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.
North Texas Schools Accessing Winter Storm Damage, Water Access Before ReopeningStudents across the Metroplex are getting one more snow day Friday. But schools are spending the day, and likely the weekend, trying to figure out if they’ll be ready for students to return next week.
Frozen Pipes Plague North Texas SchoolsArlington ISD is reporting some 21 schools and two administration buildings have been damaged and the concern heading into the weekend is that there could be more.
With Devices In Hand, No 'Snow Day' For Thousands Of North Texas StudentsDallas and Fort Worth ISDs, the largest school districts in the area, both pivoted to 100% online learning on Thursday.
'Operation Comeback' Sets Out To Help Absent Dallas ISD Students Return To ClassesAs the district tries to zero in on student absentees, it's possible that some DISD families could get a visit from school officials this week.
Duncanville ISD Launching 'Operation Connection' To Help Students Struggling With Online Learning"We have about 55% of our students who are virtual. So they are at home learning and there are many challenges associated with that," said Duncanville ISD Superintendent Dr. Marc Smith.
Texas Education Agency Moving Forward With STAAR Testing This Spring, With ExceptionsWith students back in school after winter break, much attention turns to standardized tests, like the STAAR exam, which typically take place at the end of the school year.
'They Are Going To Be The Next Voters': Dallas ISD Teachers Encouraged Students To Watch Inauguration“As a professor, I like to steer them into acknowledging what’s happening,” said Manuel Benzvi who teaches at Judge Barefoot Sanders Law Magnet School.
State Estimates Texas Students Have Lost More Than 3 Months Of Learning During COVID-19 PandemicThe Texas Education Agency shared results Thursday, Jan. 14, of optional beginning-of-year (BOY) assessments of students knowledge and skills.
Cedar Hill ISD Opening Teacher Supply Warehouse, Offering Free School Supplies & PPETeachers and staff in the Cedar Hill Independent School District will soon have a new resource for classroom supplies and personal protection equipment.
Updated Guidelines To Keep COVID-19 From Spreading As North Texas Students Head Back To SchoolWhile not much has changed in terms of protocol for area districts, the American Academy of Pediatrics did update its guidance.
Activity Kits Becoming Popular Among Students In Fort WorthAfter designing and packaging about 250 educational kits in early summer, Clayton Youth Enrichment is now putting together more than 1,000 a week.
AtLast! Marks Milestone In Effort To Lift Children Out Of PovertyThe completion of the first residence on the At Last! Oak Cliff campus celebrated virtually and with a community "drive thru" reception.
North Texas Private Preschools Donate Nearly 5,000 Meals To Minnie's Food PantryStudents from a group of private preschools are learning the joy and rewards of giving without receiving at an early age.