD investigator fired for allegedly violating district policy says he wasn't violating laws
  • News 8 Investigates
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Dallas County

National Guard demolishes 30 vacant houses in Dallas

National Guard demolishes 30 vacant houses in DallasSchool children witnessed Army National Guard demolish community eyesore
  • Dallas County
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Education

Enrollment tumbles at Prime Prep Academy

Enrollment tumbles at Prime Prep AcademyThe charter school's board on Wednesday learned that staffing and budgets have been cut to reflect a smaller student body
  • Education
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Education

Working students benefit from virtual classrooms

Working students benefit from virtual classroomsAt age 17, Blake Novacek is already on a promising career track. So he's using his laptop to go to high school.
  • Education
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Education

Longhorn football legend promotes college education

Longhorn football legend promotes college educationUT football legend Vince Young urges high school students in low-income areas to make college an option
  • Education
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Dallas County

DISD investigator alleges problems with some employee background checks

DISD investigator alleges problems with some employee background checksA top internal investigator with the Dallas Independent School District has filed a complaint with the state alleging that "several hundred" school district employees were hired without having their criminal history properly reviewed.
  • Dallas County
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Local

Trooper: 12 kids hurt in Waxahachie ISD bus accident

Trooper: 12 kids hurt in Waxahachie ISD bus accidentA trooper at the scene reported 12 children were injured.
  • Local
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Education

After-school traffic snarls Dallas neighborhood

After-school traffic snarls Dallas neighborhoodAround DISD's Mata Elementary, it's wise to pack more than just lunch. You're advised to pack your patience, too.
  • Education
  • 2 months ago
Dallas County

Paralyzed quarterback gets a van, ability to leave home

Paralyzed quarterback gets a van, ability to leave homeDiondre Preston, paralyzed from a spinal cord injury, hadn't been out of his house in more than a year until now.
  • Dallas County
  • 2 months ago
Education

Texas school funding still unconstitutional

Texas school funding still unconstitutionalA judge declared Texas' school finance system unconstitutional for a second time Thursday.
  • Education
  • 2 months ago
Local

Prayer protest held over Midlothian school plaques

Prayer protest held over Midlothian school plaquesReligious plaques mounted outside two Midlothian schools were the reason for a prayer protest Thursday morning.
  • Local
  • 2 months ago
Local

Prayer protest held in Midlothian over school plaque

Prayer protest held in Midlothian over school plaqueA sign outside a Midlothian school is stirring up controversy.
  • Local
  • 2 months ago
Education

Preacher's student jobs program faces legal action

Preacher's student jobs program faces legal action"We thought we had an agreement," the Reverend Kyev Tatum said Wednesday. "The students thought we had an agreement."
  • Education
  • 2 months ago
Education

Teachers crowdfunding to supplement tight budgets

Teachers crowdfunding to supplement tight budgetsChloe LaFrance, the principal at Uplift Luna Preparatory, said teachers raised a combined $15,000 using DonorsChoose.com
  • Education
  • 2 months ago
Tarrant County

Arlington ISD teacher arrested for public intoxication

Arlington ISD teacher arrested for public intoxicationOfficers arrested Arlington ISD teacher Megan Updegraff on campus Friday for public intoxication.
  • Tarrant County
  • 2 months ago
Tarrant County

Arlington ISD teacher arrested for public intoxication

Arlington ISD teacher arrested for public intoxicationOfficers arrested Megan Updegraff on the West Elementary School campus.
  • Tarrant County
  • 2 months ago