North Texas School Districts Prepare For Greater Age Differences, Skills Levels Among Incoming KindergartenersA new Texas law that allows parents control over whether their children repeat grades, even when the school disagrees.
Dallas ISD Investigating After 5-Year-Old Student Leaves Campus UnnoticedDallas ISD is investigating after a 5-year-old kindergarten student was able to walk off campus at Highland Meadows Elementary last week.
Boys & Girls Club Encourages College-Bound Senior To SoarThe Boys & Girls Club in Grand Prairie gave one college-bound senior the confidence to soar.
Lancaster ISD Starts College Savings Program For Kindergarten Students With Cash DonationIn Lancaster, piggy banks are helping plant the seeds of college dreams, especially when the school district chips in $50 just to get families started.
Less Pencil & Paper, More Creative Learning At New Mansfield ISD SchoolThe Mansfield ISD is taking school beyond the four walls of a classroom at a new campus for four-year-old’s.
Kindergarteners Learn To Sign 'Happy Birthday' For Hard-Of-Hearing CustodianKindergartners in a Tennessee elementary school learned "Happy Birthday" in sign language to surprise their hard-of-hearing custodian on his 60th birthday.
Kindergarten Kids All Smiles About New Academic JourneyBack-to-school is especially important for children just starting Kindergarten.
Senate Budget Bill Keeps Status Quo On Texas School FundingA $106.3 billion spending bill that gives Texas public schools roughly the same amount of money as classrooms receive now is headed to the Senate.
Dallas Kindergarteners Write A BookEach student in the class wrote a page and then contributed an illustration. Not bad to be able to pad a resume with “published author” at the ripe old age of 5.
Parents Of Kindergarteners Taught "Suicide Awareness"Parents are learning to be on the lookout for warning signs of suicide, and now they're starting as early as kindergarten.
Parents Demand Answers After Kindergarteners Miss Bus Drop OffFor any parent it would be a panic-inducing moment. Imagine eagerly awaiting your child’s return home from school, then the bus pulls up and the doors open, but he or she never steps off.
Conservatives Call Pre-K In Public Schools "Godless Environment"While Governor Greg Abbott is pushing to expand Pre-K in public schools, Lt. Governor Dan Patrick's Grassroots Advisory Board criticized the legislation's $130 million plus price tag in a letter to State Senators who are considering the bill.
Wendy Davis Attacks Greg Abbott’s Pre-K Education Plan It's an education plan being proposed for 4-year-olds and one candidate for Texas governor says it doesn't pass the test.
School District Pushing To Increase Pre-K EnrollmentThere is a big effort underway in the city of Dallas to get more young children into the classroom. It’s a push to up the enrollment in pre-k classes.
DISD May Expand Early Education ProgramsThree-year-olds going to school in Dallas? It could happen if the Dallas Independent School District expands its early education programs by reworking closed and under-utilized campuses.