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Texas Public School Enrollment Topped 5 Million In 2012

Texas says its public school enrollment surged by nearly 20 percent in a decade, enough to officially top 5 million as of the 2012-2013 academic year.

04/01/2014

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Frisco Parents Upset Bus Service Cut Off For Some Students

Parents in Frisco are upset that the school district is no longer offering bus service to a recently rezoned neighborhood.

02/12/2014

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North Texas Schools Announce Make-Up Days

Due to the extreme weather conditions canceling classes across many North Texas school districts over the past months – many school systems will need to schedule make-up days.

02/12/2014

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Imagine 2020 Program Aims To Boost DISD Achievement

The Dallas Independent School District is on a mission to improve student performance and it has a deadline.

CBS 11–02/10/2014

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Feds Grant $20M For Schools Ruined In Fertilizer Blast

A federal agency is granting $20 million to a rural Central Texas town to help rebuild two schools destroyed in last year’s deadly fertilizer plant explosion.

02/10/2014

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North Texas School District Set To Arm Staff Members

Armed staff members will soon be walking the halls of schools in one North Texas school district. The Argyle ISD school board has approved a plan to allow certain teachers and other staff member to carry concealed firearms.

CBSDFW.COM–01/22/2014

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With Flu Spreading, Students Learning Valuable Health Lessons

Keller ISD has stepped up cleaning efforts at all campuses during the flu outbreak. Each day cleaning crews take over classrooms wiping tables, chairs and door knobs

01/14/2014

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Number Of Failing Texas Schools Nearly Doubles

Texas education authorities said the number of schools falling short of minimum standards and placed on the Public Education Grant list doubled from 2012 because of newer, higher standards.

01/09/2014

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Education Emerging As Issue In Abbott-Davis Race

Classrooms in Texas are dramatically changing in 2014. So might education politics in the governor’s race. Republican Greg Abbott and Democrat Wendy Davis continued trading barbs over public schools, despite neither yet unveiling an education platform.

12/11/2013

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Some DISD Schools Go For Second Day Without Heat

Dallas school officials are defending a decision to keep students on campuses without working heat – saying it is better for students to be safe, in cold classrooms, than warm at home, alone.

12/11/2013

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Feds Post Food Allergy Guidelines For Schools

The federal government is issuing its first guidelines to schools on how to protect children with food allergies.

10/30/2013

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Vandals Target Vacant Schools; DISD Adds Security

Vandals have targeted many of the 11 Dallas ISD schools shuttered as a result of budget cuts two years ago.

10/26/2013

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