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Texas Needs Extra Year For New Teacher Evaluations

Texas will need an extra year to unveil a new teacher evaluation system that’s required as the state seeks relief from some curriculum standards mandated by No Child Left Behind.

07/23/2014

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5 Back To School Things Teachers Would Love Your Help With

Seasoned instructors share the essentials for your child’s transition back to the classroom.

07/21/2014

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A Healthy Dose Of Education Provides Career Success For A Dallas Nurse

The health care field in the DFW area is alive and well. As such, nurses are in constant demand to take care of those who have fallen ill.

07/18/2014

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Criminal Justice Careers Expanding With The Booming Population In Dallas

With increased population growth that is not limited to urban areas, there is an ever-growing need for essential services.

07/18/2014

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Advanced Education Helps A Dallas Entrepreneur Start Her Business

Continuing education allowed one Dallas woman to launch the career she wanted.

07/18/2014

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UNT To Sell Beer At Football Games This Fall

The University of North Texas will start selling beer on the concourse level of Apogee Stadium for all home football games this fall, beginning with the home opener against Southern Methodist University on Sept. 6.

07/17/2014

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Appeals Court: Texas Can Use Race In Admissions

A federal appeals court panel ruled Tuesday that the University of Texas can continue using race in its undergraduate admissions, a year after the U.S. Supreme Court sent the case back to a lower court.

07/15/2014

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Districts Debate Merits Of Master’s For Teachers

Efforts to eliminate extra pay for teachers who earn advanced degrees are gaining momentum in a small but growing number of U.S. schools.

07/12/2014

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Dallas Part Of Push To Keep Incoming College Students On Track

School districts in Dallas, Chicago, Miami, Minnesota and West Virginia are among those using text messages to keep aspiring college students on track.

07/06/2014

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Two Charged In Multi-Million Dollar Plano ISD Scam

The Plano school district and its taxpayers were the victims and federal officials say Carol LaRue and Kris Gentz are now facing up to five years in prison.

06/25/2014

Pedro Leon Martinez (L) receives help from volunteer Maria Peralta in filing up his application for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Local Organizations Help Young Immigrants Seeking The American Dream

Brought to the U.S. as a toddler, Jessica Barron learned early that her life would be severely limited by her immigration status. But for Barron, and others like her, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program is like pouring rain on the seeds of withered dreams.

CBS 11–06/10/2014

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Ex-GM CEO Whitacre, Wife Donate $15M To Texas Tech

Former General Motors Co. CEO Edward Whitacre Jr. and his wife have donated $15 million to his alma mater, Texas Tech University.

06/10/2014

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