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Dallas ISD Superintendent Mike Miles Resigns

Dallas Independent School District Superintendent Mike Miles has formally issued his resignation. Miles made the announcement during a morning news conference at DISD headquarters.

CBSDFW.COM–06/23/2015

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‘Freedom’ Fries: Texas Repeals Ban On Deep Fryers In Schools

It’s about freedom, not the fries.

06/18/2015

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Researchers: Sports Drinks Could Be Bad For Your Teeth

Sports drinks are often considered a post-workout solution, both for quenching one’s thirst and revitalizing one’s system.
However, most don’t consider the impact these energy-boosting quick fixes can have on one’s teeth.

CBSDFW.COM–06/17/2015

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Discrimination Lawsuit Against Frisco ISD Will Go To Trial

An African-American teacher and coach is one step closer to having his discrimination complaints against Frisco ISD heard by a jury.

06/16/2015

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Online Schools Viable, Practical Option For Students

Some North Texas students are opting for online schools while they pursue their dream and get a head start on careers.

06/09/2015

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Reassigned Frisco Principal Withdraws Grievance, Retirement Announced

One week after hundreds of students walked out of class in protest, and six days after filing a grievance, Frisco ISD officials released a statement saying that a “resolution” has been reached with principal Sylvia Palacios.

CBSDFW.COM–06/09/2015

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Reassigned Frisco High Principal Applauded At Graduation

A student movement to save a beloved principal’s job took a recess Friday night if only for a couple of hours.

06/05/2015

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Elementary School Assigns Study Manual Full Of Mistakes

Parents of children at Eastridge Elementary School are concerned after children were assigned a study manual fraught with errors.

06/04/2015

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North Texas School Gives Students “Ghetto Classroom Awards”

Was it a poor attempt at humor, or something more serious? For the 8th year in a row, a group of North Texas teachers hand out “Ghetto Classroom Awards.” Now, the educators claim they didn’t know the term was derogatory.

CBSDFW.COM–06/04/2015

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Frisco Principal Files Grievance Against District

Hundreds of students walked out of Frisco High School on Tuesday to show support for reassigned principal Sylvia Palacios. Now, the high school’s principal is fighting back to keep her job.

06/03/2015

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Frisco High School Students Walk Out In Support Of Principal

Despite being asked, over school loud speaker, by Frisco Independent School District Superintendent Dr. Jeremy Lyon not to, hundreds of students from Frisco High School left their classrooms and took to the streets Tuesday.

CBSDFW.COM–06/02/2015

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Free SAT Prep Program Goes Online

The College Board gave access to the revamped SAT to Khan Academy, which has developed quizzes and interactive tests that will be accessible to anyone with internet access.

06/02/2015