'Learning To Embrace Their Dreams,' Dallas ISD Military-Inspired Program Teaches Discipline And RespectPutting students through a military-inspired program is a unique thing one Dallas ISD school is doing to improve behavior and grades.
Schools Across Texas Suspend Online STAAR Testing After Continued Technical DifficultiesSo many school districts across the state experienced technical difficulties while trying to have students access or complete the online STAAR exam that the Texas Education Agency (TEA) has advised schools to suspend testing for April 6.
STAAR Testing Returns But With Big ChangesThe COVID-19 pandemic won't put a pause on standardized testing this year. STAAR testing begins next week in school districts across the state.
Future Of Keller High Indians Mascot To Be Discussed At Monday Night School Board MeetingOpponents of the Keller High School Indians say they hope it means the beginning of the end of their five-year fight for change.
'Broadband Access Is No Longer A Luxury': Gov. Greg Abbott Calls On Legislature To Get All Texans AccessDuring his State of the State address in February, the Governor named broadband access as an emergency item for the 87th legislative session.
Termination Of Former Fort Worth ISD Teacher Georgia Clark Upheld By District CourtTrustees voted in September 2019 to terminate the Carter-Riverside High School teacher who had used social media to ask that some of her students be deported.
CDC Changes School Guidance, Says Students Can Sit Closer At DesksStudents can sit just 3 feet apart in the classroom as long as they wear masks but should be kept the usual 6 feet away from one another at sporting events, assemblies, lunch or chorus practice, the CDC said Friday.
US To Erase $1 Billion In Debt For Students Scammed By For-Profit CollegesTens of thousands of U.S. student loan borrowers defrauded by for-profit colleges are getting debt relief.
Plano ISD Says Action Taken In Wake Of Race-Based Bullying Against Middle School StudentPlano ISD announced Tuesday, disciplinary action has been taken two weeks after an extreme case of bullying at an off-campus sleepover.
Cuban, Dirk, Heroes Foundations Team Up To Feed Students & Families Over Spring BreakSeveral charitable organizations in Dallas, including ones started by Mark Cuban and Dirk Nowitzki, are teaming up to help students and families in need over the upcoming spring break.
Internal Report Says There's 'No Racist Intent' Behind UT 'Eyes of Texas' School SongThe racial injustice protests of 2020 forced the University of Texas to confront one of its longest traditions. Some student athletes are pushing UT to drop its school song -- “The Eyes of Texas” -- calling it racist.
Dallas Public Library Letting Cardholders Borrow Laptops And Hotspots For Up To 30 DaysThe Dallas Public Library is making it easier for residents who need computer access to get it. The information centers are now allowing residents to use their library cards to borrow laptops bundled with hotspots.
'Our Kids Have Thrived': Rural Peaster ISD Never Required Masks Or Distancing And Most Students Are On Track AcademicallyThe rural school district in Parker County, northwest of Weatherford, never made masks an issue for students or staff this school year. Wear one, or don’t.
2 Dozen Dallas ISD Campuses Still Debating Alternative CalendarsThe campuses are considering alternative calendar options to give students a chance to reclaim academic ground lost to Covid-19.
North Texas School Districts Reassessing Mask PoliciesIn light of Gov. Greg Abbott lifting Texas’ mask mandate, the Texas Education Agency has updated its public health guidance stating a public school system’s current mask requirements can remain unchanged.