Viral Campaign Helping Teachers Buy School SuppliesAccording to one estimate, 94 percent of teachers spend nearly $500 a year on school supplies.
New Dallas ISD Teachers Come From Other Careers, CountriesDallas ISD says some of the new hires come from Spain, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Venezuela and Colombia.
Frisco ISD Brings 600 New Teachers On BoardThe district wants to bring high school class sizes down from 30-to-1 to 26-to-1 which it believes will improve student performance.
Texas House Vote Could Change Financing For Every School DistrictTexas House Vote Could Change Financing For Every School District
Texas Lawmakers Set To Debate School Finance BillIf a school finance reform plan stays intact some North Texas school districts will be able to spend hundreds of dollars more per student in the classroom.
2 New Food 'Markets' Now Open Inside Irving SchoolsThe idea is to make sure every child in the district gets enough food at home.
Grapevine ISD Teaching Kids How To Interact With PoliceGrapevine ISD Teaching Kids How To Interact With Police
Expert On Bullying Shares Tips For Parents, StudentsAnastasia Taylor, a licensed clinical social worker, helps parents navigate the issue of bullying.
Mental Health Expert Talks About Bullying In School"Talk to kids about how to recognize their own emotions--changing, feeling down...those are all signs of possible depression or bullying."
Plano ISD Parents & Students Watching For Measles SymptomsPlano ISD Parents & Students Watching For Measles Symptoms
Dallas ISD Dealing With Bus Driver ShortageThe district was asking current employees to consider picking up extra shifts driving a route until more drivers could be hired over the weekend.
Smartphone App Gives School Zone Speed Warnings To DriversSmartphone App Gives School Zone Speed Warnings To Drivers
Crowley ISD Rolls Out Red Carpets For Students On First Day Of SchoolPolice officers were also there giving out high fives, hugs and words of encouragement as the students entered their schools.
Wish Granted: Recess Time Doubles At North Texas Elementary SchoolStudents at Old Union Elementary School in Southlake returned to school this week to the news their recess time will double after their pleas to their principal for more playground time last year.
Fort Worth ISD Starts School Year With New AcademyIn the Fort Worth Independent School District, what's old is new again. The new I. M. Terrell Academy for STEM and Visual and Performing Arts is considered a gem for the district.
First School Bell Rings For Most North Texas StudentsIt’s the day many families have been waiting for or dreading. Hundreds of thousands of North Texas kids are heading back to class this morning. It’s the first day of school for students in Dallas, Fort Worth, Irving, Arlington, Grand Prairie and Birdville just to name a few.
Back To School: Stay Safe At School Bus StopsHere are some safety tips to keep in mind for kids waiting at school bus stops. The Texas Department of Transportation reported a nearly 25 percent increase in school zone car crashes from the previous year.
School Bus Drivers Making "Dry Runs" Before Students Head Back To ClassSome of the biggest school districts in the metroplex are going back to school on Monday -- including Dallas, Fort Worth, Arlington, Irving and Richardson. This morning some students in Fort Worth are already riding the bus, as drivers leave the bus depot to practice their routes.
After School Program Gives Parents Better OptionsChild advocates are encouraging parents to make sure they've got a good plan in place for when the school day ends.
With The Start Of School DISD Prepares To Feed 150,000Four days from now thousands of students in Dallas head back to school and preparations are already underway to make sure they're served healthy, tasty meals.
Focus On Nutrition As Students In The DISD Head Back To ClassFour days from now thousands of students in Dallas head back to school and preparations are already underway to make sure they're served healthy, tasty meals. CBS 11 News went to the Marisa Luna kitchen for Dallas Independent School District Food and Child Nutrition Services to get a look at how the district is preparing to feed some 150,000 students.
The Grades Are In For School Districts Across TexasThe Texas Education Agency has released letter grades for every public school district in the state, just as students across North Texas begin returning to classes for a new school year.
Back To School: Save Money When Shopping For UniformsSave a little money when out shopping for school uniforms.
Dallas Families Get Ready For Classes At The Mayor's Back To School FairFamilies in Dallas are getting ready for the first day of classes at the Mayor's Back To School Fair. Families started lining up as early as 3 a.m. to take advantage of the free event, but the fair officially begins at 8:00 a.m.