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.
The Irving ISD was closed on Friday, but one campus was still buzzing with emergency officials, staff members and student volunteers as an active shooter drill was conducted.
The parents of two sisters who died in a car crash Sunday pulled their six-year-old son off life support after he spent all night in extremely critical condition at Cook Children’s in Fort Worth.
The U-S Department of Education has issued a directive to the nation’s schools requiring that disabled children be given the same access to athletic programs as any other student.
After the tragic Connecticut school shooting that left 20 elementary school children dead, school districts across North Texas are sharing their safety protocols with parents.
Students at Thomas Haley Elementary School are beginning a campaign to raise money for the victims of Sandy. The school has been down this road before with rewarding results.
The Irving ISD will soon have a new service aimed at preventing bullying and violence on campuses. The ‘Talk About It’ service will allow students to anonymously notify or seek help from school staff members.
In hopes of bringing in more revenue, the Irving Independent School district has joined a national advertising network specifically for schools. The hope is to sell corporate ad space for hundreds of thousands of dollars a year.
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