Texas School's "Chivalry" Assignment Told Girls To "Walk Behind Men Daintily," And "Not Complain"A "chivalry" assignment given to high school students in the Shallowater Independent School District instructed girls to "walk behind men daintily as if their feet were bound," and "not complain or whine."
School Districts Can Still Mandate Masks, Texas Education Agency SaysThe TEA said local school boards have full authority to determine their local mask policy.
University President Says Emails Defending School Song “The Eyes of Texas” Were HatefulThe president of the University of Texas says racist emails sent to the university amid a debate over the school song “The Eyes of Texas” were “abhorrent and hateful” and don't truly represent the Longhorns' alumni and fans.
What North Texas School Districts Have To Say About Gov. Greg Abbott Fully Reopening TexasMost North Texas area school districts released statements on social media responding to Gov. Greg Abbott's announcement Tuesday, March 2, the state was fully reopening soon with no COVID-19 restrictions.
North Texas School Feeding Students Minds & Stomachs By Maintaining A Grocery Store On CampusIt's no secret that students can't learn very well if they don't have enough to eat. So a high school in North Texas has come up with an innovative solution to the problem.
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.