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Controversy In Birdville ISD Over Rebel Mascot Catches TEA Attention

The TEA responded to a complaint by local activist Reverend Kyev Tatum of allegation involving discrimination and hostility.

07/23/2015

Gathering at Birdville ISD to protest calls to change the Richland HS mascot, "Rebels." 
(Gabriel Roxas - CBS11)

Confederate Symbols Flack Expected To Draw Crowd At Birdville ISD Meeting

The battle over confederate symbols at a North Texas school district is stirring up a heated debate. A big crowd is expected Thursday night at the Birdville Independent School District headquarters in Haltom City.

CBS 11–07/23/2015

Gathering at Birdville ISD to protest calls to change the Richland HS mascot, "Rebels." 
(Gabriel Roxas - CBS11)

Calls To Change Rebel Mascot In Birdville ISD Met With Protest

Roughly 200 people attend “Save Our Rebel” rally for Richland High School.

07/12/2015

Isaiah Smith is suing Birdville ISD over school board prayer.
Andrea Lucia - CBS11

Former Birdville ISD Student Sues District

Isaiah Smith says he is not against prayer but he believes in separation of church and state.

05/19/2015

Twins graduated as valedictorian and salutatorian from Madison High School. (credit: CBS 11 News)

Twins Graduate First, Second From Dallas High School

At their birth, Matthew and James Madison were separated by five minutes. As they prepare to graduate, the twins are side by side at the top of their class.

06/05/2014

(credit: Stewart McKenzie/KTVT/KTXA)

Police Standoff Closes Richland Middle School

Authorities are involved in a standoff on Tuesday morning at a home in Richland Hills. The scene is located less than a mile away from Richland Middle School.

05/20/2014

Students at a graduation ceremony. (credit: China Photos/Getty Images)

Birdville ISD Offers Parents Graduation Prep Help

In the next few years, graduation requirements will change for Texas students and Birdville ISD is offering parents some help with the planning process.

01/10/2014

(credit: MARTIN BUREAU/AFP/Getty Images)

Birdville ISD On Edge After Abduction Attempts

Parents and law enforcement officers in both Hurst and North Richland Hills are on high alert Tuesday morning after several attempted child abductions.

11/12/2013

(credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Car Backfire Believed To Have Caused School Lockdown

What is believed to have been a car backfiring may have lead to the lockdown of Birdville Elementary School and the Shannon Learning Center, both in Haltom City. Police said they initially received a report of a gun or gunfire near the school.

CBSDFW.COM–12/18/2012

(credit: KTVT/KTXA)

NRH School Opens Again After Fire

Students at Holiday Heights Elementary School in North Richland Hills are returning to classes on Monday morning after a fire resulted in an unexpected vacation.

09/10/2012

(credit: KTVT/KTXA)

Fire Cancels Classes At NRH Elementary School

Classes were canceled at Holiday Heights Elementary School in North Richland Hills on Wednesday after a fire started in the early morning hours.

09/05/2012

(credit: AP Photo)

Birdville ISD Educator Jailed For Sex Assaults

A former computer assistant in a North Texas school district has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for having sexual contact with two students in the computer lab.

08/03/2012

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