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School District Looking Into Campus Fights Posted On Facebook

Schoolyard fights are nothing new. While most last just seconds they can now live forever online. A Facebook page called “Fort Worth Fights,” was created last year and spotlights fight after fight taking place at different Fort Worth ISD schools.

CBS 11–01/15/2014

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FWISD Debuts Documentary To Remember JFK Assassination

Fort Worth ISD is remembering the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy with a short documentary.

CBS 11–11/15/2013

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

Voters Approve $490 Million FWISD Bond Package

Voters had no problem passing a Fort Worth ISD bond proposal worth nearly $500 million. They approved all three parts of the package that includes money for new classrooms, technology upgrades and new school buses.

CBSDFW.COM–11/06/2013

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Fort Worth ISD Considering $490 Million Bond Issue

Fort Worth schools are in need of some major upgrades – upgrades to the tune of $490 million, according to the district.

CBS 11–08/23/2013

Photo of the lights on a school bus. (credit: Larry W. Smith/Getty Images)

North Texas School Bus Accident Sends Students To Hospital

Six North Texas school children are being treated for injuries after their school bus collided with another vehicle.

05/07/2013

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I-Team: Small Schools Forced To Cut Security Measures

In theory, having a security officer or monitor at every school sounds like a great idea; but public funding and budgets make that nearly impossible.

CBS 11–03/26/2013

A student in math class. (credit: Getty Images/Christopher Furlong)

FWISD Making Changes To Boost Low STAAR Test Results

Fort Worth’s school district knew when it scored low marks on a crucial statewide academic test it would have to rush to make improvements.

CBS 11–03/18/2013

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Volunteer Citizen Patrols Will Add Security To FWISD Schools

The Fort Worth Police Department on Friday will announce a new program to add more security in schools without increasing the numbers of uniformed officers on campus.

CBS 11–03/06/2013

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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

From a Dallas Independent School District drill developed to help deal with a security threat at school.
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North Texas Districts Review Safety Plans After School Shooting

A tragedy like the one that hit the small Connecticut town of Newtown underscores the concern of parents everywhere that their community may not be immune to senseless violence.

CBS 11–12/14/2012

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Grant Money Will Improve Fort Worth After School Programs

Fort Worth is one of nine in the country to receive a $760,000 grant for after school programs.

CBS 11–10/18/2012

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Fort Worth ISD Announces New Job Opportunities

There are some new job opportunities in the Fort Worth Independent School District. Tuesday afternoon administrators announced that they are now hiring teachers and other workers from outside the district.

CBSDFW.COM–08/07/2012

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