Irving ISD

Dr. Dana T. Bedden, former Irving ISD Superintendent (courtesy: Irving ISD)

Irving Superintendent Resigns, School Board Considers Replacement

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

07/01/2013

Travis Lekas (credit: Irving Police Department)

Irving Police Believe Teen May Have Other Sex Trafficking Victims

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.

CBSDFW.COM–05/15/2013

Travis Lekas (credit: Irving Police Department)

Irving Teen Arrested For Sex Trafficking

Authorities in Irving arrested a high school student after investigators said that the teen had forced a classmate into prostitution.

05/15/2013

Mugshot of Mauricio Hernandez. (credit: Irving Police Dept.)

Custodian Who Impregnated14-Year-Old Fired

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.

04/23/2013

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Irving School Board Member Reprimanded, Accused Of Bullying District Employees

Irving ISD is requesting a state investigation of board member, Steven Jones, over allegations he violated laws and policies governing the district.

CBS 11–04/01/2013

School Crossing

Irving ISD Considers Guns On Campus

The Board of Education for the Irving School district is considering a major shift of its campus ban of firearms.

CBS 11–04/01/2013

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Active Shooter Drill Conducted At Irving School

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.

03/29/2013

Diana Gonzalez, age 13 (credit: Lamar Middle School)

Deadly Weekend I-30 Crash Claims Another Young Life

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.

CBS 11–01/28/2013

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US Government Orders Equal Opportunity On The Playing Field

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.

CBS 11–01/25/2013

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School Districts Sharing Safety Protocols In Light Of Connecticut Shooting

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.

12/14/2012

A man shows a handful of the U.S. pennies. (credit: Getty Images/Jim Watson/AFP)

Irving School Collecting ‘Cents For Sandy’

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.

10/31/2012

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Irving ISD Set To Begin Anonymous Tip Service

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.

05/16/2012

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