Texas Lt. Governor Dan Patrick, Dallas ISD Superintendent Michael Hinojosa Say New School Safety Bills Should Make A DifferenceLt. Governor Dan Patrick told CBS 11 the new legislation will increase training for teachers and other educators to identify students in need and then connect them to experts.
Contractor Finds Ammunition In Ceiling Of Portable Building At DISD's Woodrow Wilson HighSchool officials said this appeared to be an isolated incident and there is no active threat against the campus.
Defense Attorneys Seek Change Of Venue For Santa Fe School Shooting TrialThey argue that media coverage of the Santa Fe High School shooting caused prejudice within the community that prevents Dimitrios Pagourtzis from receiving a fair trial.
Governor Abbott Expresses Support For Expanding Border Fencing, Concern About Caravan Near TexasGov. Abbott addressed a variety of topics important to Texans during a wide-ranging interview Wednesday afternoon at the Governor's Mansion.
Gov. Abbott Stresses School Safety, Teacher Raises And Property Tax Reform As Top Priorities In State Of The State AddressGov. Greg Abbott declared school safety an "emergency" issue of his second term Tuesday following one of the nation's deadliest mass shootings last year near Houston.
School Safety A Top Issue As Texas Governor Gives State Of The State AddressTuesday morning Texas Governor Greg Abbott gave his State of the State address to the Texas Legislature.
Officers Remain At Hurst High School As Students Continue To Receive Text ThreatsOfficers in Hurst remain at L.D. Bell High School a day after students started receiving threats via text message. Police say students have continued to receive those threats during the last 24 hours.
Police Investigate Threat Made Toward 15 Students, Staff At Hurst High SchoolAuthorities are investigating threats made via text message against students and staff at L.D. Bell High School in Hurst, police say.
Some North Texas Parents Say Proposed Indoor Gun Range Too Close To Elementary SchoolThe vacant space at the corner of 15th and Independence is where the owner of Mister Guns wants to build an indoor gun range to meet the growing interest in them.
Plano ISD Adding School Security MeasuresAmong the changes, random metal detector screenings of students and their backpacks at middle schools and high schools.
N. Texas School District First In State To Use Dog To Detect Guns, Ammo On CampusAn assistant superintendent, says the dog being used, a Beagle named Chester, works in a similar way to the dogs that search the students' backpacks for drugs.
I-Team: Schools Of The Future Built On Lessons From Campus ShootingsLaw enforcement and architects are teaming up to alter school building designs to enhance safety.
More Guns On Campuses In Keene ISDKeene ISD is now in its third year of a growing program -- allowing teachers and other staffers to carry guns in secret.
Abbott In Dallas Discusses School Safety, Teacher WagesGov. Greg Abbott was in Dallas on Tuesday to hold his second of two statewide round table discussions, talking to teachers about campus safety, wage increases and other topics.
North Texas Schools Spending Millions On Security Despite Little Evidence On What WorksThe CBS11 I-Team asked 66 public school districts in the DFW area if they've purchased security equipment in the past year. Fifty-nine districts said "yes."