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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

Students celebrate during their graduation ceremony. (credit: Jaafar Ashtiyeh/AFP/Getty Images)

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

Students in pre-kindergartner class enjoy reading a book. (credit: Wendy Carlson/Getty Images)

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

Empty school desks sit on a lawn. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

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

Vandals tagged W.T. White High School in North Dallas. (credit: CBS 11 News)

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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