Recent Controversy Spotlights Teaching Critical Thinking During Contentious TimesJust weeks into the new school year and already two North Texas school districts have been forced to apologize for questionable assignments.
Gov. Greg Abbott Calls For TEA Investigation, Wants Wylie ISD Teacher Fired Over Assignment Comparing Police To KKKGovernor Greg Abbott is asking the Texas Education Agency to investigate and take action against a Wylie ISD junior high teacher who assigned a controversial lesson to students.
Political Cartoon Comparing Police To Slave Owners And KKK Removed From Wylie ISD School AssignmentThe assignment involved political cartoons that compared law enforcement to slave owners and the KKK, showing different images of men with their knee on the neck of a black man.
Wylie ISD Reports Positive Coronavirus Cases In 2 Elementary SchoolsWylie ISD notified staff and parents Wednesday of a positive COVID-19 case at both Cox and Birmingham elementary schools.
Approximately Half Of Wylie ISD Students Return To Classroom ThursdayParents had the option of sending their kids to back school or signing them up for remote learning due to the coronavirus pandemic.
2nd COVID-19 Case At 2nd Wylie ISD School Confirmed In Last 2 DaysWylie ISD confirmed on Thursday night a case of COVID-19 has been reported at Draper Intermediate School.
Wylie ISD Staffer Tests Positive For CoronavirusOthers exposed to the staffer from Burnett Junior High are being asked to quarantine.
North Texas School Districts Developing Back-To-School Plans: 'We're Going To Get Creative'CBS 11 spoke with two experts, Dallas County Health and Human Services Director Dr. Philip Huang and epidemiologist Dr. Diana Cervantes.
Wylie ISD Teacher Resigning After Reportedly 'Liking' Racist TweetSources told CBS 11 the Twitter post used the 'n' word and referred to blacks as "subhuman animals."
Former Wylie ISD Students Complain Of Racist Culture As Teacher Placed On LeaveWylie ISD was trending on social media platforms Thursday for all the wrong reasons.
Fort Worth ISD Extends Spring Break For At Least 2 Weeks: 'This Will Not Be Easy'Fort Worth ISD has joined the growing list of North Texas school districts to extend Spring Break amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
At Least 15 North Texas School Districts Extend Spring Break In Effort To Prevent CoronavirusThe idea is to allow the districts more time to assess the situation as students, teachers and staff return from their vacations.
Wylie ISD To Make Changes After 4 Students Hit By Cars Since Beginning Of YearSchool leaders are making changes after four bike-riding students were hit by cars heading to or from school — all since the beginning of the year.
Police ID Teen Who Allegedly Beat Mother Then Died In Crash During ChaseFifteen-year-old Austin Schell went to school at the Achieve Academy in Wylie.
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.