Education

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Plano Parents Worried About School Shooting Threat Investigation

An investigation into a potential shooting threat at a Collin County school has parents worried about the safety of their children.

03/27/2015

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University Of Oklahoma Unveils SAE Fraternity Probe Findings

President David Boren said the school interviewed more than 160 people during its investigation into members of its now-defunct Sigma Alpha Epsilon chapter who were captured on video taking part in the chant

03/27/2015

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Texas House Trying School Finance Fix Amid Court Fight

The Texas House is launching an ambitious attempt to fix the troubled way the state pays for public schools without waiting for the conclusion of a bitter, ongoing court battle.

03/25/2015

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Dallas Graphic Artist Looks To Higher Education To Make Dreams A Reality

Jeremy Smith who works at a Dallas FedEx Office as a center consultant says, “I love helping people show off their talents in a visual way. Now, I realize that I need a master’s degree to do what I really want to do – teach computer-aided graphic design.”

03/23/2015

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Educator In Dallas Believes Education Is A Foundation For Success

Erica Edwards is the lead faculty and program coordinator for journalism and student media at the Dallas County Community College District’s Richland College

03/22/2015

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Advanced Education Leads To Career Fulfillment, Says Dallas Probation Officer

In her role as assistant supervisor, Tamica Bedford oversees the transfer unit that monitors probationers that live in other counties.

03/21/2015

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A Master’s In Public Health Helps Community Advocate Serve Dallas

By collaborating with hospital staff and community partners, Vidya Ayyr works to identify public health needs and establishes outreach programs to support hospital efforts.

03/16/2015

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Dallas CLO Teaches That Education Is The Pipeline To Success

It is the job of Dr. Sushma Aggarwal to make sure that the employees who work at Parkland Health & Hospital System have the skills, resources and learning experiences to build their career and provide the best patient care.

03/16/2015

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House Committee Hears 7 Bills Easing Truancy Punishments

House lawmakers are hearing seven bills aimed at easing truancy laws a week after an advocacy group reported that Texas prosecutes twice as many teens for unexcused absences than all other states combined.

03/11/2015

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Senate Confirms Gov. Abbott’s University Of Texas Regents Choices

The Texas Senate has easily approved Gov. Greg Abbott’s first three appointees to the University of Texas System Board of Regents, bringing what began as a contentious process to a tame conclusion.

03/11/2015

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Vandals Tag Daggett Middle School With Graffiti

It may be spring break, but a Fort Worth middle school has a big mess to start cleaning up today.

03/09/2015

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Former Dallas Judge Says Education Opens Doors Of Opportunity

When a judge retired, then Governor Ann Richards appointed Lena Levario in 1993 to the 204th Judicial District Court of Dallas County, Texas.

03/09/2015

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