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School Cop Accused Of Demanding To Smell Woman’s Socks

A Texas school district police officer has been charged with misdemeanor official oppression after he was accused of demanding to smell the socks and underwear of a woman he had stopped.

10/27/2014

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Start Of A New Trend? Florida School District Opts Out Of State Tests

After a Florida school district votes to opt out of state standardized testing, parents question if it could happen in Texas.

08/29/2014

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Districts Debate Merits Of Master’s For Teachers

Efforts to eliminate extra pay for teachers who earn advanced degrees are gaining momentum in a small but growing number of U.S. schools.

07/12/2014

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

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Another Battle In The DISD ‘Home Rule’ Fight

The Home Rule fight at Dallas ISD is on the brink of its next battle. A group that wants to turn DISD into a charter district says it has enough support to move the war to the people — at the polls.

CBSDFW.COM–05/14/2014

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DISD Petition Looking To Create Home-Rule District

If you’re a voter heading to the polls in Dallas Tuesday, you may be asked to sign a petition involving the Dallas Independent School District. If you sign, you would be supporting a change in how the district is run and who’s in charge.

CBSDFW.COM–03/03/2014

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Does Making Up Snow Days Matter? Study Says No

Even in the midst of the pure joy that kids call `a snow day,’ lurks the reality that the cancelled classes will one day come at a cost.

CBS 11–02/12/2014

From a Dallas Independent School District drill developed to help deal with a security threat at school.
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Active Shooter Training For School District Police

It’s after school, but Dallas Independent School Distirct’s police force is still at work, learning how to confront an armed individual. In a training exercise, each officer takes their turn facing a suspect alone.

CBS 11–12/10/2013

Empty school desks sit on a lawn. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Voters Approve $490 Million FWISD Bond Package

Voters had no problem passing a Fort Worth ISD bond proposal worth nearly $500 million. They approved all three parts of the package that includes money for new classrooms, technology upgrades and new school buses.

CBSDFW.COM–11/06/2013

Arlington Heights High School in Fort Worth. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Fort Worth ISD Board Approves Proposition For Improvements

Fort Worth’s school board decided to put nearly half a billion dollars worth of projects on a ballot in November. Voters will have several choices to make — not only about how much they’ll spend but what they’ll spend it on.

CBS 11–08/23/2013

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Results Of Keller ISD Survey Could Mean Changes In District

The Keller school district may be shifting gears after the results of a survey revealed residents think they need to boost some areas of course instruction.

CBSDFW.COM–06/25/2013

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Lancaster ISD Police Chief Facing 5 Felony Charges

The police chief of the Lancaster ISD has been indicted on five felony charges. Keith Wilkerson is accused of a number of charges including, sexual assault, insurance fraud and official oppression.

CBSDFW.COM–03/01/2013

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