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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
  • 1 week, 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
  • 1 week, 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
  • 1 week, 6 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
  • 2 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
  • 2 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
  • 2 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
  • 2 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
  • 2 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
  • 2 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
  • 3 weeks, 3 days 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
  • 3 weeks, 4 days 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
  • 3 weeks, 5 days 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
  • 3 weeks, 5 days 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 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 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 ago
Bookworms

Reading games/activities at Project Transformation

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

Parents of OU student offer apology for racist video

Parents of OU student offer apology for racist videoOne of the University of Oklahoma students involved in a racist video that has gained national attention, prompting the school's president to expel two students, is a graduate of Jesuit College Preparatory School in Dallas.
  • Dallas County
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
National News

OU fraternity closed in wake of racist videos

OU fraternity closed in wake of racist videos"I think it's just a stupid act with a bunch of damn freshmen out drinking on a bus"
  • National News
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Features

6-year-old goes above and beyond with Jurassic project

6-year-old goes above and beyond with Jurassic projectKonner Coomes built an eight-foot-long, four-foot-tall T-Rex for a first grade assignment on his favorite animal.
  • Features
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Dallas County

Dead owl behind evacuation of Lakewood Elementary

Dead owl behind evacuation of Lakewood ElementaryStudents are safe after being evacuated from a Dallas elementary school Tuesday morning.
  • Dallas County
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Crime

Police: Mesquite ex-principal admits to molesting kids

Police: Mesquite ex-principal admits to molesting kidsPolice say the statute of limitation has run out on prosecuting Vernon Horsley
  • Crime
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago