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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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Family Of Child With Autism Battling School Over GPS Device

An Arlington family says the school district will not allow a six-year-old with autism to take a life-saving device to school.

CBS 11–08/16/2013

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New Arlington ISD Learning Center Tailored To Help Dropouts

Students drop out of high school for a lot of reasons. Now the Arlington ISD and City of Arlington have teamed up to tell dropouts “its never too late to learn.”

CBS 11–04/29/2013

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Arlington ISD is Asking Parents To Grade Them

Arlington TX (CBSDFW.COM) – The Arlington Independent School System wants to know if parents are satisfied with the work they are doing. They have posted a survey on their web site that asks that question. […]

03/18/2013

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Texas Parents Camping Out For Chance At School Transfer

Parents wanting to transfer their kids to a different school in the Arlington Independent School District began camping out at school headquarters today.

CBSDFW.COM–02/25/2013

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Arlington Elementary School Dealing With Rat Problem

An Arlington school has a rodent infestation, and only after CBS 11 started asking questions did the school district admit to parents that Pope Elementary School have a problem.

02/21/2013

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Arlington ISD Opens Up School Transfer Process

The Arlington Independent School District is opening up the campus transfer process. The board of trustees voted to open most schools to transfers for students inside and outside district boundaries.

CBSDFW.COM–02/08/2013

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New Security System Headed To North Texas Elementary Schools

There are new security systems headed to elementary schools in one North Texas school district. The Arlington school board is moving ahead to install buzzer/camera systems at all of its 51 elementary schools.

CBSDFW.COM–01/18/2013

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NRA Members Push Concealed Weapons For Arlington Teachers

Two National Rifle Association members say they want the Arlington school district to allow teachers and administrators to carry concealed weapons.

12/27/2012

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Threatening Note Puts AISD Campuses On Heightened Alert

Two Arlington schools are on high alert today after a note, with alleged threats against teachers and staff, was found on one campus.

CBSDFW.COM–12/18/2012

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Joint Meeting Scheduled For Arlington ISD & City Council

The Arlington City Council and Arlington Independent School District Board of Trustees will meet Thursday to take a look at the potential money savings by combining some operations of the school district and city hall.

10/25/2012

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Some Local Parents Want High Schoolers To Sleep In

A petition drive is urging the Arlington Independent School District to push back the high school start time. Some parent’s think the 7:35 a.m. start time is too early for their children.

CBSDFW.COM–10/22/2012

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