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Tarrant County

Elementary school evacuated in Arlington

Elementary school evacuated in ArlingtonOfficers surrounded the school for an unknown event Wednesday.
  • Tarrant County
  • 2 weeks ago
Education

UNT offers guaranteed admission to top Arlington students

UNT offers guaranteed admission to top Arlington studentsThe University of North Texas wants to ensure the best and brightest students stay in North Texas, so they're offering an awesome deal to Arlington students.
  • Education
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Education

Fort Worth ISD's free laptops geared toward students' future

Fort Worth ISD's free laptops geared toward students' futureEastern Hills high school students got their hands on free laptops Saturday.
  • Education
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Education

TEA declines to investigate removal of DISD trustee

TEA declines to investigate removal of DISD trusteeThe Texas Education Agency has declined to investigate the removal of a Dallas ISD trustee by Superintendent Mike Miles from a local middle school, revealed a letter from the agency released December 18.
  • Education
  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Denton County

Lewisville ISD aide arrested for improper relationship

Lewisville ISD aide arrested for improper relationshipPolice said Krista Young, 35, admitted that she had "engaged in sexual intercourse with a 16-year-old male student"
  • Denton County
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Health

The [online] doctor will see you now

The [online] doctor will see you nowA pilot program introduces telemedicine at 27 North Texas schools
  • Health
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Features

Beloved crossing guard gets awesome new ride

Beloved crossing guard gets awesome new rideLakewood Elementary parents take care of a man who takes good care of their children
  • Features
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Money

Texas denied up to $120M in federal pre-K funding

Texas denied up to $120M in federal pre-K fundingThe federal government has denied Texas' application for up to $120 million in grants to help pay for pre-kindergarten programs, and some education advocates said the state's push to expand vouchers likely hurt its chances.
  • Money
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Personal Finance

Senior citizens carry student debt into retirement

Senior citizens carry student debt into retirementStudent loan debt burdens growing number of senior citizens.
  • Personal Finance
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Education

Disabled Arlington student excluded from group photos

Disabled Arlington student excluded from group photosA 9-year-old in a wheelchair posing for pictures at an awards ceremony was cast to the side; district is apologizing
  • Education
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Education

Skyline athlete sets high bar for teammates

Skyline athlete sets high bar for teammatesSkyline High School football player says hard work in the classroom is priority as he and team prepare for playoff game.
  • Education
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Education

Students get crash course in healthy relationships

Students get crash course in healthy relationshipsStudents in abusive relationships were encouraged to get held at the "Love Is Respect" pep rally.
  • Education
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Education

HS seniors apply to college in school-wide ceremony

HS seniors apply to college in school-wide ceremonyMore than 100 high school seniors became the first in their family to apply for college during a school-wide ceremony.
  • Education
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Tarrant County

School bus burns on Fort Worth freeway

School bus burns on Fort Worth freewayNo injuries were reported.
  • Tarrant County
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Education

Realignment turmoil for Frisco students

Realignment turmoil for Frisco students"...we're fighting ... to keep our family together"
  • Education
  • 1 month, 4 weeks 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
  • 1 month, 4 weeks 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
  • 2 months 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
  • 2 months, 1 week 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
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Education

Students add voices to Highland Park book battle

Students add voices to Highland Park book battleYoung people argue against censorship
  • Education
  • 2 months, 1 week 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
  • 2 months, 1 week 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
  • 2 months, 1 week 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
  • 2 months, 2 weeks 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
  • 2 months, 2 weeks 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
  • 2 months, 2 weeks 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
  • 2 months, 2 weeks 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
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago