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MedStar & TxDOT Offer Back-To-School Safety Tips

As students across the state kick off a new school year, the TxDOT is offering back-to-school driving tips that they say will keep children safe and help drivers avoid tickets and fines.

CBSDFW.COM–08/24/2015

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North Texas Organization Filling Backpacks With Hope

There are at least 2,000 homeless children enrolled in the DISD. Fortunately, there are people who are not only aware of the situation, but are doing something everyday to try and turn it around.

KRLD–08/21/2015

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Some ISDs Already Have School Zone Warning Lights On

Many public schools in North Texas go back into session next Monday. But as you head out on the roadways now, you might notice some school zones that have flashing warning lights already on.

CBSDFW.COM–08/19/2015

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Thousands Of Arlington ISD Students Gear Up For School At Give Away

Thousands of Arlington ISD students and their parents came out to AT&T stadium for the back to school backpack give away.

08/15/2015

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5 Apps You Should Add To Your Back-To-School List

Are tablets and phones the new backpacks? James Denke of the Dallas test-prep school The Waterton Group thinks so.

CBS 11–08/05/2015

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DISD Opens New Early Childhood Centers To Delight Of Parents

Cristina Baeza is a mother searching for an early childhood program to better engage her busy 3-year-old, Alyssa.

07/30/2015

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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

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5 Fun Activities To Get The Family Outdoors

Make this a summer to remember for the whole family with these five ways to bring everyone together while enjoying the warmer weather.

07/21/2014

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Burglarized Church Gives Away Donated Backpacks

Altruistic members of the community came together and donated back-to-school backpacks to Calvary Philadelphia Missionary Baptist Church in Dallas.

08/25/2013

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School Bus Stop Arm Cameras Up & Running

According to Texas law, drivers must come to a complete stop when they see a school bus with its red lights flashing. New technology will now make it easier to catch those violating the law in Dallas County.

CBSDFW.COM–08/27/2012

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Back To School: Then & Now

Going back to school is the same as it’s always been. Only the details are different. Kids are still kids.

07/15/2011

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