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New NCAA Legislation On Academic Misconduct In Works

A group of 20 university presidents and college athletics administrators is crafting a proposal to better define when the NCAA should investigate cases of academic cheating by student athletes.

9 hours ago

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Texas Conservatives Back Teacher Evaluations, School Grading Plans

Top conservatives clamoring for ‘school choice’ voucher plans in the Texas Legislature are offering other priorities that are less hot-button but still may spark bitter floor fights.

9 hours ago

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Lakewood Elementary In Dallas Evacuated After Carbon Monoxide Leak Detected

The students and staff at Lakewood Elementary school in Dallas have been evacuated after elevated levels of Carbon Monoxide were detected in the building Tuesday morning.

11 hours ago

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A M.B.A. Helps A Dallas Auditor Keep The Lights On

In order to successfully complete account reconciliations, financial statements, risk assessments and update corporate policies and procedures, George DeLaRosa of Luminant Power needed a strong educational foundation.

02/28/2015

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Dallas ER Pediatric Nurse Says Advanced Education Is Critical

As a pediatric charge nurse in the emergency room at Medical City Dallas Hospital, Lana Cooper advised those returning to school, “If you are not willing to advance your scope of knowledge then you won’t be marketable.”

02/28/2015

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Dallas Software Engineer Seeks To Build Knowledge

Hector Fontanez worked as an electronic warfare systems technician for the United States Army, and other prestigious companies like Raytheon and Lockheed Martin.

02/28/2015

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MLB Players To Get Mandatory Domestic Violence Education

All major league players on 40-man rosters will attend a mandatory education program on domestic violence during spring training.

02/24/2015

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Careers In Criminal Justice Show Growth In North Texas

As more people move to the North Texas region, the need for law enforcement police officers, probation officers, correctional treatment specialists and juvenile supervision officers and counseling case workers will continue to grow.

02/22/2015

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Dallas Police Officer Looks To Education To Expand Career Options

Keeping citizens safe is the job of Josh Cooper, a police officer for the Dallas Police Department.

02/22/2015

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Dallas Therapist Helps Patients Build A Life Worth Living

Linda O’Toole is a licensed professional counselor who specializes in dialectical behavior therapy and treats people with borderline personality disorders.

02/22/2015

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Flower Mound School Officials Investigate ‘White Power’ Signs

The Flower Mound school district is investigating the actions of students at a high school basketball game who held up signs saying ‘White Power.’

02/18/2015

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Retired Texas Teachers Could Face Higher Health Care Costs

More than 200,000 retired educators and their dependents in Texas could have to pay more for health care due to rising coverage costs.

02/16/2015

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