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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

(credit: CBS 11 News)

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

(credit: CBSDFW.COM)

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.
(credit: DISD)

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

Teachers talk in an empty school hallway as a pupil leaves a classroom. (credit: Boryana Katsarova/AFP/Getty Images)

Many Fort Worth Teachers Unsure Where They Will Go In August

Hundreds of Fort Worth teachers leave their schools this week not knowing when — or if — they’ll return. Major scheduling changes district wide mean new assignments for the teachers, maybe new teaching roles including being moved to substitute teacher.

06/04/2012

Good Citizen Plans=New Car In FWISD

A local business has challenged Fort Worth students to explain how they would improve their hometown.

04/02/2012

(credit: fortworthchamber.com)

Fort Worth School Board President Resigns

The Board of Education president for the Fort Worth Independent School district has resigned. Raymond Dickerson’s last day will be December 8.

12/07/2011

Students work at their desks in front of the empty desk. (credit: Rabih Moghrabi/AFP/Getty Images)

City Leaders Knocking On Doors To Find School Dropouts

This Saturday both the Dallas and Fort Worth Independent School District’s will have city and school leaders out knocking on the doors of possible middle and high school dropouts.

09/09/2011

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