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SMU Taking Steps To Once Again Be Title IX Compliant

Southern Methodist University is taking steps to return federal compliance after being found in violation of sex assault and anti-harassment guidelines. SMU is vowing to return to compliance by Thursday night.

CBS 11–12/11/2014

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Texas Denied Grants For Pre-K Funding

The federal government has denied Texas in the state’s application for up to $120 million in grants that would have helped to pay for pre-kindergarten programs.

12/11/2014

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Denton ISD Says New Grading Policy Working, Some Parents Disagree

It’s less than a semester into the Denton Independent School District’s new grading policy and some parents are giving it an “F”.

CBS 11–12/09/2014

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North Texas H.S. Determined To Enroll Every Senior In College

The senior class at Haltom High School is working on something no other senior class has done before, at this campus.

CBS 11–12/04/2014

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Vandals Tag W.T. White High School With Vulgar Graffiti

A couple of W.T. White students were caught on-camera vandalizing their own high school during the holiday weekend.

12/01/2014

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Texas Auditor Criticizes Program Run By Schools

State Auditor John Keel is criticizing an economic development program run by Texas school districts, saying they’re being passive about checking whether companies actually are creating high-paying jobs as promised.

11/21/2014

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Construction Project Has Students Maneuvering ‘Obstacle Course’

You’d like to envision Fort Worth students hopscotching their way to school, but some children are playing a balancing game that their parents wish they weren’t.

CBS 11–11/19/2014

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Woman Who Shared Controversial Bus Driver Video Talks

For the first time, the young woman who shared a video that led to an internal investigation is coming forward.

11/19/2014

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Amid Criticism, Texas Fails To OK New Textbooks

Amid charges of bias from the right and left, the Texas Board of Education has failed to grant preliminary approval for any of the around 100 new history and social studies textbooks up for use in classrooms statewide.

11/18/2014

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Controversy Over Alleged Recording Of School Bus Driver

A bus driver in the Joshua Independent School District wasn’t on her normal route Tuesday. The woman has been sidelined while officials investigate video of an alleged conversation she had with a student.

CBS 11–11/18/2014

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State Board Mulls New History Textbooks

The State Board of Education is set for a potentially fiery preliminary vote on more than 100 history and social studies textbooks up for approval for classroom use.

11/18/2014

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Rumors Of Violence Raise Concerns At Irving High School

Rumors, security concerns and the arrest of a student at Nimitz High School in Irving — all events that made for a very tense day for students and parents.

CBSDFW.COM–11/14/2014

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