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Former President George W. Bush speaks at the Economic Club of Southwestern Michigan on May 28, 2009 in Benton Harbor, Michigan. (credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Bush Says Education Key To Civil Rights

Former President George W. Bush has closed a three-day civil rights summit in Texas by saying education is the key for opportunity for poor and minority children.

04/11/2014

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Students Of Today Learning Lessons From Civil Rights Movement

While it has been 50 years since the Civil Rights Act was signed, the message has carried strong throughout the decades — but for some the oppression of the era is hard to fathom.

04/10/2014

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Texas BOE Ducks Mexican-American Studies Vote

The Texas Board of Education has bypassed voting on a hotly debated proposal to create a statewide Mexican-Americans studies course as a high school elective.

04/09/2014

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Singers From Booker T. Give Star-Spangled NCAA Performance

Before basketball history was made Monday at AT&T Stadium, a very talented group of singers took to the court. The singers, who backed up country singer Darius Rucker, were all from Booker T. Washington High School in Dallas.

CBSDFW.COM–04/09/2014

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Board To Vote On Mexican-American Studies

The Texas Board of Education is expected to vote on a hotly debated proposal that would create a Mexican-American studies course as a statewide high school elective.

04/09/2014

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Abortion Protestors Target High School Students With Graphic Images

In front of Eastern Hills High School in Fort Worth, as students head inside, a group of activists stand just steps away trying to teach and preach their message.

CBS 11–04/08/2014

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School District Pushing To Increase Pre-K Enrollment

There is a big effort underway in the city of Dallas to get more young children into the classroom. It’s a push to up the enrollment in pre-k classes.

CBSDFW.COM–04/08/2014

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Garland ISD Teacher Recruitment Investigation Underway

For the second time in a week a North Texas school claims to have been betrayed by valued employees. Tuesday two Garland administrators were accused of misusing visa and foreign teacher recruitment procedures.

CBS 11–04/08/2014

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Texas BOE Mulls Adding Mexican-American Studies Course

Proponents say the move would give students a deeper understanding of their state, where Hispanics make up 51 percent of public school students and which was once part of Mexico.

04/08/2014

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Texas Mulls Mexican-American Studies Course

The Texas Board of Education is considering adding a Mexican-American studies course as a statewide high school elective.

04/08/2014

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Texas Public School Enrollment Topped 5 Million In 2012

Texas says its public school enrollment surged by nearly 20 percent in a decade, enough to officially top 5 million as of the 2012-2013 academic year.

04/01/2014

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Former Plano ISD Employee Embezzled Millions From District

A former Plano School District security manager, who was hired to keep kids safe, stole millions from the district.

04/01/2014