Dallas ISD Changes Policy For Pre-K School SuspensionsAfter a unanimous vote by the school board, changes will now be made to a Dallas Independent School District policy that allowed suspension for students as young as 4-years-old.
DISD Board Passes 'Welcoming And Protective' ResolutionDISD says nothing in the resolution should be construed as requiring DISD employees to take any action in violating federal or state law.
N. Texas Transgender Teen Worries About State Bathroom BillFifteen-year-old Alex Pettigrew, who is transitioning to a boy, says he's not looking for trouble while using the bathroom.
Transgender Wrestler's State Bid Spotlights Texas PolicyA 17-year-old transgender wrestler who qualified for the girls state tournament while transitioning from female to male has become a high-profile test of a year-old Texas policy now being criticized by the attorney who tried to keep the athlete from competing.
Dallas County Schools Has $40 Million Less Than Anticipated With close to 3,000 employees, including bus drivers and crossing guards, DCS operates on a $180 million annual budget.
Police: Teacher Threatens Give Me A Raise Or 'Burn Alive'A Dallas ISD teacher was arrested after police say he sent emails warning staff that they would "burn alive," if they didn't give him a raise.
President Trump To Revoke Obama's Transgender Bathroom GuidanceA government official says the Trump administration will revoke guidelines that say transgender students should be allowed to use bathrooms and locker rooms matching their chosen gender identity.
College Board To Boost SAT Security GloballyThe firm that oversees registrations for the SAT college entrance exam is boosting security around the world following test-stealing and other cheating in recent years.
ExxonMobil Inspires Girls To Pursue Future In EngineeringFifty-two female middle school students gathered at the Irving Convention Center to brainstorm, do hands on work and gain exposure to careers in engineering Tuesday.
South Dakota Bill Leaves Evolution Skepticism Up To TeachersSouth Dakota is one of at least three states, along with Texas and Oklahoma, considering a bill on whether to let teachers decide how much skepticism to work into lessons on contentious scientific topics such as evolution and climate change.
School Districts: Student Walkouts & Campus Violence Must EndIs it political frustration or an excuse to misbehave? Several North Texas schools are seeing a jump the number of student walkouts and campus violence in recent weeks.
Dallas, Irving School Superintendents Warn Against Further WalkoutsAs the angst and anger of present day national politics spills over into the schools, local leaders have had enough.