Despite Pandemic, Martin Luther King Jr. Day Events Still Taking Place Across North TexasCelebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day might have a different meaning for many Americans this year, that's because in 2020 the United States faced racial tensions similar to those that King experience during his lifetime.
State Estimates Texas Students Have Lost More Than 3 Months Of Learning During COVID-19 PandemicThe Texas Education Agency shared results Thursday, Jan. 14, of optional beginning-of-year (BOY) assessments of students knowledge and skills.
Grapevine Rapper Post Malone Donates 10,000 Of His Duet Max Clog II Crocs To Frontline Workers'Posty' is helping thousands of frontline workers who have been on their feet constantly for almost a year. The workers are getting their hands on some Crocs many others cannot.
Cedar Hill ISD Opening Teacher Supply Warehouse, Offering Free School Supplies & PPETeachers and staff in the Cedar Hill Independent School District will soon have a new resource for classroom supplies and personal protection equipment.
Dallas ISD School Uses Virtual Learning To Its Advantage, Gains International TutorsFor a school in Dallas ISD, going virtual hasn't been so bad. In fact, it's gaining educators from across the nation and globe.
Another Round Of Dallas ISD Nurses Roll Up Their Sleeves To Get The COVID-19 VaccineSome nurses in the Dallas Independent School District are set to receive their first dose of the Moderna coronavirus vaccine on January 8.
I-Team: Many North Texas Schools Unable To Find Substitute Teachers Half The Time During PandemicIn six of the largest districts in North Texas, schools were unable to find a substitute to fill-in nearly half the time when a teacher was out during the fall semester.
Updated Guidelines To Keep COVID-19 From Spreading As North Texas Students Head Back To SchoolWhile not much has changed in terms of protocol for area districts, the American Academy of Pediatrics did update its guidance.
Italy Independent School District Extends Holiday Break Because Of COVID-19 SpikeA rise in COVID-19 cases has caused administrators in one North Texas town to extend the holiday break and keep schools closed. Over the weekend, officials with the Italy ISD made the decision.
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..."