Several North Texas Schools Close Due To Power OutageWith severe weather blowing through North Texas overnight, several schools across the North Texas area were left without power Wednesday morning.
Changes Made After STAAR Test Problems Last YearStudents across North Texas are taking the STAAR test on Tuesday. It has been one year since problems plagued the standardized test, and nearly $20 million worth of changes were made.
Tips To Help Students Manage STAAR Test StressStudents in schools across Texas will be taking the STAAR test on Tuesday, and this can come with a lot of stress and anxiety. Those are two emotions that you do not want kids to feel on an important testing day.
Music Teacher Says Jam Sessions Help Kids GraduateRodney Dittmar is the modern band director at Seagoville High School, and on any given day you can find him a leading a group of students in cover songs from band like AC/DC, The Cranberries and Carlos Santana.
STAAR Testing Returns Along With AnxietySick with worry. That’s how some students across North Texas and the state greet each round of the high stakes state school assessment dubbed STAAR.
Mansfield City Council Discusses Alcohol Sales Near Legacy HighThe Mansfield City Council tonight will discuss whether a grocery store near Legacy High School should be allowed to sell alcohol.
Most Little Elm ISD School Buses Damaged By HailSchool buses in Little Elm are running on a delay Monday morning after a hail storm on Sunday night left more than half of the fleet out of commission. Dozens of vehicles were damaged by large hail.
TEA Hope Improvements Help Avoid Problems During STAAR TestingTexas Education Agency officials claim recent improvements should help avoid problems as STAAR testing begins this week.
Survey: 15-Percent Of Women On UT Campus Report Being RapedA soon-to-be-released survey of University of Texas undergraduates reports that 15 percent of women reported being raped on the flagship Austin campus.
NAACP Files Lawsuit To Close "Sick" School Until District Finds AnswersStudents and staff at Nichols Junior High in Arlington have been saying that something in the school has been making them sick: Now, the Arlington NAACP has filed a lawsuit asking a judge to shutter the school until the district can provide answers.
'Hidden Figures' Author Shetterly Receives Literary PrizeAn author whose book was the basis for the Oscar-nominated movie "Hidden Figures" has won an award for writing literature that promotes diversity and confronts racism.
Chaos Amid Protest At Cleburne High SchoolStudent protests at Cleburne High School Wednesday afternoon, over the departure of several staff members, ended with an evacuation and a teen's arrest.

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