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Hundreds of Plano ISD students participate in science fair. (credit: pisd.edu)

Vendor Pleads Guilty To Defrauding North Texas School District

A security contractor has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to defraud a suburban North Texas school district out of millions of dollars. A U.S. Attorney’s statement issued Tuesday says Carol Ann LaRue has pleaded guilty to one conspiracy count.

06/24/2014

(Source: CBSDFW.COM)

Mayor Says DISD Is Putting City At A Disadvantage

It’s a battle of words. Mayor Mike Rawlings says the DISD is putting his city at a disadvantage. As an example Rawlings points to companies like Toyota. This week, the automaker announced it is moving its U.S. headquarters to Plano.

CBSDFW.COM–04/30/2014

(credit: CBS 11 News)

Fight After Collin County Football Game Ends With 2 Arrests

Friday night lights turned into a Friday night fistfight. Now, police are investigating an ugly brawl that happened at a Plano Whataburger restaurant.

CBSDFW.COM–11/04/2013

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Plano ISD Considers Property Tax Hike Election

Plano residents may be looking at a property tax election this fall. The Plano ISD wants a tax hike that so high, it would automatically trigger an election.

CBS 11–08/07/2013

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New Plano ISD Security Plan Includes Mobile Panic Buttons

Administrators in the Plano Independent School District have decided on a new plan to keep students safe in schools. While the human security presence will be increased the district is also taking a digital approach.

CBSDFW.COM–07/16/2013

(credit: Plano Police Department)

Accused Plano Man Shown Giving Cash To Kids

A Plano man accused of child molestation and free on bond has posted some disturbing video online.

12/04/2012

(credit: Plano Police Department)

Plano ISD Had Concerns Of Teen Mentor Prior To Arrest

Documents obtained by CBS 11 show the Plano Independent School District had concerns about a man who is now accused of indecency with students involved in his mentoring organization.

11/29/2012

(credit: Plano Police Department)

Plano Student Mentor Arrested For Indecency Charge With Teens

A man who ran an organization for troubled kids in Plano is facing indecency charges involving children.

11/07/2012

(credit: Collin Co. Sheriff's Dept.)

Changes Come To Plano ISD School After Teacher Arrest

A campus-wide parents meeting following the arrest of a coach and teacher on indecency with a child has brought changes to Plano ISD’s Hunt Elementary School.

10/26/2012

In this photo illustration, candy canes are seen sprawled across a table. (credit: MLeWallpapers.com)

Supreme Court Refuses To Hear ‘Candy Cane’ Case

The U.S. Supreme Court says it will not review a lower court’s decision that two North Texas elementary school principals have immunity from liability for stopping students from handing out Christian candy cane pens.

06/11/2012

A teacher prepares her classroom. (credit: Dave Einsel/Getty Images)

Plano School Board Unanimously Approves Transfer Plan

The Plano School Board voted unanimously Tuesday night to transfer 172 students from overcrowded Huffman Elementary to Brinker, Haggar and Centennial –– all of which are higher ranking elementary schools.

03/06/2012

A teacher takes questions from his class. (credit: Chris Hondros/Newsmakers)

Plano ISD Transfer Decision Proves Controversial Among Parents

A heated meeting is expected between parents of Plano students and the district’s superintendent Monday night over a decision to transfer students from a low-income apartment complex to their school.

03/05/2012

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