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.
Eight TWU Student-Athletes Hospitalized With Rare ConditionEight student-athletes at TWU have been hospitalized with a potentially dangerous condition. This past weekend the students were all admitted for medical treatment of symptoms related to rhabdomyolysis.
Court Rejects Texas Professors’ Request To Block Campus CarryThe United States District Court for the Western District of Texas has denied a request by three professors to block the enforcement of Texas’ new campus carry law.
Haltom City Student Accused Of Threat With Replica GunA high school student is facing a felony charge after being accused of threatening another student with a replica gun during the first day of classes Monday at Haltom City High School.
Denton ISD Wants To Limit Foot Traffic Across Highway 380Not even five minutes after class was dismissed, a handful of students were spotted running out in front of cars crossing the congested highway.
Plano 4th-Grader Gets Ride To Remember On First Day Of SchoolA Plano mother felt bad when she couldn't be there to take her son to school on his first day. So she found another way to make it special for him.
FWISD Leader Excited About Today & Planning For The FutureThe FWISD Superintendent was on hand today to greet parents and children as they arrived for the first day of school at the new, aboveground Washington Heights Elementary School.
Frisco ISD Faces Funding Vote As Students ReturnChildren are heading back to classes in the Frisco ISD on Monday, but educators, voters and even drivers across the district have a lot on their minds as well, as the new school year begins.
Federal Judge Orders Injunction Against Obama Bathroom DirectiveA federal judge has okayed a preliminary injunction for Texas and a group of states hoping to block a federal rule about public schools and transgender students.
New Schools & New Programs For Dallas ISD StudentsIt's a new school year and there are new schools, programs and changes across the Dallas Independent School District. There are some 160,000 students heading back to Dallas public schools today.

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