DISD Shows Off Magnet School Students' Talent, Announces Academic PlansThe largest school district in North Texas with some 155,000 students issued its own report card of sorts Friday.
DISD Board Considering Plan To Create South Dallas Schools For Talented & Gifted StudentsTwo South Dallas elementary schools have been chosen to become the area's first stand alone schools for the talented and gifted, provided the DISD board gives the okay.
Many Premature Babies Do Fine In School, Study ShowsResearchers say a new study should help ease the minds parents of premature babies when it comes to how well their children will perform in school.
Texas Approves Overhauling A-F School Accountability SystemThe Texas Legislature has approved an overhaul of an academic accountability rating system that issues schools and school districts A to F letter grades.
Texas Board May Vote To Let Academics Check School TextbooksTexas may vote this week on having outside experts check textbooks used in its public school classrooms for factual errors.
More Schools Forgoing Board Of Ed-Approved BooksAnother ideological battle is brewing as the Texas Board of Education considers adopting social studies textbooks.
Texas To Offer 2 New Algebra II Alternatives Texas will develop two new math courses high school students can take in lieu of algebra II as it implements a major overhaul in academic curriculum.
Booker T. Washington High School Impressive In More Than Just ArtsBooker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts in Dallas has always produced impressive graduates. But lately, academics has also been making for some really impressive kids.
Bowl-Bound Teams Show Academic ProgressA study of 70 schools selected for college football bowl games this season shows they maintained high academic progress, but the gap between African-American and white players persists.
Plan Would Reduce TEXAS Grant Payments Texas could help more poor students afford college if it capped the amount awarded under the TEXAS Grant financial aid program, state lawmakers were told Wednesday.
2 UNT Freshman Guards Ruled Academically IneligibleNorth Texas freshmen guards Chris Jones and Jordan Williams have been ruled academically ineligible and will miss the rest of the season.