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Grapevine High Students Apologize For Racist Rap

Two North Texas girls are apologizing for their terrible words and racist slurs, while choosing to remain anonymous.

04/16/2015

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Policy Prevents Student With Cystic Fibrosis From “Walking” At Commencement Early

A Plano teen has the strength to fight through four years of high school while battling a life-threatening illness. Now, there’s one course standing between her and graduating with her class.

CBSDFW.COM–04/15/2015

Evander Holyfield speaks to Mansfield ISD students. (credit: CBS 11 News)

Evander Holyfield Motivates Mansfield At-Risk Students

Dozens of students in Mansfield received some knockdown motivation from “The Real Deal.”

04/14/2015

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Parents & Students Confront School Board About Classmate’s Killer Blog

Adults and children turn out in droves at a Northwest Independent School District board meeting. The group expressed continuing concerns about a student who wrote a graphic blog about killing some of his classmates.

CBSDFW.COM–04/13/2015

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Texas House Mandates EKG Tests For High School Athletes

The Texas House has preliminarily approved requiring high school athletes to undergo electrocardiogram testing for possible degenerative heart problems before participating in campus sports.

04/13/2015

Kaitlyn Renee Granado (Image via Irving Police Department)

Irving Teacher Arrested For Improper Relationship With A Student

For the second time in two months, an Irving teacher has been arrested for an improper relationship with a student.

04/13/2015

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Parents Rallying At McKinney School Agree Bullying Is Complicated

Parents rallied Thursday to stop the kind of bullying many believe led a McKinney teen to take his own life last week.

CBS 11–04/09/2015

Actor Jon Hamm speaks during the 65th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on September 22, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

‘Mad Men’ Star Hamm Was Accused In Violent UT Fraternity Hazing

Court records show “Mad Men” star Jon Hamm was accused of taking part in a violent 1990 fraternity hazing at the University of Texas.

04/09/2015

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Remarkable Changes At Once Struggling DISD Elementary School

A struggling Dallas school has found a way to make a big turnaround. Those involved say the success is the result of a collaborative effort.

CBSDFW.COM–04/09/2015

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Anti-Bullying Rally Held After Boy’s Suicide

Parents at McKinney Boyd High School rallied against bullying on Thursday morning after a student committed suicide last week. A second rally is planned for Friday morning.

04/09/2015

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Pre-K Plan & Tax Cuts Push Ahead In Texas House

Tax cuts and better pre-K in Texas pushed ahead Wednesday when the House rallied behind a $2 billion proposed sales tax cut before passing an early education bill.

04/09/2015

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Community ISD Superintendent Under Fire, Schools Ranked Worst In N. Texas

The Community school board held an emergency meeting Wednesday night, most of it behind closed doors to discuss the fate of the district’s superintendent.

04/08/2015