The sounds of construction have quickly been replaced with the sounds of frustration. In south Fort Worth the first week of school is a big mess. Road construction is creating a lot of chaos.
Residents say the chaos happens like clockwork – a North Texas school zone turns into a danger zone twice a day. Neighbors describe a Wild, Wild West type of situation outside Spence Middle School.
School starts on Monday and to make sure things go as smooth as possible, members of the Dallas Independent School District took time to test their school bus routes, before student’s head back to classes.
The Arlington Independent School District is opening up the campus transfer process. The board of trustees voted to open most schools to transfers for students inside and outside district boundaries.
A 60-year-old North Texas woman is headed to prison for dealing drugs. Deborah Peterson was accused of being in possession of a significant amount of drugs near a school.
The Lewisville ISD school board has voted to rezone the area south of Highway 121 and north of Parker Road. Students there will now attend classes in The Colony and the decision has upset a lot of people.
The city announced this week that the speed limit on certain streets will change.
Two kids were hit by vehicles outside of Truett Elementary School in less than a week. Now, parents are wondering how to keep their kids safe.
They all survived but a DeSoto couple whose two sons, ages seven and ten, were seriously hurt, are now pushing the city to take action.
Summer is unoficially over because today most public schools in North Texas are back in session.
The statewide ban on hand held cell phones in school zones resumes August 23.