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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
The federal government is issuing its first guidelines to schools on how to protect children with food allergies.
Vandals have targeted many of the 11 Dallas ISD schools shuttered as a result of budget cuts two years ago.
One subject that will bring the emotions of many a parent to a boil is — school re-zoning. Changing a child’s school district is not what most parents want, but it was a topic on the table in Frisco Monday night.
A lot of schools spend countless hours trying to stop bullying. But some question if they are sending the right message. One North Texas researcher thought a study of anti-bullying campaigns would have predictable results — he was wrong.
The McKinney ISD is proposing an increase that would take the district’s tax rate up to the highest level allowed by state law. In a Tax Ratification Election the voters need to approve the increase the school board has already put into place.
The DISD school board is expected to keep Miles in the district’s top job following an investigation that found he violated district policy.