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State Board Mulls New History Textbooks

The State Board of Education is set for a potentially fiery preliminary vote on more than 100 history and social studies textbooks up for approval for classroom use.

11/18/2014

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SMU Grad, Like Other Women, Works To Beat Gender Pay Gap

Hannah Mendoza graduated with her MBA from Southern Methodist University’s Cox School of Business in May and was determined to buck gender pay gap statistics and secure the salary she deserved.

CBS 11–11/17/2014

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Student Stunned By Denton ISD’s Twitter Reply

A teenager in Denton got the surprise of her life on Sunday night after going to social media to ask the Denton ISD to close schools for the day.

11/17/2014

North Texas Snow School Delays

Follow CBSDFW.com | Facebook | Twitter Sunday, November 16, 2014 9:57 PM Bowie ISD (3052): Opening at 10:00 AM Updated: 2014/11/16 21:52:22   Expires: 2014/11/17 10:00:00 Montague ISD (3148): Opening at 10:00 AM Updated: 2014/11/16 21:53:40   Expires: 2014/11/17 […]

11/16/2014

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Rumors Of Violence Raise Concerns At Irving High School

Rumors, security concerns and the arrest of a student at Nimitz High School in Irving — all events that made for a very tense day for students and parents.

CBSDFW.COM–11/14/2014

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Duncanville Teacher Fired After Twitter Scandal

Trustees in the Duncanville ISD held a special meeting Friday morning to discuss the case of a teacher caught up in a Twitter scandal, even though she has already resigned.

11/14/2014

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Duncanville Teacher Resigns Over Controversial Tweet

The day before a special meeting that would have determined the employment future of a Duncanville ISD teacher, she has decided to resign.

11/13/2014

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Local Schoolkids Record Version Of ‘We Are The World’ For Ebola Fundraiser

A group of elementary school kids from the Dallas area are looking to make a difference in the global fight against the deadly ebola virus.

11/13/2014

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College Prices Continue To Creep Up

Looks like it’s time to stock up on the ramen noodles. The average cost of attending college, with room and board, crept up again this year, the College Board reported on Thursday.

11/13/2014

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Cheers At UTA With Philae Lander Touchdown On Comet

History was made Wednesday when the European Space Agency lander Philae separated from its space probe, Rosetta, and touched down on the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. The cheers could be heard even in Arlington.

CBS 11–11/12/2014

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North Texas Researchers Making Headway On PTSD Treatment

A staggering one in six soldiers, who’ve served since 2001, may have post-traumatic stress disorder. The report underscores why doctors need every treatment option available some Dallas researchers think they’ can help.

CBSDFW.COM–11/12/2014

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M.S. Academy Teams High-Performing Kids With Under-Performing Ones

The Dallas Independent School District is taking a new approach to try and turn around a struggling middle school… a campus at the center of a district-wide controversy.

CBSDFW.COM–11/11/2014