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Texas School Funding Trial Resumes After Holidays

A state budget expert testified Monday about the scope of the projected budget deficit Texas faced when the Legislature slashed public school spending by nearly $5.4 billion.

01/07/2013

School lockers at a high school in Houston, Texas. (credit: AP)

Plano ISD Considering Boosting Security At Schools

Safety and security of students and teachers are top of mind in the aftermath of the shooting tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut.

12/21/2012

Teachers talk in an empty school hallway as a pupil leaves a classroom. (credit: Boryana Katsarova/AFP/Getty Images)

Dallas ISD Task Force Reviewing Campus Security Measures

After last week’s deadly school shooting in Connecticut the Dallas Independent School District (DISD) has taken additional steps to make sure every school in the district is safe.

CBSDFW.COM–12/21/2012

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School Districts Sharing Safety Protocols In Light Of Connecticut Shooting

After the tragic Connecticut school shooting that left 20 elementary school children dead, school districts across North Texas are sharing their safety protocols with parents.

12/14/2012

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

Frisco Population Growth Due In Part To School System

Families from across the state and nation are moving to the city of Frisco. While they all have their various reasons for packing up and heading out, many go to the city for one main reason: the schools.

CBS 11–12/12/2012

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Education Secretary In Dallas As Part Of Grant Competition

Dallas Independent School District officials are playing host to an education dignitary Tuesday.

11/27/2012

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

Texas Schools Take Their Case To Court — Again

The sweeping school finance lawsuit going to trial Monday in Austin isn’t only about money.

10/21/2012

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DISD Board Reviews Miles’ Improvement Plan

The Dallas School Board is receiving its first look at Superintendent Mike Miles’ improvement list for area schools.

10/11/2012

New Dallas Independent School District superintendent talks with CBS 11 News on his first official day on the job. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

New DISD Super Miles Has Homework For Top Brass

New Dallas ISD Superintendent Mike Miles is giving himself and his top administrators a major assignment to improve the quality of education and how the district works.

10/09/2012

Students read books in an elementary school. (credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

More State Schools Giving $ To “Robin Hood” Finance System

A record number of Texas school districts now have to give up money to the state. According to the Texas Education Agency, an additional 23 state school districts are now considered property wealthy.

CBSDFW.COM–09/12/2012

Before sitting in the Oval Office, many former presidents worked in the classroom as schoolteachers including John Adams, James Garfield, Chester Arthur and Lyndon Johnson.

48 Percent Of Texas Schools Fail Federal Standards

Nearly half of Texas public and charter schools failed to meet federal accountability standards based on the No Child Left Behind Law.

08/08/2012

Mike Miles, the lone finalist for superintendent of the Dallas Independent School District. (Credit: Jay Gormley/KTVT)

Many Dallas ISD Administrators Will Have To Reapply For Jobs

Newly hired Dallas Schools Superintendent Mike Miles is completing his revamped School Leadership Team, and it does not include a large number of DISD administrators who anticipated being re-hired under the plan.

06/27/2012

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