Education

FWISD School Calendar Vote Results To Be RevealedChanges are in the works for the Fort Worth ISD. For the first time, parents will get to decide when their kids are in classes. School calendar changes are topping a board meeting agenda on Tuesday night.
Activists Demonstrate Against Sexual Violence At BaylorA candlelight vigil to protest Baylor University's response to campus sexual violence drew scores of demonstrators to the street in front of the university president's home Monday night.
Texas School District Makes Switch To 4-Day School WeekThe weekend will start a day early for children in a Texas school district that's adopted a four-day week.
Middle-Schoolers Ceremoniously Vote To Remove Confederate General's Name From SchoolOn Friday over 900 students at Hood Middle School cast ballots in a ceremonial election to remove the Hood name attached to the school since 1955.
Thousands Told To Boil Drinking Water In Far North Fort WorthThousands of residents in parts of North Fort Worth are being asked to boil their water this morning after an operational error led to a loss of pressure in the water lines.
Plano ISD Board Calls School Bond ElectionPlano ISD trustees agreed to include a bond proposal on Collin County’s May 7 ballot during Tuesday night's school board meeting.
Real Science: Student Using Math, Science To Spin Way To SuccessIndie Lemons, a 5th grader at Thompson Elementary in Haslet, is a leader in her classroom.
Google & Frontiers Of Flight Museum Sharing History DigitallyA new partnership between the Google Cultural Institute and the Frontiers of Flight Museum in Dallas has a Tuskegee Airmen Exhibit viewable to people online around the world.
Counselors At Plano School After 2 Teens Allegedly Commit SuicideIt will be a somber and tough day for students at Plano East Senior High School. Administrators, staff teachers and students are all mourning the loss of two young women. Police think the girls both committed suicide over the weekend.
Those For & Against School Choice Gather At The State CapitolIn Austin Friday, Texas Democrats and Republicans stood with public, private and charter school kids and their families recognizing National School Choice Week at the State Capitol.
Dallas School Board Approves Mandatory RecessAccording to the new rules, students will get at least 20 minutes each day for the rest of this year.
Northwest ISD Superintendent To RetireNorthwest ISD Superintendent Karen G. Rue, Ed.D., expressed her intent to retire effective July 31, 2016.

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