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Texas Conservatives Back Teacher Evaluations, School Grading Plans

Top conservatives clamoring for ‘school choice’ voucher plans in the Texas Legislature are offering other priorities that are less hot-button but still may spark bitter floor fights.

03/03/2015

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Retired Texas Teachers Could Face Higher Health Care Costs

More than 200,000 retired educators and their dependents in Texas could have to pay more for health care due to rising coverage costs.

02/16/2015

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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

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North Texas Family Killed En Route To Disney World

Louisiana State Police say three children and two adults from a family in Texas were killed when their vehicle veered off the interstate and rolled over in northeast Louisiana.

CBS 11–11/20/2014

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Rumors Of Violence Raise Concerns At Irving High School

Rumors, security concerns and the arrest of a student at Nimitz High School in Irving — all events that made for a very tense day for students and parents.

CBSDFW.COM–11/14/2014

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M.S. Academy Teams High-Performing Kids With Under-Performing Ones

The Dallas Independent School District is taking a new approach to try and turn around a struggling middle school… a campus at the center of a district-wide controversy.

CBSDFW.COM–11/11/2014

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Tweet May Cost Duncanville Teacher Her Job

A teacher from the Duncanville ISD has been suspended without pay following a controversial post on her personal Twitter page on Friday. The tweet has since been removed.

11/10/2014

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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

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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

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STEM Education: The Campaign To Recruit STEM Educators

The number of jobs in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) is growing at a rate nearly double that of non-STEM jobs. To train this workforce of the near future, the United States needs an army of teachers highly trained in science, math, and technology.

08/27/2014

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‘No Fake Math,’ Raytheon Math Heroes Make Numbers Real For Students

Teacher support is key to all of these efforts, which is why Raytheon is interested in rewarding educators who go the extra mile to get students excited.

08/27/2014

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DISD Needs 100 Teachers Before School Year Begins

With just 12 days remaining before classes begin in Dallas, the school district is scrambling to hire as many as 100 teachers.

08/14/2014

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