Education

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Republicans Push To Update Education Law

Sen. Lamar Alexander, the Tennessee Republican who is the incoming chairman of the Senate committee overseeing education, says his top education priority is fixing the landmark Bush-era law.

12/01/2014

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Dallas Counselor Helps Students Find Success

Toni Ferrell is a school counselor at Medlin Middle School in Northwest ISD, where she facilitates academic, and social/emotional interventions and accommodations to assist in students’ success.

12/01/2014

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DFW Lieutenant Says Education Is The Right Path To Success

Today’s law enforcement personnel know that advanced education helps them stay one step ahead of the competition.

12/01/2014

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Teacher Is ‘Living Proof’ That Any Dallas Resident Can Overcome Obstacles

“I am living proof that a person who grows up being told that they are stupid can overcome and not only achieve honor student status, but make a huge difference in children’s lives,” says middle school teacher and published author Beth Fehlbaum.

12/01/2014

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Dallas Pharmacist Fills Prescription For Success

When it comes to career success, one might look at high-level positions as being the hallmark of success. But, as Jacque Borel knows, true career success is doing what you love.

11/24/2014

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Education Puts You Ahead In The World Of Technology, Says Dallas IT Exec

Technology is an ever-evolving field, and those wanting to be part of the change should look to build their education.

11/24/2014

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Police Officer Inspired To Become Positive Role Model In The Dallas Community

Inspired as a child by a Fort Worth police officer, Ivan Gomez decided he also wanted to make a positive difference in his community and address the lack of Hispanic police officers.

11/24/2014

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Texas Auditor Criticizes Program Run By Schools

State Auditor John Keel is criticizing an economic development program run by Texas school districts, saying they’re being passive about checking whether companies actually are creating high-paying jobs as promised.

11/21/2014

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Parents Urged To Talk To Their Children About Sexual Predators

The lengths that two suspected child predators in Hurst would go to are hard for adults to fathom. Which is why when it comes to talking with their kids about predators it’s hard for some parents to know what to say.

CBS 11–11/21/2014

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Amid Outcry, Texas School Board Approves New History Books

Texas’ school board approved new history textbooks Friday for use across the nation’s second-largest state, but only after defeating six and seeing a top publisher withdraw a seventh

11/21/2014

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New Cedar Hill ‘Collegiate Pathway’ Schools Encourage Higher Education

Starting in the fall of 2015, Cedar Hill ISD will open what they’re calling ‘Collegiate Pathway’ schools that will begin with Pre-K.

11/18/2014

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Amid Criticism, Texas Fails To OK New Textbooks

Amid charges of bias from the right and left, the Texas Board of Education has failed to grant preliminary approval for any of the around 100 new history and social studies textbooks up for use in classrooms statewide.

11/18/2014

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