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Fort Worth Mayor Launches Health Initiative

Childhood obesity is a challenge that familes and cities all over the country must face. But in Fort Worth, the mayor has unveiled a plan to get both kids and adults to live healthy.

09/17/2012

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Fort Worth ISD Fights Bullying: “It’s Not Okay”

School districts across North Texas are stepping up initiatives aimed at curbing bullying. The Fort Worth ISD wants to everyone to know that bullying hurts more than just students.

09/07/2012

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North Texans Share Tragic Bullying Stories

Experts say that bullying is a growing trend. In fact, government statistics now show that one in four kids in the United States are bullied on a regular basis.

09/03/2012

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High Hopes As School Year Begins In FWISD

After several weeks of planning, school districts across North Texas are welcoming back students on Monday morning, and the Fort Worth ISD’s new superintendent has high hopes.

08/27/2012

Fort Worth Independent School District Superintendent Walter Dansby (credit: Fort Worth Independent School District)

Familiar Face Now Leading FWISD

The new school year is bringing new leadership to some of the biggest school districts in North Texas. Among them is Fort Worth ISD Superintendent Walter Dansby.

08/27/2012

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Fort Worth ISD Tests School Bus Routes

Bus drivers in the Fort Worth ISD went through one last test of their routes before students started arriving for the first day of classes, to ensure that there were no issues.

08/24/2012

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Fort Worth ISD Launches Parent Hotline

Help is only a phone call away for parents in the Fort Worth ISD who have questions as school gets ready to start again for the new academic year.

08/22/2012

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Few DFW Schools Protect Against West Nile

Football and band practices are already underway at many North Texas schools. And while heat is typically the only health worry, this year also brings the threat of West Nile.

08/09/2012

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High Schoolers Back To Practice In DFW Heat

Many high school students across North Texas will head back to practices for football and band on Monday morning, just as the Metroplex enters its 10th straight day in the triple digit heat.

08/06/2012

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FWISD Chief Wants One-Time Payment For Employees

First the head of the Fort Worth ISD announced a district headquarters shake-up, then the district approved a $600 million budget for the coming school year, now Walter Dansby is out to give a monetary reward all district employees.

06/27/2012

Fort Worth Independent School District Superintendent Walter Dansby (credit: Fort Worth Independent School District)

Fort Worth ISD To Cut More Than 200 Jobs

More than 200 employees of the Fort Worth School District will lose their jobs under a budget-cutting plan aimed at putting a dent in the district’s $41 million projected shortfall this year, school officials announced Tuesday.

05/23/2012

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Students Make Pieces For Main St. Arts Festival

The Main St. Fort Worth Arts Festival is bringing artists of all ages to Cowtown, including some very talented elementary school students.

04/19/2012

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