Lock Out At Fort Worth School After Suspected Shots Fired NearbyPolice are looking for the person/persons suspected of firing gunshots near a Fort Worth Independent School District campus. It was just after 12:00 p.m. when there was a report of shots fired near Wedgwood 6th Grade Center.
Parker County School Bus Crash Leaves Children InjuredSeveral North Texas students were injured after a school bus in Parker County slid down an embankment and into a ditch.
Texas Per-Pupil Funding Falls As School Finance Ruling LoomsAs Texas' massive school finance case awaits a state Supreme Court ruling, per-pupil funding is falling farther below the national average.
DISD Blames Kimball Shooting On "Breach Of Security"Police with the Dallas Independent School District explained that a "breach of security" made it possible for a student to bring a loaded pistol into Kimball High School on Monday.
Migrant Children Kept From Enrolling In SchoolIn at least 35 districts in 14 states, hundreds of unaccompanied minors from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras have been discouraged from enrolling in schools.
Where Have Multi-Sport High School Athletes Gone?Urban Meyer, Jordan Spieth, John Smoltz and others are among those who have publicly criticized year-round specialization, primarily for its alleged role in injuries, but for other reasons, too, including pressure and burnout.
Texas Education Agency Defends Updated Teacher EvaluationsThe Texas Education Agency has defended an updated appraisal system for teachers that some critics say is not fair to educators.
Alvarado ISD Dealing With 3 Cases Of Highly Contagious InfectionThe Alvarado Independent School District is dealing with a contagious bacterium at one of its schools. So far, there have been three confirmed cases of students being infected with Shigella.
Arlington ISD Students Stressed After STAAR Test GlitchSome students taking the STAAR tests Tuesday didn't know what to think when all of a sudden their answers disappeared.
Some Online STAAR Test Takers Face GlitchAdministrators are trying to determine whether some students taking an online version of the STAAR test lost answers in a computer glitch. Problems were reported in the Austin, Bryan and Arlington areas.
Garland Teen Wins Scholar Athlete HonorGarland High School football player Hunter Merriman received a big surprise when, in front of his classmates, he was announced as this month's winner of a $1,000 college scholarship.
Is Algebra An Unnecessary Stumbling Block In Schools?Who needs algebra? That question, muttered by many a frustrated student over the years, has become a vigorous debate among American educators, sparked by a provocative new book.

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