Grand Prairie ISD

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GPISD School Inspected For Shelter Use

The push to house hundreds of unaccompanied children in shelters across North Texas could come down to a key visit to a vacant school in Grand Prairie on Friday.

07/18/2014

Young boys sleep in a holding cell where hundreds of mostly Central American immigrant children are being processed and held by U.S. Customs and Border Protection. (credit: Ross D. Franklin-Pool/Getty Images)

Judge Acknowledges Possible Unaccompanied Children Housing Delays

Dallas County Commissioners Court Judge Clay Jenkins says he knows he set an ambitious goal: By the end of this month, bring to Dallas County two thousand unaccompanied children from Central America who crossed the Texas border illegally.

CBS 11–07/10/2014

Blood samples are seen in a hospital testing for tuberculosis. (credit: RODGER BOSCH/AFP/Getty Images)

Grand Prairie High School Students To Be Tested For TB

Health officials are preparing to test nearly 200 Grand Prairie high school students after learning one may have been exposed to Tuberculosis.

CBS 11–05/14/2014

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Middle School Teacher Fired Amid Bullying Allegations

A Grand Prairie teacher has been fired amid allegations she berated and bullied students preparing for the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) test.

CBSDFW.COM–02/04/2014

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Most North Texas ISD’s & College Campuses Closed Friday

Several of North Texas’ largest school districts and college campuses have decided to cancel classes Friday.

CBSDFW.COM–12/05/2013

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Grand Prairie Students Playing Mariachi Music

It has been shown that getting kids into fine arts can help build up confidence and boost overall learning. And students in the Grand Prairie ISD are now getting a chance to let their music skills flourish in a mariachi class.

09/30/2013

Mugshot of former Grand Prairie teacher Tammy Lowe, who is accused in the hit and run death of a 6-year-old boy. (credit: Dallas County Jail)

Bond Posted For Hit & Run Suspect, Apology Issued

The teacher arrested for the hit and run death of a 6-year-old boy is out of jail and has issued an apology. Tammy Lowe was released from the Dallas County Jail just before 11a.m.

CBSDFW.COM–02/04/2013

Tammy Lowe

Hit & Run Suspect’s Sister Comments On Arrest

The driver suspected of hitting and killing a 6-year-old boy in Grand Prairie turned herself in to police on Tuesday. Now, the suspect’s sister is talking about the arrest.

01/30/2013

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Grand Prairie Band Director Arrested For Student Relationship

The band director at Grand Prairie High School is facing criminal charges, after he allegedly had improper relations with a former student.

10/26/2012

A teacher prepares her classroom. (credit: Dave Einsel/Getty Images)

Grand Prairie ISD Alters Special Needs Education Plan

Going back to school can be awkward for any child, but the parents of special needs children are particularly aware of that discomfort.

08/17/2011