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Education

Hundreds of students mistakenly told they got into college

Hundreds of students mistakenly told they got into collegeA spokesperson with the mailing service said it mistakenly sent out 800 acceptance letter, but the school reduced that number to 454.
  • Education
  • 2 weeks ago
Texas News

School board candidate pictured posing with gun, alcohol, students

School board candidate pictured posing with gun, alcohol, studentsChavez conceded that they were "not the most appropriate photos."
  • Texas News
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Collin County

McKinney parents plan rally to end bullying

McKinney parents plan rally to end bullying"Bullying is a big deal, and it really does affect people"
  • Collin County
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Education

DISD teachers weigh move to low-performing schools

DISD teachers weigh move to low-performing schools"If you don't love the job, the money isn't worth it"
  • Education
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Education

Dallas ISD exec. accused of assaulting another employee

Dallas ISD exec. accused of assaulting another employeeGrayson is already the target of a six-month internal investigation for allegedly not disclosing a misdemeanor conviction when she was hired.
  • Education
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Denton County

Argyle ISD halts construction after worker deaths

Argyle ISD halts construction after worker deathsThe school district is looking for a safety consultant to review construction practices
  • Denton County
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Collin County

Friend's arrest magnifies McKinney suicide tragedy

Friend's arrest magnifies McKinney suicide tragedy"A part of me is missing. I just feel like I don't have a little brother anymore"
  • Collin County
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Denton County

UNT students sign petition to replace Gov. Abbott as graduation speaker

UNT students sign petition to replace Gov. Abbott as graduation speakerA petition is gaining steam to replace Governor Greg Abbott as the keynote speaker at next month's University of North Texas commencement ceremony.
  • Denton County
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Education

Dallas ISD program puts effective teachers in struggling schools

Dallas ISD program puts effective teachers in struggling schoolsIt's all a part of a plan called the Accelerating Campus Excellence Plan.
  • Education
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Education

Public school search difficult for parents of children with autism

Public school search difficult for parents of children with autismTennille Barnes has requested an aide for Devon, which she said has been denied.
  • Education
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Education

Keller principal's apology not needed, some parents say

Keller principal's apology not needed, some parents sayThe Keller High School principal said a speaker had used "overt language to assert his own Christian beliefs"
  • Education
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Education

NASA gives green light for teens' zero-gravity project

NASA gives green light for teens' zero-gravity projectTeenage scientists in Lewisville are ready to go on the ride of their life aboard a zero-gravity aircraft
  • Education
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Education

Senate approves letter grades for schools; House next

Senate approves letter grades for schools; House nextUnder a bill that passed the state Senate on Tuesday, schools across Texas may soon get letter grades.
  • Education
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Education

Dallas ISD chief faces mid-year performance review

Dallas ISD chief faces mid-year performance reviewSuperintendent Mike Miles is one of the most polarizing public figures in Dallas.
  • Education
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Education

Fort Worth starts second search for new superintendent

Fort Worth starts second search for new superintendentBoard members said they don't expect interviews to begin until after the May 9 election
  • Education
  • 1 month ago
News 8 Investigates

DISD accused of short-changing underprivileged students

DISD accused of short-changing underprivileged studentsA group of Dallas ISD parents and taxpayers are accusing the district of misusing federal dollars.
  • News 8 Investigates
  • 1 month ago
Crime

Dallas student suspended over Instagram threats

Dallas student suspended over Instagram threatsJose Gonzalez, 17, is free on bond, but faces a prison sentence if convicted
  • Crime
  • 1 month ago
Education

Luring top teachers to Dallas ISD's struggling schools

Luring top teachers to Dallas ISD's struggling schoolsA new plan could offer top teachers up to $10,000 for transferring to some of DISD's struggling schools.
  • Education
  • 1 month ago
Education

NWISD student accused of violent threats returns to class

NWISD student accused of violent threats returns to classParents were outraged as a teen accused of naming specific students in a threatening story was back in class.
  • Education
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Crime

Mesquite police seek more victims of ex-educator

Mesquite police seek more victims of ex-educatorFormer principal Vernon Horsley confessed to molesting as many as ten children in the 1960s, police said
  • Crime
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Collin County

Princeton High threat posted on smartphone app

Princeton High threat posted on smartphone appBurnbook lets anyone create an anonymous post... and one post on Tuesday night sounded threatening
  • Collin County
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Bookworms

Reading games/activities at Project Transformation

Reading games/activities at Project TransformationReading games/activities at Project Transformation
  • Bookworms
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Education

Elementary school goes green for better health

Elementary school goes green for better health"As they grow fruits and vegetables, they'll choose fruits and vegetables"
  • Education
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Bookworms

Changing young lives with 'a one-on-one connection'

Changing young lives with 'a one-on-one connection'Project Transformation helps develop character, reading skills and self-esteem
  • Bookworms
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
World

Spring break with no beach, no beer... just building

Spring break with no beach, no beer... just buildingThese Michigan students are among the first on an "alternative" spring break in Ciudad Juarez
  • World
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Dallas County

Protest planned at Dallas home of OU student in racist video

Protest planned at Dallas home of OU student in racist videoThe activists are the same group that helped shut down I-35 in November, protesting police-involved shootings.
  • Dallas County
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Dallas County

Racist video could have costly impact on OU's image

Racist video could have costly impact on OU's imageA Dallas teenager admits being one of the University of Oklahoma students signing a racist song last weekend.
  • Dallas County
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago