Plano ISD

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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.


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Armed Guards In Schools: Is It Even Legal?

As school districts across North Texas debate whether or not to hire armed security guards to protect campuses, the state law on whether it is even legal to do so remains unclear.


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Plano ISD Wants Armed Guards In Schools

The Plano ISD wants to be a school safety standout by becoming the largest school district in North Texas with armed guards at every single campus.


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Plano ISD ‘Facilitating’ A New Learning Environment

Students in Plano have applied for a new school unlike any they have ever attended. Academy High School will be a 21st Century learning environment.


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Plano ISD Holding Parent Meetings To Address Teacher Issues

The Plano ISD is holding a series of meetings on Monday to address the concerns of parents regarding teacher issues at Hunt Elementary School.



3 North Texas ISDs Lead “Most Outstanding Debt” List

A total of three North Texas school districts made the state Top 10 list of those with the most outstanding debt. For all but one, the amounts were more than $1 Billion.


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Plano ISD Did Not Notify Police Of Teacher Misconduct

CBS 11 News has learned that Plano school officials never notified Murphy Police about allegations that a teacher molested a student two years ago.

CBS 11–10/18/2012

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Plano ISD Elementary Coach Charged With Child Indecency

A Murphy elementary school teacher and coach is charged with indecency with a child, for several alleged incidents of inappropriately touching a Hunt Elementary School student.

CBS 11–10/17/2012

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New Plano ISD Leader Bringing Big Changes

There is a new look — and a new leader — for public schools in the Plano ISD. Superintendent Richard Matkin thinks that it is time for change in the classroom.


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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.


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Plano Police Put Schools, Parents On Alert

Parents and students at six schools in Plano have been placed on alert regarding suspicious persons approaching children.


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Plano H.S. Teacher Arrested On Sexual Assault Charge

A Plano high school teacher is on administrative leave after being arrested and charged with the sexual assault of a child. Addison Colby Green, a teacher at Shepton High School in Plano, is free on $50,000 bond.