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Mask mandates banned again in Texas schools. These

9 hours ago · Superintendent Michael Hinojosa -- who was the first schools leader in Texas to formally go against Abbott’s order -- previously announced plans to reconsider the district’s mandate after

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Are divided Texas politics killing school bond packages

(9 days ago) Public schools need community support moving forward, said Kevin Brown, the executive director of the Texas Association of School Administrators. “Hopefully, this is not a trend, but just a blip

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New rankings list ‘red flag’ schools in North Texas facing

(6 days ago) Nearly 400 North Texas schools that usually rank high academically were identified as “red flag” campuses because their performance dropped during …

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UT-Dallas recognized as one of top Texas schools for …

(5 days ago) UT-Dallas was one of nine schools to win the gold recognition. The University of Texas at Austin and the University of Texas at Arlington also received gold recognition.

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These Plano ISD elementary schools are in line to get new

(3 days ago) 7:54 AM on Nov 18, 2021 CST. Four elementary school campuses in Plano ISD are in line to get new playgrounds. The district will first install a playground at Aldridge Elementary School. If the

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Texas schools are surveilling students online, often

(4 days ago) Texas schools are rapidly scaling up the use of technology that monitors email, web history and social media posts of potentially millions of students, often without their knowledge or consent, a

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Southlake schools and parents are not as divided as you …

(Just Now) Southlake schools and parents are not as divided as you think While media reports of a racial reckoning, all of us want the same thing: a safe, affirming, and welcoming environment for our kids.

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COVID drove a wedge between parents and schools, and …

(4 days ago) When the pandemic shuttered schools, parents rallied alongside teachers. Then, as education pivoted to online teaching, parents with broadband turned homes into classrooms. Despite these

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Schools need volunteers now more than ever to …

(6 days ago) Schools will need community volunteers to overcome this gap. A learning gap, also referred to as the COVID-19 slide, is defined as the difference between what a student has learned and what the

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Feds open civil rights investigations into Southlake

(3 days ago) 10:35 AM on Nov 17, 2021 CST. The U.S. Department of Education opened a civil rights investigation into allegations of racial and gender discrimination in Southlake schools, NBC News reported. The

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Texas board rejects proposed sex ed materials for middle

(9 days ago) 9:03 PM on Nov 16, 2021 CST. The ongoing battle over “inappropriate content” in Texas public schools raged on Tuesday as the State Board of Education declined to preliminarily adopt middle and

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North Texas schools suddenly switch to virtual learning as

(3 days ago) Some North Texas schools are shifting to virtual learning as COVID-19 cases surge due to the delta variant. Richardson ISD is closing Brentfield Elementary School for 10 days because of rising

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Two elementary schools in this North Texas city bested

(3 days ago) A new ranking from U.S. News & World Report has two Southlake elementary schools making the grade.. Old Union Elementary School and Carroll Elementary School ranked No. 3 and No. 4, out of 4,446

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DeSoto schools superintendent resigns from embattled

(5 days ago) news Education. DeSoto schools superintendent resigns from embattled district, takes job at education nonprofit The trustees unanimously voted to …

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Conservative politicians see Southlake Carroll schools

(4 days ago) Update: This is a developing story and will be updated throughout the day. Some politicians are seizing upon a federal investigation into alleged discrimination in Southlake schools to insinuate

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Dallas high schoolers who went to work during COVID-19

(3 days ago) DISD has established teams at high schools to locate students not yet enrolled and to funnel the teens toward the program that can …

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Dallas schools were on the rise, praised for progress and

(3 days ago) Roughly 60 schools will offer three hours of after-school programming every weekday, with time set aside for tutoring, athletics and arts. Tutoring also plays an essential role in the district’s

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Here’s what we know about the federal investigation into

(1 days ago) Southlake schools have attracted national attention in recent months over controversy surrounding a plan to make the district more inclusive for students of color. Here’s what we know about the

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Texas schools can issue mask mandates while AG prohibited

(2 days ago) Update: This story was updated Nov. 11 to include a response from the governor's office. Texas’ ban on mask mandates in schools violates the …

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Gov. Abbott’s ban on school mask mandates back in effect

(7 days ago) Update: This is a developing story that will be updated throughout the day. Gov. Greg Abbott’s ban on school mask mandates is back in effect in …

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Virtual teachers, hefty bonuses help North Texas schools

(7 days ago) As a result, Lancaster is using a virtual teacher provider, Elevate K-12, to staff some classes in middle and high schools. Elevate K-12 is a Chicago-based company that offers live instruction to

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People who work at or attend schools in Dallas now

(4 days ago) News. People who work at or attend schools in Dallas now eligible for library cards On Oct. 13, the Dallas City Council voted to expand the availability of …

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Six Richardson ISD elementary schools awarded $2,000

(3 days ago) news Education. Six Richardson ISD elementary schools awarded $2,000 grants for gardens More than half of the district’s elementary schools have campus gardens to promote student engagement.

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Richardson elementary schools won’t require masks after

(1 days ago) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention continues to recommend masking inside schools, regardless of a person’s vaccination status. Richardson’s mask mandate put it at odds with state

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Will Texas repeat a McCarthy-like investigation into what

(6 days ago) Heightened scrutiny over how schools teach history -- and whether it was patriotic enough or indoctrinating kids -- spurred the Texas lawmakers to investigate. Five House members were charged with

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Texas Gov. Abbott joins fight over books, saying

(7 days ago) A week after a Texas House member opened an investigation into books about race and sexuality in public schools, Gov. Greg Abbott threw responsibility on local school boards to shield students

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Texas board adopts sex ed material but rejects health

(6 days ago) Update: This is a developing story that will be updated frequently. For now, there will be no state-adopted instructional materials on health for the state’s 6,700 elementary schools. In a

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Gov. Abbott seeks standards to prevent ‘obscene content

(9 days ago) 12:39 PM on Nov 8, 2021 CST. Gov. Greg Abbott is calling on the state’s education agency, State Board of Education and Texas’ library and archives commission to develop standards to prevent

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Oklahoma State impresses CFP committee, but Cowboys still

(8 days ago) 2 days ago · sports Other Schools. Oklahoma State impresses CFP committee, but Cowboys still have some work to do in Big 12 title game At this point, OSU needs a title game win coupled with losses by either

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Texans don’t trust elected leaders to decide which books

(1 days ago) By Talia Richman. 6:30 AM on Nov 23, 2021 CST. Texans don’t trust the state’s elected officials to decide which controversial books should be removed from public schools, according to a new

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Backlash over books about race, gender hits Texas schools

(Just Now) news Education. Backlash over books about race, gender hits Texas schools Legislation targeting ‘critical race theory’ has inflamed debates at local school boards, experts say

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American Athletic Conference officially adds six schools

(4 days ago) The AAC will now include 15 schools, but only 14 teams in each sport because Navy only plays football in the conference, and Wichita …

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Winners and losers from NCAA’s coaching carousel, plus

(1 days ago) 1 day ago · sports Oklahoma Sooners. Winners and losers from NCAA’s coaching carousel, plus what those changes could mean to area schools Oklahoma, TCU, SMU and Texas Tech will all have new head coaches.

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The selection process for private schools

(Just Now) Private schools use these tests to level the playing field. Test scores enable admissions staff to see how applicants in the pool compare to …

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Our public school children won’t be OK if the adults in

(3 days ago) The very purpose of our schools is to prepare students to become well-functioning adults, equipped with the lifelong knowledge and behaviors to contribute to the well-being of themselves and others.

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How the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the future of

(6 days ago) The CEF determined that 132 U.S. private schools had closed — a surprisingly small number when you remember the nation has more than 34,000 private schools educating almost 5 million students.

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5 things to know about the fight over masks in Texas schools

(4 days ago) KIPP Charter schools, which operates seven campuses in southern Dallas, dropped their mask requirements on Sept. 22, after receiving such a letter. “We are under tight scrutiny from the state

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Texans support mask mandates in schools, News/UT-Tyler

(7 days ago) news Education. Texans support mask mandates in schools, News/UT-Tyler poll finds Half of all respondents thought that masks should be required in all K-12 schools, with another quarter of

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Behind elite defense, Oklahoma State’s morphed into a

(3 days ago) 2 hours ago · sports Baylor Bears. Behind elite defense, Oklahoma State’s morphed into a College Football Playoff contender A win vs. No. 9 Baylor in the Big 12 championship would position Oklahoma State to

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The benefits of private schools vs. public schools

(8 days ago) The benefits of private schools vs. public schools There are many benefits of both private schools and public schools, but doing …

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Class 7A, other changes could be close for future UIL

(8 days ago) Others aren’t sure that adding 7A is the best option. For the current alignment, Class 6A is for schools with an enrollment of 2,200 and above, but it goes all the way up to Allen’s enrollment

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Watch: Amari Cooper, CeeDee Lamb and Michael Gallup make

(9 days ago) 1 hour ago · 8:19 PM on Dec 2, 2021 CST. All three of the Cowboys’ star receivers on the field simultaneously has been a sight for sore eyes this season. But when Amari Cooper, CeeDee Lamb and Michael Gallup

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Baylor’s Jalen Pitre named Big 12 defensive player of the

(Just Now) sports Baylor Bears. Baylor’s Jalen Pitre named Big 12 defensive player of the year — see all-conference first team Pitre is the only …

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Face masks no longer required at Richardson ISD secondary

(7 days ago) 7:38 AM on Nov 3, 2021 CDT. As of Wednesday, Richardson ISD no longer requires face masks at junior highs, high schools and central buildings. Face masks are now encouraged for staff and students

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Teen injured in Arlington school shooting released from

(9 days ago) Update: Updated at 5:38 p.m. to include more details. The 15-year-old injured in the Timberview High School shooting earlier this month was released from the hospital over the weekend, Arlington

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Gov. Abbott wants ‘criminal’ investigation related to porn

(1 days ago) Update: This is a developing story and will be updated throughout the day. Gov. Greg Abbott is directing Texas education officials to investigate whether pornography is …

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