A Texas Teacher's Video Of Students Hugging Went Viral, She Died From COVID-19 After Spending Weeks On A VentilatorThe world is joining a community in Texas mourning the loss of a beloved teacher who is being remembered for her smile and positive attitude. Zelene Blancas, a first grade teacher in El Paso, died Monday from COVID-19.
Activity Kits Becoming Popular Among Students In Fort WorthAfter designing and packaging about 250 educational kits in early summer, Clayton Youth Enrichment is now putting together more than 1,000 a week.
Car Crashes Into Home, Kills Greenville HS Senior Aramis Mora As She Took Virtual ClassesLike thousands of students across North Texas, high school senior Aramis Mora was virtual learning, sadly she was inside on December 14 when a car lost control and slammed into her family’s home. The teenager was killed.
Married North Texas Teachers Pass Away From COVID-19 While Holding Hands, Family SaysPaul Blackwell was a PE teacher and a football coach at Fannin Middle School. His wife, Rose, was a teacher at the Travis World Language Academy.
North Texas Private Preschools Donate Nearly 5,000 Meals To Minnie's Food PantryStudents from a group of private preschools are learning the joy and rewards of giving without receiving at an early age.
Texas Schools Won't Receive A-F Ratings During 2020-21 School Year Due To COVID-19 DisruptionsThe STAAR test will still be administered this school year "in order to provide critically important information about individual student learning..."
DeSoto High Principal Shon Joseph Named Texas Outstanding Principal Of The YearAs a result, Joseph will compete for the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) Principal of the Year.
Alumni Come Back Into North Texas Classrooms To Combat Substitute Teacher ShortageSubstitute teaching might not be the typical holiday job for a college student, but it is this year in Wylie ISD.
Schools Confront 'Off The Rails' Number Of Failing GradesSchool districts from coast to coast have reported the number of students failing classes has risen by as many as two or three times.
Usual 'Hands On' Approach Not Possible As Dallas Performing Arts School Adjusts During COVID-19 Pandemic“We are usually all together and close, kind of on top of each other, and now we have to be six feet apart,” Booker T. Washington High senior Kennedy Hannible said.
Fort Worth ISD Superintendent Kent Scribner Asks Gov. Abbott To Make Teachers Among First To Get COVID-19 Vaccine“Our campus-based educators are on the front lines every day,” Dr. Scribner wrote in a letter to Gov. Abbott.
New Mural Celebrates Special Education Students In Fort Worth ISDWork on the approximately 13-by-26 foot mural, at 1900 8th Ave in Fort Worth, got underway during the Thanksgiving break.
Extra Holiday Week For Students And Staff After Terrell ISD Extends Thanksgiving Break Because Of COVID-19As COVID-19 cases continue to surge across North Texas, the Terrell Independent School District is extending Thanksgiving break for students and staff through December 6.
Some College Campuses Encouraging Student COVID-19 Tests Before Holiday BreakSchools across the U.S. are working fast to increase COVID-19 testing as college students prepare to go home for the holidays. The effort is in hopes of keeping infections from spreading further as the virus surges across the country.
North Texas High School Opens Its Own Grocery Store For Students And Their FamiliesThe store inside Linda Tutt High in Sanger doesn’t accept money, just good deeds.