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Police Activity In Area Causes Lockdown At Euless Trinity HS

On Friday afternoon a lockdown went into effect at Euless Trinity high school due to police activity in the area near the school.

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Opponents To Speak Against Home Rule Proposal

A group of North Dallas education advocates is scheduled to speak today against the home rule proposal.

CBS 11–04/17/2014

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Wendy Davis Attacks Greg Abbott’s Pre-K Education Plan

It’s an education plan being proposed for 4-year-olds and one candidate for Texas governor says it doesn’t pass the test.

CBS 11–04/15/2014

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Bomb Threat Made Against Highland Park HS Deemed Not Credible

The school communicated via the emergency notification system that they are investigating the threat, and says a search is underway.

04/15/2014

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Dallas Technology Guru Says Advanced Degree Fuels His Travel-Heavy Career

World traveler Chris Spivey worked as a salesman for a large corporation, but wanted to move up to management. He sought an advanced degree which did the trick.

04/14/2014

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Introductory Course Into Criminal Justice Sparked Dallas Probation Officer’s Career

Fueled by the excitement of the field and a drive to make people feel safer, Amanda Edirimanasinghe continues to learn more in the criminal justice field.

04/14/2014

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Dallas Therapist Sought Higher Education To Follow Her Dreams Of Becoming A Writer

Christina Steinorth-Powell worked as an administrative assistant, but really wanted to become a full-time writer. Education was the key to her career change.

04/14/2014

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Gubernatorial Candidate Wendy Davis Calls For Pre-K For All

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis called Saturday for offering pre-kindergarten programs for all Texas youngsters despite the steep price tag — saying anything less would doom many students to failure later in school.

04/12/2014

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Texas BOE Ducks Mexican-American Studies Vote

The Texas Board of Education has bypassed voting on a hotly debated proposal to create a statewide Mexican-Americans studies course as a high school elective.

04/09/2014

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School District Pushing To Increase Pre-K Enrollment

There is a big effort underway in the city of Dallas to get more young children into the classroom. It’s a push to up the enrollment in pre-k classes.

CBSDFW.COM–04/08/2014

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Texas BOE Mulls Adding Mexican-American Studies Course

Proponents say the move would give students a deeper understanding of their state, where Hispanics make up 51 percent of public school students and which was once part of Mexico.

04/08/2014

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Graduate Student’s Advanced Degree Provides Unique Job Opportunity In Dallas

With a foundation in business and marketing, Jordan Morrison found a unique master’s degree program that propelled her forward in her career.

04/07/2014

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