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Former Mexican President Vicente Fox and former Canadian Prime Minister Jean Chretien took to the state at the Fort Worth Club to answer questions and discuss leadership. (Credit: CBSDFW.com)

Fort Worth Students Mingle With Former World Leaders

Sunday offered Fort Worth students a rare chance to mingle with two of the world’s most prominent former political leaders.

02/19/2012

Pros: large screen *almost* makes this a laptop computer replacementCons: expensive, won't fit in your pocket, and *almost* isn't always good enough

iPad Changing Lives For Dallas Special Needs Students

In the hands of many kids, high tech gadgets are little more than pricey, plug-in toys. But, at the Notre Dame School of Dallas, which serves special needs students, this same technology is being used to change lives.

02/17/2012

Tangled metal intertwines with charred wood after a fire destroyed the main building of the Selwyn Preparatory School in Denton.

Charred Denton School Rallies Parents, Staff To Move Forward

Students, teachers and parents in Denton will work to put a fire behind them and focus on the future during a Monday night meeting.

01/30/2012

A high school student reacts to getting a meningitis vaccine.

Policy Change Means Students Can Get Free Vaccine

State officials have made a policy change that allows college students to receive a mandated meningitis vaccine for free.

11/19/2011

Children tour Arlington's Central Library on Nov. 10, 2011 as part of a United Way-funded program to promote literacy. (Credit: Joel Thomas/KTVT)

United Way-Funded Program Promotes Literacy Among Arlington Youth

About two dozen wide-eyed four and five year olds filed off of a school bus Thursday on an important field trip. They were taking their first visit to the library, by way of a program that organizers hope will promote literacy.

11/10/2011

A doctor examines the x-rays of a tuberculosis (TB) patient. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

No Active Tuberculosis Cases In Denton Following Tests

It doesn’t look like Denton’s problem with tuberculosis will be near as bad as it was in Ennis.

10/20/2011

Dakota Ary and his mother Holly Pope.

Student’s Homosexuality Comment Leads To Suspension

A Fort Worth high school student says he was suspended from school for expressing his Christian beliefs in class. His teacher, however, saw it differently, labeling the student’s comments about homosexuality as bullying.

09/21/2011

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Young Reader Horror Book Spooking Keller Parents

A book about mystery solving teens is spooking some Keller Middle School parents, and it has nothing to do with meddling kids.

09/13/2011

Young people in hooded tops gather on a street. (credit: Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Local School Districts Paying Cash For Truancy Tips

A program to stop truancy in two North Texas school districts could be a moneymaker for some. Both Arlington and Mansfield are participating in the “You Earn, They Learn. Stop Truancy.” program.

08/22/2011

School lockers at a high school in Houston, Texas. (credit: AP)

Study: Zero Tolerance Discipline Leading To Higher Dropout Rate

More than half of junior high and high school students in Texas will be suspended or expelled before they graduate. A new study ties that high discipline rate to lower graduation rates, and higher crime rates.

07/20/2011

Hundreds of school buses wait in a parking lot. (credit: Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images)

Keller ISD Parents Consider Shuttle Services Instead Of School Buses

Third-party transportation services are reporting an increase in demand just one day after Keller ISD became the first school district in the state to charge parents a flat rate for their children to ride the bus to school.

07/19/2011

Students relax on the lawns of a university campus. (credit: Stephane de Sakutin/AFP/Getty Images)

State University Report Blasts Higher Ed ‘Solutions’

Urging against treating Texas college students like customers “shopping on iTunes or visiting Banana Republic,” a top UT administrator blasted proposed higher education reforms broadly endorsed by Gov. Rick Perry but opposed by faculty statewide.

07/07/2011

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