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A teacher prepares her classroom. (credit: Dave Einsel/Getty Images)

Parents Upset By Arlington ISD Teacher Shuffle

The Arlington Independent School District is shaking up their classrooms just four weeks into the new school year. Dozens of teachers across the district are switching grade levels or even campuses, and parents are not happy about the moves.

09/23/2014

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

Parents Upset Teachers Switching Campuses 4 Weeks Into School Year

One North Texas school district is experiencing classroom shakeups just four weeks into the school year. CBS 11 News has learned that dozens of teachers in the Arlington Independent School District are switching campuses.

CBSDFW.COM–09/22/2014

Gov. Rick Perry has called the Legislature back for a third special session to approve more money for roads, but the main sticking point centers on what is the most conservative way to fund them without raising taxes (credit: by Jonathan Gibby/Getty Images)

Perry Says Schools Were Adequately Funded

Republican Gov. Rick Perry says Texas adequately funded public schools on his watch and still believes in offering in-state tuition rates to students who are living in the country without legal permission.

09/22/2014

A man exits a single-engine airplane. (credit: PRAKASH SINGH/AFP/Getty Images)

TCC Opens Aviation Learning Center

Tarrant County College officials have opened a $20 million aviation learning center located at Alliance Airport in Fort Worth. More than 900 students are enrolled this semester.

09/18/2014

A student writes during a school lesson on September 4, 2003. (credit: Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

Texas May Limit AP History Course’s Influence

Texas may limit the sway of a new national Advanced Placement U.S. History course and exam amid arguments that they’re rife with anti-American biases.

09/17/2014

Students read books in an elementary school. (credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

History Books Spark Texas Classroom Battle

As Texas mulls new books for public school students, some academics are decrying lessons that they say exaggerate the influence of Christian values on our Founding Fathers.

09/16/2014

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

Corporal Punishment Continues In Many Texas Schools

An emotional debate is underway about how far is too far when it comes to disciplining children. Hitting kids at home can escalate to criminal act. But what about hitting kids at school? You may be surprised to learn that several North Texas school districts still allow corporal punishment.

CBSDFW.COM–09/15/2014

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Kids Hurt In Waxahachie ISD Bus Crash

A bus from the Waxahachie ISD was involved in a rollover crash on Tuesday morning. The bus was carrying students at the time, and several of them reported injuries.

09/02/2014

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Construction “Obstacle Course” Outside Fort Worth School

The sounds of construction have quickly been replaced with the sounds of frustration. In south Fort Worth the first week of school is a big mess. Road construction is creating a lot of chaos.

CBS 11–08/27/2014

Nail polish (credit: by Chelsea Lauren/Getty Images for NYX Cosmetics)

New Nail Polish May Detect Date-Rape Drugs

Undercover Colors nail polish changes color when in contact with Rohypnol, Xanax and GHB so a person knows when to drink or dump a beverage.

08/26/2014

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

DISD Focused On Young Students This Year

Thousands of students across North Texas are heading back to school on Monday, and many are starting their first year in the Dallas ISD.

08/25/2014

Dr. Patricia Linares signing her new contract as interim Fort Worth ISD Superintendent. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

FWISD Starts Year Without Superintendent

It’s out with the old and in with the new this year in the Fort Worth Independent School District, as schools welcome a new interim superintendent this year.

08/25/2014

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