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Singers From Booker T. Give Star-Spangled NCAA Performance

Before basketball history was made Monday at AT&T Stadium, a very talented group of singers took to the court. The singers, who backed up country singer Darius Rucker, were all from Booker T. Washington High School in Dallas.

CBSDFW.COM–04/09/2014

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Board To Vote On Mexican-American Studies

The Texas Board of Education is expected to vote on a hotly debated proposal that would create a Mexican-American studies course as a statewide high school elective.

04/09/2014

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School District Pushing To Increase Pre-K Enrollment

There is a big effort underway in the city of Dallas to get more young children into the classroom. It’s a push to up the enrollment in pre-k classes.

CBSDFW.COM–04/08/2014

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Texas Mulls Mexican-American Studies Course

The Texas Board of Education is considering adding a Mexican-American studies course as a statewide high school elective.

04/08/2014

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Meet The 5 DFW Students Heading To Juilliard

There are five students from Booker T. Washington High School in Dallas who are heading to Juilliard to continue learning about performing arts. Here is your chance to meet them.

04/01/2014

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Mom Cites Texas Education Code To Keep Child From Taking STAAR

As thousands of kids begin their State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness or STAAR tests this week, an Irving mother is taking a stand against the standardized exams… and she’s not alone.

CBSDFW.COM–03/31/2014

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Lawmakers: New Texas Curriculum May Be Too Complicated

Some Texas lawmakers complained Wednesday that sweeping new high school curriculum and standardized testing rules were too complicated for even those who approved them to understand — much less students, parents or academic counselors.

03/26/2014

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Teens Encouraged By Faith At West “Rise Up Rally”

More than a thousand people attended the “Rise Up Rally” for West students Saturday evening.

03/22/2014

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Waxahachie Girl Wins Scholar Athlete Honor

A high school women’s basketball player from Waxahachie is celebrating after being named as the latest Wingstop High School Scholar Athlete of the Month.

03/21/2014

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School Suspension Rates Higher For Black Boys

Federal data shows that, while Texas is doing better than the national average, black male students statewide are still suspended nearly five times more frequently than whites.

03/21/2014

(Source: CBSDFW.COM)

New Student Program Educates & Grooms Future Entrepreneurs

Where will the next generation of millionaire entrepreneurs come from? A new program coming to Dallas is encouraging the creation of aspiring young business professionals. It’s kind of a “Lemonade Learning,” if you will.

CBS 11–03/20/2014

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H.S. Robotics Team Qualifies For Tech World Championship

A North Texas robotics team is one step away from world domination. Last week students from Trinity High School in Euless qualified for the FIRST Tech Challenge World Championship to be held in St. Louis next month. Now… if they can only raise the cash to get there.

CBSDFW.COM–03/11/2014

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