TEA Says Texas High School Graduates Aren't Ready For CollegeStudents across Texas are learning that a high school diploma doesn’t always equate to college readiness.
Parents Get Books Suspended From High School Reading ListThere have been seven books suspended from Highland Park schools. The action was taken because a group of parents wanted them off school reading lists. They say the content isn't age appropriate.
5 Things High School Seniors Can Do To Prepare For CollegeSenior year in high school is a time of choices, changes, and transitions. It’s also a time of hard work, where students aren’t just focusing on the schoolwork at hand, but also getting ready for college.
H.S. Seniors United By Lost Wallet & Act Of KindnessA lost wallet sparked a new friendship in North Texas. When Cedar Hill High School senior Kalen Stimpson lost her wallet she never imagined getting it back or that another high school senior would be her hero.
Texas Parents Going Through The Back-To-School 'Drills'In just three short weeks North Texas schools will be back in session. That means most parents are busy updating vaccination records and doing the ‘get ready drill.’
Former H.S. Teacher Accused Of Having Sex With StudentsAuthorities in Haltom City are releasing information about the indictment and arrest of a former high school teacher, accused of having sex with at least four students. Former Haltom High School computer technology teacher Tonya Flink was arrested in December.
Business Group Pushes Changes To STAAR Tests A top business group called Wednesday for easing Texas' tough new high school graduation standards amid widespread outcry over the set of standardized tests known as STAAR.
Bill Would Let Students Earn Tuition With Community ServiceSome good news for Texas families worried about paying for college. A bill filed in the state legislature would give high school students the opportunity to earn tuition credit for doing certain community service work.
Local H.S. Debate Team Returns After Sandy DelaysA group of North Texas high schooler’s stranded in New York City by Hurricane Sandy is finally back home. There were plenty of hugs and a few tears as the teens from Bishop Lynch High School arrived.
Survey: Colleges Check Applicant's Facebook PagesGetting into college is already a challenge for many students, and now they have something else to be concerned about.
Local School Districts Paying Cash For Truancy TipsA program to stop truancy in two North Texas school districts could be a moneymaker for some. Both Arlington and Mansfield are participating in the “You Earn, They Learn. Stop Truancy.” program.
College-Bound North Texas Teens Defy Odds & Promise Even MoreHundreds of North Texas high school students recently celebrated a major achievement. During a ceremony at SMU, some 200 students not only declared where they were going to college, but also made a commitment to graduate.