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Gov. Greg Abbott Signs Bill Decriminalizing School Truancy

The failure to attend school — otherwise known as truancy — will no longer be a criminal offense, thanks to Gov. Greg Abbott. Only two states in the U.S. — Texas and Wyoming — send truants to adult criminal court.

06/20/2015

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‘Freedom’ Fries: Texas Repeals Ban On Deep Fryers In Schools

It’s about freedom, not the fries.

06/18/2015

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Texas Notes High-Performing Schools With Low-Income Students

More than 400 Texas schools were recognized for improvements at campuses where at least 40 percent of the students are considered low income.

04/30/2015

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Two Crowley School Buses Crash, Dozens Of Students Injured

Two Crowley ISD school buses have crashed into each other in Fort Worth.

04/27/2015

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Former High School Coach Under Investigation By Denton ISD, Police

A Coach at Denton High School who abruptly resigned last week is under investigation by the school district and police

04/21/2015

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Schools Split On Decision To Close Early

Some districts closed school early, and others decided to keep class in session all day.

02/27/2015

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Closed Schools & Daycare Centers Leave Some Texas Parents Frazzled

In a matter of a few hours, North Texas will be under a second Winter Storm Advisory this week. Now, some frazzled parents are left wondering what to do if school lets out for another day.

CBSDFW.COM–02/24/2015

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Former Prime Prep Superintendent: It’s “A Financial Mess”

Thousands of dollars in taxpayer’s money is going down the drain, according to former superintendent of Prime Prep Academy Ron Price.

01/26/2015

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CDC Study: Teens Not Getting Enough Sleep

Parents, there’s a good chance your teenager isn’t getting nearly enough sleep.

12/11/2014

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Frisco ISD Approves Attendance Zone Changes For New Schools

Families upset after Frisco ISD votes in favor of attendance zone changes in 2015.

12/08/2014

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No Injuries After School Bus Fire On I-35W

A school bus caught fire on I-35 SB near Golden Triangle Wednesday afternoon.

12/03/2014

The North Dallas Youth Program is an non-profit 5013C Organization. (credit: NDYP Facebook)

Thieves Steal Non-Profit Sponsored Football Team’s Gear

The elation of a football championship evaporates into a disaster for a local “Pop Warner” football team.

12/01/2014

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