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Lake Highland Parents Worried After Suspicious Person Approaches Girls

Some parents in Dallas’ Lake Highlands are sounding the alarm. Twice in the last week, young girls say men, who appeared to be up to no good, approached them.

CBSDFW.COM–03/25/2015

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Texas Raises School Spending, But Still Lags

Texas has improved its state support for public education, but still lags behind most of the nation, according to an annual report from the National Education Association.

03/19/2015

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Texas Senate OKs Plan To Let Some Students Bypass Test Rules

The Texas Senate has approved allowing thousands of high school seniors to graduate this year despite failing one of the standardized exams needed to earn a diploma.

03/17/2015

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SMU Students Mark History Milestone With Trip To Selma

They are marching back in history to mark a major milestone. Students from Southern Methodist University loaded into buses Friday and set off — bound for Selma, Alabama.

CBSDFW.COM–03/06/2015

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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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