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Students & Staff Hold Final ‘Homecoming’ Before School Demolition

Follow CBSDFW.COM: Facebook | Twitter ARLINGTON (CBSDFW.COM) – There’s a junior high school homecoming of a different kind happening in North Texas. Hundreds of former students and staff members will return to Arlington’s Hutcheson Junior High School […]

CBSDFW.COM–05/18/2015

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Van ISD Opens Again After Tornado Hit City

It is like the first day of school again in Van on Monday, a week after a tornado damaged an estimated 30 percent of the city.

CBS 11–05/18/2015

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Texas House OKs Decriminalizing Truency

Bill imposes civil fines while mandating responsibilities for parents and school districts. Senate’s passed similar bill.

05/15/2015

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Lawmakers Pass 2 Different School Grade Plans

The Texas House has voted to issue A through F grades to rate public schools’ academic performance — but its plan features far different criteria than a similar, Senate-approved proposal.

05/15/2015

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Parents & Students Attend Meeting Supporting Suspended Teacher

As of 5 p.m. Thursday, a discussion was underway about the way a North Texas teacher handled what she says was a threat — right in the middle of class.

CBSDFW.COM–05/14/2015

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School Finance Overhaul Dies In Texas House

An ambitious Texas House plan overhauling the troubled way that the state pays for its public schools collapsed on Thursday as a key deadline to pass bills looms.

05/14/2015

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DISD Considers Plan To Turn Around Troubled Schools

Dallas ISD is looking to turn around its most academically troubled schools and has put together a list of 14 campuses that are up for redesign.

05/14/2015

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Parents Say Teacher Protected Kids From Threat

Parents in the Collin County city of Nevada are outraged after a teacher was suspended for trying to protect her fourth-grade students from a threat on Tuesday.

05/14/2015

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Disgusted Dade Middle School Parents Meet With Superintendent

Superintendent promising change to Dade Middle School parents after a school year full of problems.

05/13/2015

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Teacher Suspended After Locking Unruly Student Out Of Classroom

A McClendon Elementary School teacher was suspended after locking a student out of her classroom that was allegedly threatening to kill her.

05/13/2015

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DISD Addressing Campus In “Total Chaos”

Leaders in the Dallas ISD are taking steps to control what one school board trustee has called “total chaos” at a south Dallas campus.

05/13/2015

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Senate Mandates Suicide Prevention Training For Texas Teachers

The Texas Senate has voted to require public school teachers to undergo two hours of annual training on suicide prevention.

05/12/2015