Students and staff members at Macarthur High School in the Irving Independent School District are preparing for a big test. But it has nothing to do with academics.
MacArthur High School is the second high school in Irving where a student has tested for positive for tuberculosis since the start of the 2013 school year.
Macarthur High School in Irving is on high alert after a student tested positive for tuberculosis. This comes on the heels of a similar scare at another Irving high school.
The group of students was offered the free testing because they may have been exposed to TB when they shared a class last spring with a student recently diagnosed with the contagious disease.
An Irving ISD school trustee, who was arrested for shoplifting over the weekend, has resigned. Norma Gonzales allegedly stuck about $184 worth of merchandise in her purse while at a Wal-Mart store.
The Irving ISD named Debbie Cabrera as acting interim superintendent at a special meeting on Friday morning. This comes after Dr. Dana Bedden vacated his position on Monday.
The search for a new Irving Independent School Board Superintendent begins, after Dr. Dana T. Bedden submitted his resignation to the district’s board of trustees
There is new information today about the 17-year-old Irving boy accused of forcing a female classmate into prostitution. Travis Lekas remains in the Dallas County Jail. The Irving Nimitz High School student faces several charges — including one count of compelling prostitution.
Authorities in Irving arrested a high school student after investigators said that the teen had forced a classmate into prostitution.
An Irving ISD custodian was charged with aggravated sexual assault after he impregnated a 14-year-old and gave her pills that led to her baby’s death, police said.
Irving ISD is requesting a state investigation of board member, Steven Jones, over allegations he violated laws and policies governing the district.
The Board of Education for the Irving School district is considering a major shift of its campus ban of firearms.