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.
Texas Teachers Are Making Surprise, In-Person Visits To Students Struggling With Online LearningThere are teachers in Texas and across the country that are going the extra mile-- literally -- to try and help students during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Thousands Of Arlington ISD Employees To Receive COVID-19 Vaccine Today At Esports StadiumStarting today the Arlington Fire Department will start inoculating thousands of district employees with the one-shot Johnson and Johnson coronavirus vaccine.
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.