School districts are urging parents to get their children a flu shot if they haven't already, and to sanitize their children's backpacks and send them off with hand sanitizer.
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School Districts Urge Parents To Combat Spread Of Flu As Kids Head Back To ClassSchool districts are urging parents to get their children a flu shot if they haven't already, and to sanitize their children's backpacks and send them off with hand sanitizer.
Como Elementary Goes From "F" To "B" Bringing Music To The ClassroomA North Texas school has found the perfect formula to improve test scores: music videos. The Leadership Academy at Como Elementary in Fort Worth was a failing campus – but with the help of math teacher Thomas Mayfield, it has turned around.
Grand Prairie Police Department Helps Student In NeedGrand Prairie Police Department Helps Student In Need
Jason Witten Takes Children On Back-To-School Shopping Spree"A lot of cute kids, but this is real life. Every time I have a chance to do something like this, I wanna jump at it," Witten said.
Dallas Mavericks Hold Back To School Pep RallyPhotojournalist Mike Kinney takes us to the action at Dade Middle School.
Tis The Season For Back To School Viruses, ER VisitsIt's not uncommon for seasonal viruses and constipation to strike students in their first days back to class.
Sights & Sounds As FWISD Students Return To The ClassroomSights & Sounds As FWISD Students Return To The Classroom
Summer Vacation Comes To An End For DISD StudentsSummer Vacation Comes To An End For DISD Students
DISD Superintendent Michael Hinojosa Talks Education & BusingDISD Superintendent Michael Hinojosa Talks Education & Busing
FWISD Superintendent Kent Scribner Talks School Rankings & New Menu ItemsFWISD Superintendent Kent Scribner Talks School Rankings & New Menu Items
Teaching Kids How To Properly Carry Backpack WeightTeaching Kids How To Properly Carry Backpack Weight
TxDOT “Be Safe. Drive Smart.” CampaignTxDOT “Be Safe. Drive Smart.” Campaign
Study: 1 In 4 U.S. Students Have Experienced BullyingStudy: 1 In 4 U.S. Students Have Experienced Bullying
1300 People Expected At MLK Back-To-School Fair In DallasStudents are gearing up for a fraction of the cost thanks to the efforts of several organizations.
Texas Education Agency Hands Out 2019 Grades To School Districts, CampusesOn Thursday, the agency released its annual grades that are based on an "Accountability Rating."
Dallas County Has 1 Of Lowest Childhood Vaccination Rates In State's Most Populated AreasThe Dallas County Health Department is working to make it easier for parents to get their kids vaccinated before school starts.
New Year, New School Security Measures In PlanoExtra security includes uniformed patrols near the elementary schools and more school resource officers in higher grades.
Bulletproof Backpacks Are On Some BTS Shopping ListsBulletproof Backpacks Are On Some BTS Shopping Lists
First Day Of School Arrives Monday For Several North Texas School DistrictsMonday is the first day of school for students in Plano, Kennedale and Garland ISDs.
Tax-Free Weekend Underway In TexasThe tax-free weekend begins Friday and runs through midnight Sunday, August 11.
Grab Your Wallet, Tax-Free Weekend Is Upon Us!North Texas can expect to save 8.25% on all items under $100.
Tax-Free Weekend Kicks Off Across TexasTax-Free Weekend Kicks Off Across Texas
Texas Sales Tax Holiday/Tax-Free Weekend Begins FridayIt's that time of year again -- the annual back-to-school sales tax holiday begins August 9 across Texas.
Back To School Roundup Underway In Fort WorthBack To School Roundup Underway In Fort Worth