Sharpen Your Pencils, Biden Administration Won't Cancel Standardized TestingThe Biden administration has announced that state education departments would have flexibility surrounding standardized testing this year, but would not have broad authority to cancel the examinations.
'It Really Does Exacerbate It': Texas Students Struggling During Pandemic, Now Hit With Winter Storms Impact"I have a big concern. Are they lacking in education? I think that they probably are," said parent Amy Deal.
More Than One-Third Of Dallas ISD Schools Damaged During Winter StormsFrozen pipes don't play favorites as 131 of them busted in Dallas ISD, damaging 113 campuses, more than a third of the district's schools.
Reopen Dates Up In The Air For 9 Arlington ISD Campuses Damaged During Winter StormsFollowing an initial assessment of 95 Arlington ISD facilities, school district leaders have determined nine might not be able to reopen for in-person instruction by Thursday,
Scripps National Spelling Bee Will Return Virtually And In-Person In 2021Last year a pair of Texas teens launched their own event after the national contest was canceled, but the Scripps National Spelling Bee has announced it's return this year with a virtual and in-person event.
Dozens Of North Texas Schools Damaged By Winter Storms Remain Closed Early Next WeekOn top of the floods, many are also dealing with connectivity issues from power outages, and boil orders that impact the ability for kids to wash their hands, and for cafeterias to produce food.
North Texas Schools Accessing Winter Storm Damage, Water Access Before ReopeningStudents across the Metroplex are getting one more snow day Friday. But schools are spending the day, and likely the weekend, trying to figure out if they’ll be ready for students to return next week.
Frozen Pipes Plague North Texas SchoolsArlington ISD is reporting some 21 schools and two administration buildings have been damaged and the concern heading into the weekend is that there could be more.
Dallas And Fort Worth ISDs Cancel Classes Next 2 Days Due Widespread Power Outages, Winter WeatherClass will return as all-virtual learning Thursday, Feb. 18, and Friday, Feb. 19 for Dallas ISD. Forth Worth ISD will announce decision Wednesday.
With Devices In Hand, No 'Snow Day' For Thousands Of North Texas StudentsDallas and Fort Worth ISDs, the largest school districts in the area, both pivoted to 100% online learning on Thursday.
Winter Weather Closes Arlington ISD & Others, Fort Worth School District Switches To All VirtualA wintry mix, including sleet, is falling across parts of North Texas making for a potentially treacherous commute and impacting several of the largest school districts in the Metroplex.
Parks Employee In North Texas Being Called A Hero For Helping Man During Medical EmergencyAll of the events had to have happened precisely for things to work out. A Texas Parks & Recreation worker had to be at a certain greenspace, a sick driver had to be concerned about others on the road, and first responders had to do what they do everyday.
Select Dallas ISD Campuses Offering In-Person Coronavirus Vaccine Registration AssistanceThe Dallas Independent School District has teamed up with Dallas County to host in-person COVID-19 vaccine registration events at several campuses.
Dallas BLK Experience Pop-Up Museum Features Exhibit Highlighting Black History & Black ExcellenceThe Black Lives Matter movement has prompted the opening of a new pop-up museum in Dallas. The BLK Experience celebrates Black history, Black lives and Black excellence.
Virtual Open Houses Bring Specifics To New DISD IB School At Paul Quinn CollegeDallas ISD's plan to launch a new International Baccalaureate school on the campus of Paul Quinn College was met with both excitement and enthusiasm.