More Students Than Expected Creates Sudden Need For More Teachers In Multiple North Texas School Districts"That is an amazing problem to have," says Jeannine Porter, Ed.D, Irving ISD's Executive Director of Employee Services.
Anger Over Ed Dept Mulling Federal Money For Guns In SchoolsThe Education Department said Thursday that it is weighing whether to allow states to use federal funds to purchase guns for schools.
State Senate Report On School Violence & Security Released With RecommendationsA new report by the State Senate Select Committee on Violence in Schools and School Security is making 19 recommendations.
More Schools Banning Backpacks As Students Return To ClassAs parents and children around the country begin heading back to class, more and more schools are banning backpacks from their buildings.
School District Forcing Students To Smile In Hallways, Reports SayA Pennsylvania school district is under fire for a policy that allegedly requires students to smile when walking in school hallways.
Bill Gates Gives $44M To Influence State Education ReformBillionaire philanthropist Bill Gates saw an opportunity with a new federal education law that has widespread repercussions for American classrooms.
Texas Unveils Special Education Fix After Denying ServicesTexas has unveiled a formal plan to overhaul special education statewide, after federal officials found that services were for years illegally denied to students with disabilities.
Cell Phones Steadily Gaining Acceptance Inside U.S. SchoolsCell phones are still absent from most U.S. schools, but new data shows them steadily gaining acceptance as administrators bow to the wishes of parents wanting to keep tabs on their kids.
Austin To Rename 5 Schools With Names Tied To ConfederacyFive Austin schools are searching for new names after officials voted to get rid of the current names that have ties to Confederate leaders and soldiers.
Experts Say Ideology Tops Facts In Texas History CurriculumTexas is again beginning to revise what its 5.3 million students are taught, but a group of academics has produced a report highlighting problems with the 2010 standards, and ways to fix them.
More Security At North Texas Schools After Threats & Guns SeizedToday several schools across North Texas are increasing security after students on several campuses were found with guns and other youngsters arrested for making threats of violence.
Voters To Decide On Funding Of Crossing Guard ProgramDallas County voters will decide this November if they want to pay to keep school crossing guards on duty.
New Machine Built To Sanitize Schools From FluThe high number of flu deaths this winter have led some companies to take office sanitation to another level.
Crowley ISD Opens Schools Early To Help Keep Students WarmThe goal of keeping kids safe in the freezing cold is something schools across North Texas are working hard to do.
Board OKs Rebuilding 4 Houston Schools Ravaged By HarveyThe Houston school district board has voted to demolish and rebuild four elementary schools severely damaged by Hurricane Harvey floods.