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Moms Of Dallas School Kids React To Miles, Trustees Drama

The Dallas School Board of Trustees lit into Superintendent Mike Miles at their board meeting Monday night over recent controversies. Some East Dallas parents weighed in Tuesday.

02/17/2015

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Miles Defends His DISD Personnel Decisions

A meeting about personnel issues within the DISD lasted late into Monday night, and Superintendent Mike Miles is taking responsibility for some controversial moves.

02/17/2015

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First Woman Selected As Texas A&M Corps Commander

It’s a new day on a nearly 140-year tradition at Texas A&M university. For the first time, a woman will lead the university’s legendary Corps of Cadets.

02/16/2015

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Retired Texas Teachers Could Face Higher Health Care Costs

More than 200,000 retired educators and their dependents in Texas could have to pay more for health care due to rising coverage costs.

02/16/2015

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U.S. Teens Getting Less & Less Sleep

American teens are getting sleepier. Many teens lack even seven hours of shut-eye each night, and the problem has worsened over the last two decades, a study found.

02/16/2015

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$352M In Renovations Coming To Texas A&M Campus

Texas A&M University System regents have approved $352 million in renovations to the flagship campus in College Station.

02/13/2015

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UTA Seeking Threat Suspect & Security Grant

Police at UTA are looking for a man who followed and pointed a gun at a student, and it comes as the Arlington university is competing for a grant to step up campus security.

02/13/2015

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Anna High School Considering Arming Some Teachers

Parents in Anna are expected to pack a high school auditorium Thursday night to talk about allowing staff members to pack heat.

CBS 11–02/12/2015

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DISD Gets Report On Nutall-Miles Incident

DISD received the report by attorney Paul Coggins Thursday. The report looked into the incident last year when DISD police forcibly removed trustee Bernadette Nutall from a school at the request of Superintendent Mike Miles.

02/12/2015

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Report: UT President OK’d Applicants Over Objections

The investigation into influence peddling in admissions at the University of Texas System’s flagship campus found applicants approved by outgoing President Bill Powers typically were recommended by state lawmakers, university donors, alumni and at times by regents themselves.

02/12/2015

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North Texas School District Hacked By Students Inside School, Say Police

What Lake Dallas ISD first thought was an in-school prank to get homework help, has mushroomed into a second investigation into a felony identity theft probe of lunch money stolen electronically.

02/11/2015

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University Of Texas Fraternity Under Fire For “Racist” Party

A University of Texas fraternity is under investigation following complaints about how Hispanics were portrayed during a weekend party, university officials said Tuesday.

02/10/2015