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.
'He's The Father That I Always Wanted': North Texas School Bus Driver Gives More Than Just RidesYou can see why some might not want to be a school bus driver - the early hours - the responsibility - and the skill of having eyes in the back of your head, but Curtis Jenkins does all that and more.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott Announces $1.6B In Teacher RaisesTeacher salaries in Texas are currently about $7,000 below the national average, according to the National Education Association.
Later School Start Time 'Tabled Indefinitely' By Grand Prairie ISDPlans to change the start and end times for school in Grand Prairie were tabled indefinitely by the superintendent and school board.
Grand Prairie ISD Considering Plan To Give High School Students More SleepTuesday evening, the school board decided to delay a vote on significant changes to the time students at middle and high schools arrive and leave.
New Bell Rings True For Elementary Students Who ExcelThe bell is all about celebrating accomplishments, and ringing it is the school’s greatest honor.
Special Needs Students Strut The Runway Showcasing Custom-Made SuitsTen students with special needs from Thomas Jefferson High School took to the runway -- some even in wheelchairs – to showcase their custom-made suits.
Houston High School's New Dress Code Takes Aim At ParentsJames Madison High School will turn away parents if they appear wearing pajamas, hair rollers or leggings. Bonnets also are banned.
"Marfa Martians" From Texas Win Contest To Send Experiment To Space StationA group of young girls from a small town in Texas shot for the stars and landed on the International Space Station.
Spreading Kindness: 7th Grader Recognized For Epic Volunteer Effort Gathering School SuppliesA 7th grade student from Cleburne ISD made it her job this year to supply students and teachers with the tools they need to get through the school day.
Dallas Businessman Breaking New Ground To Help Impoverished Families -- At Last!Improving school performance, by tackling the challenges poor students face outside of the classroom. That's the driving principle behind 'At Last!'
Nationwide Shortage of School Nurses May Be Putting Kids' Lives At RiskOnly three out of five schools across the country have full-time school nurses.
School District Leaders Head To Texas Capitol For Education Funding Vote in HouseSchool district leaders from North Texas are headed to the Texas Capitol Wednesday as House members vote on one of the most anticipated pieces of legislation this year: school finance.
Students Approached At Sunset High School, Gun Fired Into The AirA warning letter was sent to parents of Sunset High School students in Oak Cliff on Wednesday after a group of men tried to lure two students walking to the main school building from a satellite classroom.
Parents In Oak Cliff Remind Students To "Be Careful Always" After Reports Of Robberies After SchoolAs Dallas ISD students return to school Monday, district police are increasing patrols near some Oak Cliff schools.