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Chicago College Offers Video Game Scholarship

Once regarded as anti-social slackers or nerds in a basement, gamers have become megastars in what are now called esports.

10/06/2014

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McKinney High School Crowns Lesbian Homecoming Queen

An admitted long shot took home the crown amid smiles and applause.

10/04/2014

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Some Fort Worth Schools Had No Power Yet Still Had Classes

15 Fort Worth ISD schools had only partial power or none at all – yet still had classes.

10/03/2014

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Severe Storms Force School Closures In North Texas

A number of schools in Arlington and Dallas will be closed on Friday as a result of severe weather that hit north Texas on Thursday.

10/03/2014

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3 Richardson ISD Students Possibly Exposed To Ebola

The number of students possibly exposed to Ebola after coming into contact with Thomas Duncan, the first person to be diagnosed with the virus on American soil, is growing.

10/02/2014

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Ebola Concerns Keep 5 DISD Students At Home

Five students from five campuses in the Dallas ISD will not be attending class on Thursday because they are under observation after a possible exposure to the Ebola virus.

10/02/2014

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Texas School Fund Worth $37.7 Billion

A fund that Texas uses to buy instructional materials and cover some local school district costs is now worth nearly $38 billion, officials announced on Tuesday.

10/01/2014

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App Teaches Kids Basic Computer Coding

Researchers in Massachusetts have created a basic computer programming app that they say is the first one designed specifically for children as young as 5 years old.

10/01/2014

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HP Superintendent Reverses Banned Books Decision

Highland Park students completing work on their summer reading assignment were well aware of the discussion of which books high-schoolers in the district could read.

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Grapevine Student Wins Scholar Athlete Honor

Brian Friedrichs of Grapevine High School is a star both on the football field and in the classroom, and he was awarded with a scholarship for his leadership skills.

09/26/2014

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Davis & Abbott To Address Texas Educators

Greg Abbott and Wendy Davis will address the joint convention of the Texas Association of School Boards and Texas Association of School Administrators in Dallas.

09/26/2014

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Audit Proves UNT Manipulated Millions In Payroll Collections

The University of North Texas is facing a potentially big IOU from the State of Texas.

09/25/2014