A federal civil rights complaint has been filed against Arlington ISD by the mother of a boy who had pencil shavings poured into his mouth by his teacher.
Local organizations are demanding answers from the Arlington ISD after a junior high school teacher was suspended, not fired, for allegedly pouring pencil shavings into a student’s mouth.
Marquis Jay pulls out a pencil sharpener and shows the amount of shavings inside, “She poured the pencil shavings in my mouth.”
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.
Leaders in the Arlington ISD will sit down with two gun activists from the NRA on Monday evening to discuss the possibility of having armed teachers in schools.
Lamar High School in Arlington went on lock-down Tuesday after rumors spread about someone having a gun on campus.
Lamar High School in the Arlington ISD was placed under lockdown for more than three hours on Tuesday after reports that a student may have brought a handgun to campus.
Two Arlington schools are on high alert today after a note, with alleged threats against teachers and staff, was found on one campus.
The Arlington ISD is expected to make it official on Thursday, appointing Dr. Marcelo Cavazos as the district’s new superintendent. Cavazos has been filling in on the job since June.
Christmas presents arrived early for about 50 students attending Morton Elementary School in Arlington. They received new winter coats, purchased by Patterson Kia of Arlington.
Parents have done their homework and they are pushing for a school start time after 8 a.m. They’ve started a petition and will be meeting with district officials on Thursday.
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.