Texas Superintendents Oppose New Grading SystemAbout 60 superintendents met to discuss the state's new grading system for school districts.
Frisco's Sci-Tech Discovery Center Hosts Sports Science WeekendThe topic of injuries and concussions in high school sports is bigger every year. This weekend the Sci-Tech Discovery Center in Frisco explores sports science and injury prevention. JD Ryan is Around Town.
DISD Middle School In Session Despite Mold ProblemSchool is in session at Sarah Zumwalt Middle School despite ongoing mold problems there.
Teacher Disciplined After Telling Students To Write 'Fun' Slave SongA Maryland high school teacher has been disciplined after encouraging students to "have fun" writing a slave song for an assignment as part of a lesson on abolitionist Frederick Douglass.
Baylor Regents Reject Review Of Sex Assault InvestigationBaylor University regents say they have "full confidence" in a previous investigation into campus sexual and physical assault reports, and reject calls from a group of major donors for a third-party review.
Feds Listen To Claims Of Children Denied Special Education ServicesParents with special needs students gave federal officials an earful Monday night as the U.S. Department of Education investigates claims that students are being denied special education services in Texas.
Special Needs Families Ask For Patience During The HolidaysA simple plea on behalf of those families who already have enough to deal with: try gifting them with some compassion, patience, and perhaps a sincere smile.
Expect The Unexpected, Say College Disaster Prep OfficialsFor college administrators, extreme weather is yet another hazard to prepare and practice for on a list that includes infectious disease outbreaks, active shooters and technological outages.
Math A Concern For US Teens; Science, Reading Flat On TestThe latest global snapshot of student performance shows declining math scores in the U.S. and stagnant performance in science and reading.
Feds To Tour Texas Over Special Education BarriersThe U.S. Department of Education plans to send officials to tour Texas next month and take public comment on the state reportedly capping student enrollment in special education.
Baylor Settles With 2 Women Who Reported Sexual AssaultsTwo women who reported being gang-raped by Baylor University football players have reached a settlement with the school, which has been hammered by months of criticism that it ignored or mishandled assault claims for years.
Exploring The Sixth Floor MuseumThe Sixth Floor Museum in Dealey Plaza remains a top tourist destination 53 years after November 22nd 1963 in Dallas. JD Ryan is Around Town.

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