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Study Finds Peak Months For College Drug Use

Parents worried that their college-bound children might succumb to the temptations of campus life may want to take note of a new analysis.

08/27/2015

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ACT Says College Exam Scores Are Stagnant

High schools haven’t shown much improvement in the past four years when it comes to preparing college-ready graduates, according to the group that administers the ACT exam.

08/26/2015

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MedStar & TxDOT Offer Back-To-School Safety Tips

As students across the state kick off a new school year, the TxDOT is offering back-to-school driving tips that they say will keep children safe and help drivers avoid tickets and fines.

CBSDFW.COM–08/24/2015

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Van Students Return To School After Tornado

The first day of school is a special day for many families but, for people in Van, the day has added meaning. Students there are back in class after a tornado struck earlier this year.

08/24/2015

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FWISD Aims To Improve Elementary School Ratings

The test scores at many campuses in the Fort Worth Independent School District have improved over last year, but there is still progress to be made.

08/24/2015

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Parents & Students Line Up For The Back To School Roundup

With blankets and coats in hand, parents lined up Thursday morning and were ready for school. They are in store for some ‘big gets’ as Fort Worth kicks off its Back To School Roundup.

CBSDFW.COM–08/20/2015

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Some ISDs Already Have School Zone Warning Lights On

Many public schools in North Texas go back into session next Monday. But as you head out on the roadways now, you might notice some school zones that have flashing warning lights already on.

CBSDFW.COM–08/19/2015

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Stars To Raise Education Awareness In Telecast

The four largest broadcast networks will simultaneously air a fundraising special for education next month featuring Stephen Colbert, Scarlett Johansson and other celebrities.

08/18/2015

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DISD Leaders Holding Community Meetings

The first day of school is just around the corner for students in the Dallas ISD, and the district is kicking off a string of community meetings before the year begins.

08/18/2015

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5 Apps You Should Add To Your Back-To-School List

Are tablets and phones the new backpacks? James Denke of the Dallas test-prep school The Waterton Group thinks so.

CBS 11–08/05/2015

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5 Ways To Create The Perfect Study Space

One of the keys to academic success is an organized study space. Create a work spot in your home, whether it’s located in a designated room or tucked into a smaller nook.

07/17/2015

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5 Tips For Kids Adjusting To New Schedules

Kids of all ages love the lazy days of summer. Schedules are relaxed and fun is the main focus. These five tips can make falling back into school routines at the end of the summer break can be a lot easier.

07/13/2015

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