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10th Grade Irving ISD Student Killed, 11th Grade Student Arrested

A high school student in the Irving Independent School District has been killed and another student arrested and charged with murder.

CBSDFW.COM–05/26/2015

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‘Campus Carry’ Bill Faces Texas House Vote

Texas is moving closer to allowing guns on college campuses. The State House will vote on this issue on Tuesday in Austin.

05/26/2015

Speller Vanya Shivashankar of Olathe, Kansas, participates in the finals of the 2013 Scripps National Spelling Bee May 30, 2013 at Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Vocabulary Test Takes Away Spelling Bee Drama

For viewers of last year’s Scripps National Spelling Bee, one of the most surprising results came courtesy of a test nobody saw.

05/25/2015

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Dallas High School Recalls Yearbooks Due To ‘Inappropriate Material’

A Dallas high school is recalling its yearbooks after they were somehow printed full of insults.

05/22/2015

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School Bus Caught In Floodwater Slides Off Highway 114

The fast, heavy morning rains caused problems on roadways across North Texas. A school bus, caught in floodwaters, slid off the road at State Highway 114 and Blue Mound Road, in far north Fort Worth.

CBSDFW.COM–05/21/2015

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DISD Cafeterias Moving From Lunch Trays To Compostable Plates

The cafeteria lady with the hair net, the metal, then plastic and now Styrofoam lunch trays… conjure fun memories for so many current and former Dallas Independent School District students. But no more!

CBSDFW.COM–05/20/2015

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John Glenn Wants Evolution Taught In Schools

Astronaut John Glenn, now 93 with fading eyesight and hearing, said in a recent interview that he sees no contradiction between believing in God and believing in evolution.

05/20/2015

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Allen ISD’s Fixed Stadium To Host Graduation

The Allen ISD is just days away from opening its newly repaired Eagle Stadium. The concern has been whether or not the stadium would be fixed in time for graduation on June 5.

05/18/2015

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Students & Staff Hold Final ‘Homecoming’ Before School Demolition

Follow CBSDFW.COM: Facebook | Twitter ARLINGTON (CBSDFW.COM) – There’s a junior high school homecoming of a different kind happening in North Texas. Hundreds of former students and staff members will return to Arlington’s Hutcheson Junior High School […]

CBSDFW.COM–05/18/2015

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Van ISD Opens Again After Tornado Hit City

It is like the first day of school again in Van on Monday, a week after a tornado damaged an estimated 30 percent of the city.

CBS 11–05/18/2015

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Texas House OKs Decriminalizing Truency

Bill imposes civil fines while mandating responsibilities for parents and school districts. Senate’s passed similar bill.

05/15/2015

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Lawmakers Pass 2 Different School Grade Plans

The Texas House has voted to issue A through F grades to rate public schools’ academic performance — but its plan features far different criteria than a similar, Senate-approved proposal.

05/15/2015