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Esperanza Medrano Elementary students

Some DISD Elementary Students Spend Part Of Day Without Heat

After a two-day holiday — compliments of an ice storm — students at Dallas’ Esperanza “Hope” Medrano Elementary returned to class Tuesday. But they received a less than warm welcome: the school’s heat was out for much of the day.

CBS 11–12/10/2013

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North Texas ISD’s Decide To Open Or Not To Open

It’s a decision that isn’t taken lightly in any school district. Regardless if the answer is yay or nay, many people end up criticizing the decision to either close or open schools after a winter storm.

CBSDFW.COM–12/09/2013

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Collin County School District Closes Some Schools To New Students

The Frisco ISD is bursting at the seams. It’s growing so quickly, that for the first time, the school district closed off some elementary schools to new students — weeks before classes even began.

CBS 11–08/26/2013

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New Plano ISD Security Plan Includes Mobile Panic Buttons

Administrators in the Plano Independent School District have decided on a new plan to keep students safe in schools. While the human security presence will be increased the district is also taking a digital approach.

CBSDFW.COM–07/16/2013

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Massive Tornado Changed How Texas Town Builds Schools

An EF5 tornado that hit Jarrell, Texas 16 years ago nearly wiped the small, Central Texas town off the map. Twenty seven people died.

05/29/2013