Irving ISD

A doctor examines the x-rays of a tuberculosis (TB) patient. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

After Positive Test, Irving ISD School Holding TB Meeting

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.

CBS 11–10/21/2013

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

Tuberculosis Scare At Another Irving School

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.

10/21/2013

A nurse prepares a dose of the measles vaccine. (credit: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

100 Irving High School Students Tested For TB

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.

CBS 11–09/18/2013

Norma Callejas Gonzales (credit: Irving Police Dept.)

Irving School Board Trustee Resigns After Shoplifting Charge

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.

CBSDFW.COM–08/06/2013

Debbie Cabrera (credit: Irving Independent School District)

Irving ISD Names Acting Interim Superintendent

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.

07/05/2013

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

(credit: Irving ISD)

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

(credit: Bud Gillett/KTVT/KTXA)

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

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