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John Reed's death lead to a demand from many in the community that the Kerens Independent School District do more to address the issue of bullying in the schools. (credit: CBS 11 News)

Parents: Kerens ISD Won’t Address Bullying

Family and friends of a eighth grader who committed suicide say he was bullied.

05/11/2014

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Frisco ISD Easily Passes $775M Bond

By a better than three to one margin, voters in the Frisco ISD passed a $775-million school bond.

05/11/2014

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VIDEO: DISD Superintendent Lays Out Pay For Performance Plan

Pay teachers for experience and their education or the performance of their students. Thursday night the Dallas ISD superintendent laid out a plan to completely overhaul how the district’s teachers earn their wages.

CBS 11–05/08/2014

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DISD Debating Teacher ‘Pay For Performance’ Plan

In the Dallas Independent School District, some believe teacher pay should be tied to the performance of the students. But does linking pay and performance really lead to the right result?

CBSDFW.COM–05/05/2014

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Misappropriation Of Funds Suspected At Prime Prep Academy

The current superintendent of Prime Prep Academy, the school founded by former Dallas Cowboy Deion Sanders is asking the FBI to look into prior spending at the school.

04/30/2014

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Mayor Says DISD Is Putting City At A Disadvantage

It’s a battle of words. Mayor Mike Rawlings says the DISD is putting his city at a disadvantage. As an example Rawlings points to companies like Toyota. This week, the automaker announced it is moving its U.S. headquarters to Plano.

CBSDFW.COM–04/30/2014

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Abbott: Pay Teachers Bonuses For High Exam Scores

Republican Greg Abbott says that as Texas governor he would seek bonuses for high school teachers whose students perform well on college readiness exams.

04/23/2014

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Police Activity In Area Causes Lockdown At Euless Trinity HS

On Friday afternoon a lockdown went into effect at Euless Trinity high school due to police activity in the area near the school.

04/18/2014

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Opponents To Speak Against Home Rule Proposal

A group of North Dallas education advocates is scheduled to speak today against the home rule proposal.

CBS 11–04/17/2014

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Wendy Davis Attacks Greg Abbott’s Pre-K Education Plan

It’s an education plan being proposed for 4-year-olds and one candidate for Texas governor says it doesn’t pass the test.

CBS 11–04/15/2014

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Bomb Threat Made Against Highland Park HS Deemed Not Credible

The school communicated via the emergency notification system that they are investigating the threat, and says a search is underway.

04/15/2014

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Dallas Technology Guru Says Advanced Degree Fuels His Travel-Heavy Career

World traveler Chris Spivey worked as a salesman for a large corporation, but wanted to move up to management. He sought an advanced degree which did the trick.

04/14/2014

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