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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

A teacher assists a student in her third-grade class. (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

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.

07/12/2014

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Dallas Part Of Push To Keep Incoming College Students On Track

School districts in Dallas, Chicago, Miami, Minnesota and West Virginia are among those using text messages to keep aspiring college students on track.

07/06/2014

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Fort Worth ISD Loses Another Top Official, More Resignations Coming

Two days after Fort Worth’s school superintendent offered his resignation, another of the district’s top officials has stepped down.

06/04/2014

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DISD Home Rule Debate Heats Up

The Dallas ISD Board of Trustees heard presentations from the two groups of people on the forefront of the home rule debate, Thursday night.

05/22/2014

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Religious Beliefs & Seminary Admission Policy Sparks Debate

Dissent continues among some students and alumni from the Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth. The mix in opinions is over a devout Muslim student who has been allowed to be a doctoral student in the Archeology program.

CBS 11–05/21/2014

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Elementary School Creates Shadow Box Of Tornado Memories

An EF-3 twister touched down in Cleburne on May 15, 2013. One block, in a residential neighborhood, was particularly hard hit. In the middle of the downed power lines and debris from shattered homes sat a school.

CBS 11–05/15/2014

John Reed's death lead to a demand from many in the community that the Kerens Independent School District do more to address the issue of bullying in the schools. (credit: CBS 11 News)

Parents: Kerens ISD Won’t Address Bullying

Family and friends of a eighth grader who committed suicide say he was bullied.

05/11/2014

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