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Texas School District Makes Switch To 4-Day School WeekThe weekend will start a day early for children in a Texas school district that's adopted a four-day week.
Texas Health Officials Wary Of Rise In Unvaccinated StudentsA rise in the number of Texas students who forgo vaccinations is troubling public health officials and runs contrary to efforts in California and elsewhere to ensure students get immunized.
Moms Upset After Late Class Dismissal Results In Kids Walking HomeTwo Fort Worth mothers are waiting to meet with administrators at Morningside Middle School. Their daughters missed the bus that would have taken them home on Wednesday.
UIL Robotics ProgramHigh school students creating robotics will compete for a new championship title after the launch of a pilot program at Texas schools.
Frisco ISD Board Unanimously Approves Attendance Zone ChangesIt's official, some students in the Frisco Independent School District now know they will be attending new schools next year. Monday night, Frisco ISD trustees finalized new attendance boundaries.
A Major Overhaul Of No Child Left Behind Is In The WorksA major overhaul of the No Child Left Behind Act is in the works. This week the House passed the new Every Student Succeeds Act; and the Senate is expected to vote on the act next week.
Frisco ISD Board of Trustees Talk About RezoningThe Frisco ISD Board of Trustees held a workshop tonight to address rezoning students at 16 schools across the city.
Students Safe After Ferguson Educational Center Lockdown EndsA lockdown at Ferguson Educational Center in Arlington lasted about an hour and half while police were engaged in a stand-off situation with a suspected bank robber outside the school.
UT Professors Say 'No' To Allowing CHL Holders In Most Campus FacilitiesProfessors at the University of Texas at Austin have voted unanimously against allowing concealed handgun license holders to carry weapons in most campus facilities.
Students At Texas School 'Chat It Up' With Space Station AstronautsIt was truly an out of this world experience for students at Fort Worth's Daggett Montessori School. Children had the chance to take part in a very special Q&A with an astronaut aboard the International Space Station.
Frisco ISD Proposes New Boundary MapsThe Frisco ISD unveiled proposed zoning changes on Monday, adjusting the boundary maps for the district.
STAAR Tests To Get Less Time-Consuming In Grades 3 To 8State-mandated exams are getting shorter for Texas students in grades 3 to 8. The Legislature this session approved a requirement that STAAR tests be less time-consuming for young students.

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