Frisco Independent School District

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New Frisco School Bus Goes Up In Flames, With Students Onboard

It could have been disastrous… a rolling school bus, with two special ed students onboard, catches fire. But quick actions by the driver and a school monitor helped everyone escape unhurt.

CBS 11–11/18/2014

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Some Collin County Parents Stunned By School Redistricting Plans

There are few issues in Frisco that will get people more upset than redrawn school boundaries. A new proposal, dropped in front of parents Monday evening, is sending shock-waves through some homes.

CBSDFW.COM–10/13/2014

Corbell Elementary School in Frisco. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Many Parents Learned Thursday Why A Frisco Principal Quit

Parents knew Corbell Elementary School principal David Wehmeyer suddenly resigned, but were surprised to find out why. According to the Frisco ISD, Wehmeyer quit after police alleged he stole some student medication.

CBS 11–02/13/2014

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Frisco School Board Approves $800 Million Bond Proposal

There has been a major decision in the Frisco Independent School District. Monday night the school board voted to approve a referendum for voters to decide on a nearly $800 million bond proposal.

CBSDFW.COM–02/10/2014

The soon to be completed Independence High School in Frisco. (credit: CBSDW.COM)

Some Frisco Parents Upset Over New School Boundaries

One subject that will bring the emotions of many a parent to a boil is — school re-zoning. Changing a child’s school district is not what most parents want, but it was a topic on the table in Frisco Monday night.

CBSDFW.COM–10/14/2013

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Collin County School District Closes Some Schools To New Students

The Frisco ISD is bursting at the seams. It’s growing so quickly, that for the first time, the school district closed off some elementary schools to new students — weeks before classes even began.

CBS 11–08/26/2013

Frisco ISD new teachers at a welcome to the district event.  The district has hired 425 new teachers for the 2013-2014 school year.  (credit: CBS 11 News)

Fast-Growing Frisco ISD Prepares For Thousands Of New Students

As one of the fastest growing districts in the nation, hundreds of new teachers – and thousands of new students – are expected in Frisco for the 2013-2014 school year.

CBS 11–08/05/2013

Empty school desks sit on a lawn. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Frisco Population Growth Due In Part To School System

Families from across the state and nation are moving to the city of Frisco. While they all have their various reasons for packing up and heading out, many go to the city for one main reason: the schools.

CBS 11–12/12/2012

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Frisco ISD Superintendent To Retire

Dr. Rick Reedy, Superintendent of the Frisco Independent School District, announced his plans to retire this year.

09/12/2012

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Frisco Teacher’s Aide Hit By Lightning, Then Medical Bills

A Frisco teacher’s aide was at work last week when she was struck by lightning, but the most shocking thing happened when the woman tried to pay her medical bills.

03/28/2012

A teacher assists a student in her third-grade class. (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Budget Cuts Force Frisco ISD To Start Classes Earlier

The projected steep state budget cuts will force Frisco elementary school and middle school students to start classes earlier next fall.

05/09/2011

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Academy Students No Longer Juggling School, Soccer

High school senior Boyd “OC” Okwuonu had quite a bit of juggling to do between soccer practice and school.

CBSDFW.COM–11/08/2010