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Natural Gas Service Restored At South Oak Cliff H.S.Natural gas service has been restored at a Dallas ISD high school after an odd smell caused evacuations and made some students sick. South Oak Cliff High School went without natural gas service for more than a day.
Sigma Nu Suspends Texas A&M Chapter After Drug DeathThe Sigma Nu fraternity has suspended all activities of its Kappa Sigma chapter at Texas A&M University following the death of 19-year-old member Anton Gridnev by drug overdose last weekend.
Car Catches Fire After Crashing Into Packed School BusA spokesperson with Fort Worth-based MedStar Emergency Services has confirmed that a school bus carrying dozens of North Texas students has been involved in a crash.
Texas College Students Rally Against Gun Law With Sex ToysHundreds of University of Texas students waved sex toys at a campus rally during the first day of classes, protesting a new state law that allows concealed handguns in college classrooms, buildings and dorms.
Another Day, Another Report Of Gas Smell At South Oak Cliff H.S.The search is on for whatever is creating the smell of natural gas at a Dallas high school. Students at South Oak Cliff High said they smelled gas Tuesday, and Atmos Energy is back at the campus today.
Attack At American University Of Afghanistan In KabulWitnesses at the university said that they heard gunshots and a blast, believed to be the campus gate getting blown open to allow attackers inside. Two professors had recently been kidnapped from the university.
Scores Sagging For High Schoolers Taking ACT TestNearly two-thirds of this year's high school graduates took the ACT college entrance exam, and their scores suggest that many of them remain unprepared for the rigors of college-level coursework.
Students March To New Schools In WestStudents marched to a new school complex in West on Wednesday. The Central Texas town was the site of a fertilizer plant explosion in 2013 that killed 15 people. The new complex includes West High School and West Middle School.
Meet The North Texas Teacher Who Cancelled HomeworkBrandy Young recently sent a letter home with her students informing their parents of her decision and why she is doing away with homework.
Texas Fines Testing Vendor $5.7M, Demands $15M In UpgradesTexas is fining the company that administers statewide standardized tests $5.7 million — and ordering it to invest $15 million in future safeguards — after computer glitches caused problems last academic year.
Former Grand Prairie ISD CFO Indicted For Embezzlement The former Chief Financial Officer for the Grand Prairie Independent School district was arrested Monday on a Federal Indictment by a grand jury and charged with theft.