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High School Literary List Causes Kerfuffle With Parents

Sex… profanity… rape. Those are just three of the controversial subjects many parents in the Highland Park Independent School District don’t want their children reading about in school.

09/09/2014

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School Cell Phone Tower Proposal Shot Down By Parents

Parents at one DISD school squashed a plan to put a cell phone tower on top of the building. It’s not a novel idea for the district; DISD has 17 active contracts for service providers to install equipment on property.

CBS 11–09/08/2014

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Southlake Police Arrest Ex-Student For Alleged Threats

The Southlake Department of Public Safety said a former Carroll Independent School District student was arrested Tuesday after allegedly sending threatening messages via social media to a current student at Carroll Senior High School.

09/02/2014

The Galbraiths claim this photo of their child duct taped to his sleeping mat was texted to them while in the care of Heart2Heart Montessori school. (credit: Galbraith family)

Willow Park School Sued, Accused Of Duct Taping Children For Punishment

A Parker County family has filed suit against a private school accusing one of its teachers of abuse.

08/26/2014

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Teachers Fill Classrooms By ‘Crowdfunding’

Some public school teachers have resorted to an unconventional method of gaining funds to stock their classrooms with supplies.

08/25/2014

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Keller ISD Board Asks Voters To Allow Debt

The Keller ISD school board approved a plan Tuesday night to add a nearly $170 million bond to its November ballot

08/12/2014

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90 Percent Of School Districts Met Texas’ Standard

The Texas Education Agency says 90 percent of districts and 85 percent of schools statewide meet the state’s minimum education standards, and many earned distinctions.

08/08/2014

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Texas Needs Extra Year For New Teacher Evaluations

Texas will need an extra year to unveil a new teacher evaluation system that’s required as the state seeks relief from some curriculum standards mandated by No Child Left Behind.

07/23/2014

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Back To School Study Tips For Teens

Help your kids make the most of their time when they head back to school with these 5 study tips.

07/21/2014

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Time-Saving Tips For Healthy School Lunches

With creative planning and the right containers, packing a quick and healthy lunch can be as easy as ABC and 123!

07/21/2014

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5 Back To School Things Teachers Would Love Your Help With

Seasoned instructors share the essentials for your child’s transition back to the classroom.

07/21/2014

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Appeals Court: Texas Can Use Race In Admissions

A federal appeals court panel ruled Tuesday that the University of Texas can continue using race in its undergraduate admissions, a year after the U.S. Supreme Court sent the case back to a lower court.

07/15/2014

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