Early Winter Weather Delays Some Schools North And West Of DFWThe weather whiplash continues in North Texas as an Arctic front blasted temperatures down into the 30s or 40s.
North Texas School District Shuts Down Buses After Transportation Workers Test Positive For CoronavirusAssistant Superintendent Dr. Felicia Donaldson said in a letter to EISD parents, school bus routes will not resume until Monday, November 9.
'Life And Death Are At Stake Here': Dallas ISD Teachers Union Calling For Return To 100% Virtual Learning“Social distancing is a joke on many of our campuses,” said Rena Honea, President of Alliance AFT, the DISD teachers’ union.
Dallas ISD Says In-Person And Virtual Learning Will Remain Options During 'Current COVID-19 Environment'"We remain committed to following the recommended safety protocols, including social distancing, wearing masks, hand washing, and sanitizing classrooms and facilities," the school district said.
Report: Estimated 3 Million US Children Have Had No Formal Education Since Pandemic Began“We realize there’s a huge, hidden crisis,” said Hailly Korman, a senior associate partner at Bellwether Education Partners, the nonprofit organization that published the report.
3,000 School Uniforms Donated And Delivered To Dallas ISD Students In NeedFor the past four years, JCPenney has partnered with Pat & Emmitt Smith Charities to provide that help, donating thousands of new uniforms to students.
9 Weeks In, Anna ISD Drops Online Learning, Face-To-Face Instruction Returns Nov. 3After offering nine weeks of online learning, the Anna ISD Board of Trustees approved the administrative recommendation to suspend at-home learning.
$1M Donation Will Go Toward Rebuilding Tornado-Damaged Dallas ISD Schools 1 Year LaterTuesday, October 20, marks one year since a tornado outbreak in North Texas left homes, businesses and schools in ruins.
'The Fear Is Worse Than This Pandemic': Highland Park Parents Upset With Schools' Handling Of COVID-19"Our children are sitting behind fogged-out Plexiglass. There are literally blinders on the sides," said Highland Park mom Amanda Nobles.
Dallas ISD School Set To Reopen Monday After Shutting Down 3 Days Due To Staff Coronavirus CasesThe approximately 650 students who attend classes there took part in in-person learning Wednesday through Friday.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Calls For In-Person Learning 'As Much As Possible' During Garland Charter School VisitShe spoke to students, parents and educators about the challenges they’re currently facing during the coronavirus pandemic and how they’re addressing them.
Online Learning: Parents Believe Excessive Screen Time Is A ConcernJust weeks into the new school year and concerned parents are already asking: Is it time to take a closer look at what passes for online learning?
Dallas ISD Looking To Combat The 'COVID Slide'Students across North Texas have returned to classrooms, but a clearer picture of the academic impact of the months they were away is starting to emerge.
'Speak Up!' — 'Sesame Street' Tackles Racism In TV SpecialThe special defines racism and shows how it can be hurtful. It urges children who encounter racism or hear someone else be the victim of it to call it out.
Texas Prof Says 'It's Like Playing God,' Female Scientists Win Nobel Chemistry Prize For Gene-Editing ToolThe Nobel Prize in chemistry went to two researchers Wednesday for a gene-editing tool that has revolutionized science by providing a way to alter DNA, the code of life.