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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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90 Percent Of School Districts Met Texas’ Standard

The Texas Education Agency says 90 percent of districts and 85 percent of schools statewide meet the state’s minimum education standards, and many earned distinctions.

08/08/2014

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5 Back To School Things Teachers Would Love Your Help With

Seasoned instructors share the essentials for your child’s transition back to the classroom.

07/21/2014

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Districts Debate Merits Of Master’s For Teachers

Efforts to eliminate extra pay for teachers who earn advanced degrees are gaining momentum in a small but growing number of U.S. schools.

07/12/2014

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Court Hearing Could Delay DISD’s Home Rule

The controversial push to change the leadership structure within the DISD faces its first major legal hurdle on Wednesday, as Alliance/AFT takes the proposal to court.

06/18/2014

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DISD Appoints 4 Teachers To Home Rule Charter Commission

DISD has selected the teachers who will serve on the 15 person Home-Rule Charter Commission.

06/06/2014

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DISD Teachers To Be Paid Based On Performance

DISD Board of Education has cleared the way for a teacher performance evaluation plan.

05/23/2014

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DISD Board Approves Teacher Pay Overhaul

After several hours of debate, Dallas ISD trustees voted early Friday to allow Superintendent Mike Miles to overhaul the way that the district evaluates teachers.

05/23/2014

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