Casey Akers

Gay Keller Student Says ‘Promposal’ Unfairly Denied

Prom season and the big “promposal” invites are starting again. But one Keller student says she was denied her moment because she was planning to ask another girl.

03/27/2015

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Teacher No-Billed After Student Sex Allegations

A teacher from Evans Middle School in McKinney, who has been accused of having sex with a student, was no-billed by a Collin County grand jury on Thursday.

03/27/2015

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DISD Approves $130 Million ‘Bridge Plan’

Some parents in the Dallas ISD are celebrating after the board approved a plan that will provide nearly $130 million to be used for upgrades and renovations to campuses.

03/27/2015

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DISD Trustees To Vote On $148 Million Plan To Fix Nine Schools

Dallas ISD trustees are set to make a big decision Thursday night thatcould impact thousands of DISD students and teachers.

03/26/2015

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Azle Teen’s Comment Causes School Scare

Police have extra patrols at Azle High School on Thursday after a random comment from a teenage student was taken out of context and then spread around online.

03/26/2015

A student writes during a school lesson on September 4, 2003. (credit: Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

State Senate Panel Mulls School Voucher Plan

A Texas Senate education panel is considering a sweeping but divisive voucher plan that would let families get state funding to send their children to private and religious schools.

03/26/2015

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Lake Highland Parents Worried After Suspicious Person Approaches Girls

Some parents in Dallas’ Lake Highlands are sounding the alarm. Twice in the last week, young girls say men, who appeared to be up to no good, approached them.

CBSDFW.COM–03/25/2015

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DISD Substitute Gym Teacher Accused Of Fondling Students

Dallas Police are now leading a criminal probe into accusations that a substitute gym teacher may have touched some fifth graders inappropriately.

03/25/2015

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Devoted Coach Helps Turn Troubled Girl Into State Wrestling Champ

A year ago, Kymber’Lynn Jackson was angry, annoying — her words — and savoring bad choices. “I used to like getting in trouble,” the North Dallas High sophomore said with an incredulous laugh. “I used to like getting in trouble!”

CBS 11–03/25/2015

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Texas House Trying School Finance Fix Amid Court Fight

The Texas House is launching an ambitious attempt to fix the troubled way the state pays for public schools without waiting for the conclusion of a bitter, ongoing court battle.

03/25/2015

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Former OU Student & Racist Fraternity Chant Leader Apologizes

Levi Pettit, the Highland Park High School graduate who was seen leading a racist fraternity chant at the University of Oklahoma, is back in the Sooner state. The 20-year-old former OU student spoke publicly, for the first time, since video of the chant was leaked.

CBSDFW.COM–03/25/2015

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Possible Reprimand For Teacher Who Showed Students Nude Photo

A Dallas ISD middle school teacher, who showed her entire class a nude photo of herself, may be reprimanded for improper use of district technology.

03/25/2015