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DISD Appoints 4 Teachers To Home Rule Charter Commission

DISD has selected the teachers who will serve on the 15 person Home-Rule Charter Commission.

06/06/2014

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Community Concerns After Reports Of Child Abduction Attempts

Fort Worth police are increasing patrols in a north side neighborhood, after three reports of attempted child abductions in the last eight days.

CBS 11–05/23/2014

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North Texans Sound Off On Yelling Vs. Spanking Study

How to discipline or punish children is always a hot topic. Yelling, shouting, and raising your voice…may feel natural. But a new study says those actions should only be used to get a child’s attention.

CBS 11–03/04/2014

Spense Middle School (credit: DISD)

Dallas Middle School Holds Meeting About Suicide Concerns

The suicide of a Spence Middle School student in December followed by what the Dallas ISD said were other “possible suicide attempts” has promoted the school to hold a parents meeting.

CBS 11–02/27/2014

Shivam Sharma, pictured along with parents Asha and Arun, was born just 51 minutes into 2014 at Methodist Mansfield Medical Center. (credit: Methodist Mansfield Medical Center)

DFW Hospitals Welcome New Year’s Babies

Several hospitals across North Texas on Wednesday morning were eager to celebrate the births of their first 2014 babies. Check out some of the newest DFW residents.

01/01/2014

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A Special Holiday Soldier Surprise At North Texas School

A North Texas soldier was on a secret mission Monday. His assignment as to surprise his children by returning home for Christmas — and it was mission accomplished.

CBSDFW.COM–12/16/2013

AURORA, CO - NOVEMBER 13:  Overweight children and their parents participate in group exercise as part of the ShapeDown anti-obesity program for adolescents and children on November 13, 2010 in Aurora, Colorado. The 10-week family-centered weight-loss program held by the Denver area Children's Hospital aims to teach youth and their parents ways to lead a healthier more active lifestyle, as a longer lasting alternative to dieting. Nationally, some 15 percent of children are overweight or obese, as are some 60 percent of adults.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Study: Kids Are Less Fit Than Their Parents Were

An analysis of studies on 250 million children around the world finds they don’t run as fast or as far as their parents did when they were young.

11/19/2013

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North Texas Pee Wee Game Ends With Brawl Off The Field

A dispute over the age of a North Texas pee wee football player turned into a brawl. The fist-to-cuffs incident was one where parents and coaches were the ones acting like children.

CBSDFW.COM–10/31/2013

A man rolls a marijuana joint. (credit: Sion Touhig/Getty Images)

Parents Take Class To Learn How To Spot The Signs Of Drug Use

Parents, not students, got an education on drug use at Highland Park Middle School. The goal was to teach parents how to spot signs of possible drug use in their own homes.

CBS 11–10/22/2013

The soon to be completed Independence High School in Frisco. (credit: CBSDW.COM)

Some Frisco Parents Upset Over New School Boundaries

One subject that will bring the emotions of many a parent to a boil is — school re-zoning. Changing a child’s school district is not what most parents want, but it was a topic on the table in Frisco Monday night.

CBSDFW.COM–10/14/2013

Owen and Emmett before surgery. {Credit: Medical City Children’s Hospital)

Once Conjoined Twins Defying The Odds After Dallas Surgery

“I have two babies… two separate babies!” exclaimed mother Jenni Ezell—with both joy and tears filling her eyes. The emphasis, appropriately enough, is on ‘separate’.

CBS 11–08/29/2013

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Two Free Options Left For Immunizations This Week

Parents whose children need last minute immunizations may visit two places this week to take care of it.

08/25/2013

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