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National Spelling Bee Ends In Unlikeliest TieIf not for his high-pitched voice, there would be no way to peg 11-year-old Nihar Janga as the youngest-ever winner of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. He looked even stronger than his eventual co-champion, 13-year-old Jairam Hathwar.
Texas Among 11 States Suing Over President's Transgender DirectiveTexas and 10 other states are suing the Obama administration over its directive to U.S. public schools to let transgender students use the bathrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identity.
Building Codes Require New Schools To Include Tornado Shelters, But Many Won't Have ThemBuilding codes published last year require new schools in North Texas to include tornado shelters
Watchdogs Say Texas Dodged Education "Train Wreck"When the state takes up revisions of science and social studies coursework in 2017, a former schoolteacher who believes that dinosaurs were on Noah's Ark and that President Obama is a gay prostitute won't have a vote.
Alligator Captured Behind Dallas Middle SchoolThere was an unusual find behind a Dallas middle school early Wednesday morning.
Complaint Alleges Texas Charter Schools Abusing Visa ProgramA complaint filed with Texas education officials accuses a charter-school network of abusing a visa program to import large numbers of Turkish teachers to the state.
Former North Texas Special Needs Teacher Gets 60 Years For Child PornA 62-year-old man who once was a special needs teacher in the Mansfield Independent School District will spend the next 60 years in federal prison for producing child pornography.
Mexican-American Textbook In Texas Slammed As RacistA textbook proposed to help teach the cultural history of Mexican-Americans in Texas public schools is under scrutiny by scholars, some of whom decry the effort as racist and not a reflection of serious academic study.
FWISD Transgender Guidelines Expected To Be School Board Meeting TopicParents, supporters and protestors are expected to gather again in Fort Worth tonight. The transgender bathroom issue is expected to come up during the Fort Worth Independent School District school board meeting.
Texas Education Board's Leading Candidate Known For Conspiracy PostsA retired Texas schoolteacher who claims President Barack Obama is a gay prostitute is the front-runner in a Republican primary runoff for a seat on the influential state education board.
DISD Success Story, From Homeless Shelter To UT AustinFrom homeless shelter, to a top tier university: a DISD Senior dreaming of becoming a film maker, is already re-writing her life story.
Texas Parents Ask Judge To Block STAAR ScoresA group of Texas parents want a judge to scrap results from a statewide standardized test that is under new scrutiny after a computer glitch this spring lost thousands of student answers.

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