Schools and Classes

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School District Changes Its Mind, Cancels Classes For Some Students

Snowfall at the worst possible time prompted Midlothian school officials to call off classes for half its students — but only half of them.

CBS 11–02/25/2015

A teacher takes questions from his class. (credit: Chris Hondros/Newsmakers)

Board Member Supports Year-Round School Schedule

If one Dallas Independent School District (DISD) board member has his way students will move to a year-round school schedule. The idea comes from new DISD board member Mike Morath.


Students interact with their teacher during class. (credit: John MacDougall/AFP/Getty Images)

Some Say Class Size Increases Result Of State Budget Cuts

While the state legislature hasn’t been in session for months, North Texas is starting to see some of the side effects from massive education budget cuts.


A student in the Blooming Grove H.S. education cuts music video. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Local Students Make Music Video Addressing Education Funding Crisis

A group of students in a Navarro County town are sending a message to lawmakers in Austin, through music. They want the legislature to balance the state budget without cutting programs and teachers.



Grumpy Mood Proves Beneficial For 16-Year-Old Author

Can grumpy be a good thing? For one 16-year-old Burleson gir, her once-grouchy outlook has turned into a quick-selling new book.