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Domestic Violence Shelter CEO Praises NFL’s New Policy

NFL players will be subject to a six-week suspension for a first domestic violence offense and banishment from the league for a second under a new policy outlined by Commissioner Roger Goodell.

08/28/2014

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Midlothian ISD Parents Protest To Keep Plaques

Parents are descending on the Midlothian ISD on Thursday for a peaceful protest over the district’s decision to remove religious plaques from two elementary campuses.

08/28/2014

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Judge To Issue Final School Finance Ruling

The ongoing dispute over how Texas finances public education is about to reach a milestone. An order of more than 400 pages is expected to be filed in the case on Thursday.

08/28/2014

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Mom Upset After 5-Year-Old Gets On Wrong School Bus

There were some frightening moments for a North Texas kindergarten student. The 5-year-old boy got on the wrong bus at the end of the school day and only he noticed something was wrong.

CBSDFW.COM–08/27/2014

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Construction “Obstacle Course” Outside Fort Worth School

The sounds of construction have quickly been replaced with the sounds of frustration. In south Fort Worth the first week of school is a big mess. Road construction is creating a lot of chaos.

CBS 11–08/27/2014

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TCU Gets $30 Million For Business School

TCU has received a $30 million gift that will be used toward a $100 million expansion of its business school. The project calls for integrating new buildings with existing ones.

08/27/2014

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McKinney Dowell Middle School Evacuated Over Gas Leak

Students and staff at Dowell Middle School in McKinney have been evacuated due to a gas leak.

08/27/2014

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Resident Records School Zone “Chaos” Outside Middle School

Residents say the chaos happens like clockwork – a North Texas school zone turns into a danger zone twice a day. Neighbors describe a Wild, Wild West type of situation outside Spence Middle School.

CBSDFW.COM–08/26/2014

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Elementary Teacher Accused Of Going To School Drunk

A teacher at West Elementary in Grand Prairie was arrested on August 22. When Megan Updegraff arrived at work on Friday members of the staff suspected she was drunk.

CBSDFW.COM–08/25/2014

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Nearly Half Of Plano ISD’s Bus Fleet Older Than 2007

There’s nothing new about dozens of school buses in one district. In fact, the I-Team discovered some of the fleet is old enough to have hauled some parents when they were in school!

CBS 11–08/25/2014

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Teachers Fill Classrooms By ‘Crowdfunding’

Some public school teachers have resorted to an unconventional method of gaining funds to stock their classrooms with supplies.

08/25/2014

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Virtual Schools A Flexible Option For Students

Most students spend the first day of school finding their locker or their home room. But Tristin Thomas spent his first day of 8th grade at home, logging into his virtual classroom.

08/25/2014