Grand Prairie Police 'Blue Shoes Program' Delivering Free Footwear To Young StudentsSome officers with Grand Prairie PD made hundreds of students in the school district smile. The delight came with the delivery of free shoes and socks.
Deadly Shooting In Area Cancels Classes At Forney Independent School District CampusesAll classes and morning activities at North Forney High School and Smith Intermediate have been cancelled for Wednesday, September 8.
Some North Texas School Districts Reworking Pandemic-Related PoliciesSome students will be returning to school from Labor Day weekend to classrooms with new mask mandates in place.
School In Richardson ISD Closed Temporarily Due To 'Significant Number' Of COVID-19 Cases, Switches To Virtual LearningBrentfield Elementary School in Richardson ISD has 24 active positive cases and has had 36 since school began on Aug. 17.
Grapevine-Colleyville ISD Releases New Statement On Decision To Put Principal James Whitfield On Paid Administrative LeaveWithout disclosing why the decision was made, GCISD shared a list of concerns that did not lead to district leaders' decision to put Whitfield on leave.
Dozens Of Parents Push For District-Wide Mask Mandate In Lewisville ISDA spokesperson for the district says masks are requested for students and staff, but not required due to legal reasons.
Colleyville Heritage High Principal James Whitfield Placed On Paid Administrative Leave Amid Controversy"As this is an ongoing personnel matter, we will not comment further," the school district said Monday.
Fort Worth ISD School Board Considers Next Step Regarding Mask MandateDuring the special meeting, parents headed to the podium clearly divided on whether or not masks help prevent the spread of COVID-19.
North Texas School Districts Work to Combat COVID-19 SlideAcross North Texas, school districts saw more students struggle when COVID-19 forced classrooms to close, especially in math.
Fort Worth ISD Board Approves Option, Provides Funding For Temporary Virtual LearningThe Fort Worth ISD Board has approved a temporary virtual learning option for students who have been unable to return to school due to a documented medical condition.
Texas House Committee Passes Virtual Learning Bill To Full ChamberDuring the hearing, Dallas ISD Superintendent Dr. Michael Hinojosa gave most of the provisions of the bill the thumbs up. "I am in support of Senate Bill 15."
'It's Spreading So Fast': Lewisville ISD Sees COVID-19 Cases Rise 10-Fold From 1st To 2nd Week Of SchoolThe 2021-2022 school year started on Wednesday, Aug. 11. That week, the district reported 24 positive cases on school campuses. The next week, that number rose to 276.
North Texas Educator Paige Ruiz Dies Of COVID Days After Giving Birth To Second ChildLooking back Robin Zinsou says she urged her pregnant daughter to get a COVID vaccine, but the 32-year-old educator was afraid it might harm her unborn child. Paige Ruiz later died from COVID complications.
OU Professor Honorée Fanonne Jeffers Has Oprah's Book Pick With 'Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois'One of the most anticipated novels of the year is from University of Oklahoma professor Honorée Fanonne Jeffers. He debut work "The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois," is now available and is an Oprah Winfrey book club pick.
Dozens Of Colleyville Heritage High Students Rally In Support Of PrincipalThey showed up outside the Grapevine-Colleyville ISD’s school board meeting o show support for Principal James Whitfield, who they believe is being unfairly treated and targeted because of his skin color.