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New SAT: The Essay Portion Is To Become Optional

Essay optional. No penalties for wrong answers. The SAT college entrance exam is undergoing sweeping revisions. Changes in the annual test that millions of students take will also do away with some vocabulary words.

03/05/2014

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DISD Eighth-Graders Witness 50th JFK Commemoration

A group of DISD students had an up close look at the ceremony honoring JFK, Friday. Eighth-graders from Kennedy-Curry Middle School wrote essays about the life, legacy and lessons the President left behind.

CBS 11–11/22/2013

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FWISD Offers Students A Car For The Right Words

With the right words, one Fort Worth high school senior will win a brand new car. Everyday a shiny new 2013 Honda Civic sits on campus and steals the attention of students at Western Hills High School.

CBSDFW.COM–03/06/2013