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School District Changes Its Mind, Cancels Classes For Some Students

Snowfall at the worst possible time prompted Midlothian school officials to call off classes for half its students — but only half of them.

CBS 11–02/25/2015

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DFW Schools Share Plans For Makeup Days

Winter weather forced many North Texas school districts to cancel or delay classes this week. Find out how those districts plan to make up for all of that missed class time.

02/25/2015

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Boyd Ready To Lead FWISD Into New Era

Dr. Joel Boyd has not officially been named as the new Fort Worth ISD superintendent, but he is ready for the job and already has a plan to increase the graduation rate.

02/10/2015

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College Students Report More Stress

An annual survey of college freshmen found that incoming students at four-year universities last fall devoted half as many hours to hanging out with friends as those in 1987.

02/05/2015

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A Look At Educators, Students & Electronic Media Policies

Teachers behaving badly – It’s not a new problem, but new modes of communication are making inappropriate comments and relationships all too easy.

CBS 11–02/02/2015

BOOKS

Controversial Book To Remain In HPISD

Another book that was under fire in the Highland Park ISD will remain on the class syllabus, at least for now.

01/21/2015

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STAAR Results Show Graduation Outlook

Test results show that nearly 10 percent of all Texas high school seniors are not on track to graduate this year, the Texas Education Agency reported on Thursday.

01/16/2015

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DISD Working To Improve Black Student Success

Think of it like Dallas Independent School District education success — in black and white. While the DISD wants all students to succeed test results show something troubling.

CBSDFW.COM–01/15/2015

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Ohio State Marching Band Prepares For Texas Performance

They’ve moonwalked their way to national fame and before Monday night’s big game; North Texans got the chance to watch the Ohio State Marching Band up close and in person.

CBSDFW.COM–01/12/2015

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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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