September Arguments Set For Texas School Finance CaseThe Texas Supreme Court has set a September 1 date to hear the massive school finance case that has entangled the Legislature and hundreds of school districts for several years.
School Cop Accused Of Demanding To Smell Woman's SocksA 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.
Start Of A New Trend? Florida School District Opts Out Of State TestsAfter a Florida school district votes to opt out of state standardized testing, parents question if it could happen in Texas.
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.
Vendor Pleads Guilty To Defrauding North Texas School DistrictA 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.
Another Battle In The DISD ‘Home Rule’ FightThe 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.
DISD Petition Looking To Create Home-Rule DistrictIf 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.
Does Making Up Snow Days Matter? Study Says NoEven 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.
Active Shooter Training For School District PoliceIt’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.
Voters Approve $490 Million FWISD Bond PackageVoters 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.
Fort Worth ISD Board Approves Proposition For ImprovementsFort 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.
Results Of Keller ISD Survey Could Mean Changes In DistrictThe 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.