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KENS 5 San Antonio
Edgewood ISD offers college degrees at two high schoolsstudents a college degree is paving the way for affordable college. Dr. Emilio
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 10 hours ago
students a college degree is paving the way for affordable college. Dr. Emilio P. Castro, superintendent of Edgewood Independent School District, says that a program to give students a head start on college while still in high school will be... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
South San ISD breaks district records in academic achievementswas once a district plagued with academic struggles and dropping enrollment rat
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 10 hours ago
was once a district plagued with academic struggles and dropping enrollment rates is now an academic leader. South San Independent School District is making history on the south side with two campuses earning record numbers of academic... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Businesses collect school supplies for homeless childrenwho are homeless. About 4,200 students identified as homeless during last scho
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 12 hours ago
who are homeless. About 4,200 students identified as homeless during last school year, according to workers at Dallas Independent School District. This year, Rosa McPherson says her three grandchildren will be among that vulnerable group of... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Bellevue students are learning in new ways thanks to virtual programstudents, like Largent, will take the course using the Texas Virtual School Net
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 13 hours ago
students, like Largent, will take the course using the Texas Virtual School Network an online course. Bellevue Independent School District was awarded the Texas Virtual School Network for Rural Schools grant which is a $56,000 grant.... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Bellevue students are learning in new ways thanks to virtual programstudents, like Largent, will take the course using the Texas Virtual School Net
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 13 hours ago
students, like Largent, will take the course using the Texas Virtual School Network an online course. Bellevue Independent School District was awarded the Texas Virtual School Network for Rural Schools grant which is a $56,000 grant.... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
TEA is probing another San Antonio school districtHarlandale Independent School District is under a special accreditation investi
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 14 hours ago
Harlandale Independent School District is under a special accreditation investigation due to complaints about governance, nepotism, contract procurement and conflict of interest, according to a letter sent by the Texas Education Agency to board... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Harlandale ISD under TEA investigationThe Harlandale Independent School District has become the fourth public school
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 15 hours ago
The Harlandale Independent School District has become the fourth public school district in Bexar County to come under scrutiny of the Texas Education Agency. It’s a sad commentary on the quality of governance in some of our school districts when... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
SAISD bringing taco bowls, 'restaurant-style ambiance' to school lunch this yearThese might not be the lunches you remember from school. Students at San Anton
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 20 hours ago
These might not be the lunches you remember from school. Students at San Antonio Independent School District are returning to class with taco bowls, Sriracha wings and a food truck awaiting them. Lunch options across the district will include a... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Councilman fighting to save program for low-income S.A. studentsAfter graduating from South San Independent School District, Councilman Rey Sal
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 20 hours ago
After graduating from South San Independent School District, Councilman Rey Saldaña went on to attend prestigious Stanford University in California, though growing up he knew very little about college or what it took to get there. Neither one of his... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Clint ISD offers more academic programs for its studentsCLINT, Texas - The Clint Independent School District is four days into the new
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 22 hours ago
CLINT, Texas - The Clint Independent School District is four days into the new school year, but many of its students are already preparing for a career post-high school. CISD is made up of 11,800 students with four high schools, four middle and... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Willowridge High to benefit from school supply drive to replace mold-ravaged items22. The remediation and construction process at Willowridge, expected to stret
Houston Chronicle / Posted 23 hours ago
22. The remediation and construction process at Willowridge, expected to stretch until October, will cost the Fort Bend Independent School District an estimated $7.6 million. Achievement Through Leadership Foundation, One Delta Plaza... Read more
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Daily Mail
Robert E. Lee's relative 'fine' with removal of Confederate statuesOrleans as the last of four monuments to Confederate-era figures to be removed
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
Orleans as the last of four monuments to Confederate-era figures to be removed under a 2015 City Council vote. The Houston Independent School District also voted in 2016 to rename Robert E. Lee High School, a school with a large Latino population,... Read more
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11 News Houston
After Charlottesville, Dallas ISD takes up school name change policy on Sep 14The board of trustees for the Dallas Independent School District will reexamine
11 News Houston / Posted yesterday
The board of trustees for the Dallas Independent School District will reexamine its policy for changing the names of schools next month. The move comes after racially charged violence in Charlottesville, Virginia over the weekend fuelled by Neo-Nazi... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Eclipse 2017: Sky will darken, temperatures will dropEclipse 2017 Sky will darken... EL PASO, Texas - El Paso Independent School Di
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted yesterday
Eclipse 2017 Sky will darken... EL PASO, Texas - El Paso Independent School District teachers gathered at the district's Gene Roddenberry Planetarium to learn how to teach their students the science behind the 2017 eclipse and how to watch it... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Abilene ISD campus names rich in historyABILENE, Texas (KTAB) - The Abilene Independent School District is rich in its
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted yesterday
ABILENE, Texas (KTAB) - The Abilene Independent School District is rich in its history and that includes the naming of schools. There are three schools who are named after Confederate soldiers. Lee Elementary is named after Robert E. Lee. Johnston... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
North Texas School District Re-Evaluating $350 Bus FeeTexas district may have to pay hundreds of dollars more so their kids can ride
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted yesterday
Texas district may have to pay hundreds of dollars more so their kids can ride the bus to and from school. The Lovejoy Independent School District made the change this summer to make up for $5.3 million in state cuts. The district will not... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
After Charlottesville, Dallas ISD takes up school name change policy on Sep 14The board of trustees for the Dallas Independent School District will reexamine
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted yesterday
The board of trustees for the Dallas Independent School District will reexamine its policy for changing the names of schools next month. The move comes after racially charged violence in Charlottesville, Virginia over the weekend fuelled by Neo-Nazi... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Leander PTA wants to remind students in need its ‘closet doors' are open- New shirts, new shoes -- it all adds up. And not everyone can afford it. As
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted yesterday
- New shirts, new shoes -- it all adds up. And not everyone can afford it. As the first day of school looms, the Leander Independent School District PTA wants to make sure kids have something to wear that they're excited about. So they're trying... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Dallas Schools to Face Discussion on Confederate NamesThe controversy surrounding Confederate monuments and memorials continues aroun
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted yesterday
The controversy surrounding Confederate monuments and memorials continues around the country, and now some Dallas Independent School District schools will join the debate. "I have asked the board president to put it on the agenda for next month's... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
TEXAS TRIBUNE TO HOST FREE CONVERSATION WITH STATE LAWMAKERS SEN. BRYAN HUGHES & REP. GARY VANDEAVER ON AUGUST 30 IN TEXARKANA - TEXAS TRIBUNE TO HOST FREE CONVERSATION WITH STATE LAWMAKERS SEN. BRYAN HUGHES & REP. GARY VANDEAVER ON AUGUST 30 IN T...on Educator Quality. Previously, VanDeaver worked as a rural educator and serve
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted yesterday
on Educator Quality. Previously, VanDeaver worked as a rural educator and served as the superintendent of New Boston Independent School District. WHERE: Texarkana College, Truman Arnold Student Center’s Great Room, 2500 N. Robison Rd.,... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
How much does it cost to send your kid back to school in Bexar County?ANTONIO - Kids are heading back to school in Bexar County! How much are you she
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted yesterday
ANTONIO - Kids are heading back to school in Bexar County! How much are you shelling out for school supplies? At Northside Independent School District, school officials try to keep lists between $50 and $60. Every school is allowed to come up with... Read more
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Sweetwater Reporter
Notice of Regular School Board Meeting. Aug 1717 at 5:30. The agenda will be as follows: Notice of Regular School Board Meet
Sweetwater Reporter / Posted yesterday
17 at 5:30. The agenda will be as follows: Notice of Regular School Board Meeting The Board of Trustees Sweetwater Independent School District A Regular School Board Meeting of the Board of Trustees of Sweetwater Independent School... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Study says at least 109 schools named after Confederate figuresthe school was reported as having an African-American student body of more than
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted yesterday
the school was reported as having an African-American student body of more than 50 percent. Notably, in 2016, Houston Independent School District voted to rename Robert E. Lee High School Margaret Long Wisdom High School, after a lifelong... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
At least 109 schools named after Confederate figures, study saysthe school was reported as having an African-American student body of more than
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted yesterday
the school was reported as having an African-American student body of more than 50 percent. Notably, in 2016, Houston Independent School District voted to rename Robert E. Lee High School Margaret Long Wisdom High School, after a lifelong... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
At least 109 schools named after Confederate figures, study saysthe school was reported as having an African-American student body of more than
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 2 days ago
the school was reported as having an African-American student body of more than 50 percent. Notably, in 2016, Houston Independent School District voted to rename Robert E. Lee High School Margaret Long Wisdom High School, after a lifelong... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
At least 109 schools named after Confederate figures, study saysthe school was reported as having an African-American student body of more than
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 2 days ago
the school was reported as having an African-American student body of more than 50 percent. Notably, in 2016, Houston Independent School District voted to rename Robert E. Lee High School Margaret Long Wisdom High School, after a lifelong... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
At least 109 schools named after Confederate figures, study saysthe school was reported as having an African-American student body of more than
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 2 days ago
the school was reported as having an African-American student body of more than 50 percent. Notably, in 2016, Houston Independent School District voted to rename Robert E. Lee High School Margaret Long Wisdom High School, after a lifelong... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
At least 109 schools named after Confederate figures, study saysthe school was reported as having an African-American student body of more than
Dayton Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
the school was reported as having an African-American student body of more than 50 percent. Notably, in 2016, Houston Independent School District voted to rename Robert E. Lee High School Margaret Long Wisdom High School, after a lifelong... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Average EPISD homeowner to pay $64 more in taxes this yearAverage EPISD home owner to pay -64... EL PASO, TX - The average homeowner in
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 2 days ago
Average EPISD home owner to pay -64... EL PASO, TX - The average homeowner in the El Paso Independent School District will see an increase of $64.42 in taxes this fiscal year. The rate is increasing from $1.23 per $100 tax valuation of a home to... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Wylie ISD to propose $45 million bond to build new schoolsABILENE, Texas - The Wylie Independent School District is holding a board meeti
KTXS Abilene / Posted 2 days ago
ABILENE, Texas - The Wylie Independent School District is holding a board meeting on Monday, Aug. 21, to call for a bond election. Monday is the last day its board can make the decision in time for the November ballot. The board is proposing a $45... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Central Texas districts need more school bus driversour most challenging positions to find qualified candidates for is our bus driv
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 2 days ago
our most challenging positions to find qualified candidates for is our bus driver positions,” said Corey Ryan with Leander Independent School District. Right now, the district has 35 vacant bus driver positions. "What ends up happening in a... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
2 Fort Worth Schools Under Pressure to Meet State StandardsThe pressure is on for two Fort Worth Independent School District schools to st
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 2 days ago
The pressure is on for two Fort Worth Independent School District schools to step up their game and meet state standards this year. Under a new law, the state could take over management of the district if any school fails those standards for five... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
area district responds to reported $219 school supply list for kindergartnersWalmart's School Supply List Finder, the report said. Parents and teachers hav
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
Walmart's School Supply List Finder, the report said. Parents and teachers have responded. Schertz-Cibolo-Universal City Independent School District Public Information Officer Ed Suarez said he "does not believe it's true." "We're looking into... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Bexar County public school districts receive passing gradedistricts in Bexar County all received passing grades in state accountability r
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
districts in Bexar County all received passing grades in state accountability ratings released Tuesday. The San Antonio Independent School District, however, failed the “overall performance” category, one of four used to determine the district’s... Read more
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Sweetwater Reporter
Notice of Regular School Board Meeting. Aug 1717 at 5:30. The agenda will be as follows: Notice of Regular School Board Meet
Sweetwater Reporter / Posted 2 days ago
17 at 5:30. The agenda will be as follows: Notice of Regular School Board Meeting The Board of Trustees Sweetwater Independent School District A Regular School Board Meeting of the Board of Trustees of Sweetwater Independent School... Read more
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The Bismarck Tribune
How Robert E. Lee's image transformed over timeremoved in New Orleans in 2015 — the last remaining of the city's four monument
The Bismarck Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
removed in New Orleans in 2015 — the last remaining of the city's four monuments to Confederate-era figures. The Houston Independent School District voted in 2016 to rename Robert E. Lee High School, a school with a large Latino population, as... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Organization encourages students get vaccinated before start of schoolout to the four largest districts in El Paso County to find out how many studen
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 2 days ago
out to the four largest districts in El Paso County to find out how many students were exempt from vaccines. The Ysleta Independent School District reported that last year 101 students were exempt, YISD has more than 43,000 students. Socorro... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
Back To School For Students In The Keller ISDKELLER (CBSDFW.COM) – Students in the Keller Independent School District are sa
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 3 days ago
KELLER (CBSDFW.COM) – Students in the Keller Independent School District are saying goodbye to summer and hello to a new school year on Tuesday, with a new superintendent at the helm. Rick Westfall has taken over as the district’s leader, and he... Read more
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11 News Houston
Denton assistant principal reassigned over controversial bookDENTON, Texas -- An assistant principal with the Denton Independent School Dist
11 News Houston / Posted 3 days ago
DENTON, Texas -- An assistant principal with the Denton Independent School District has been removed from his position after he self-published a children's book featuring the controversial character Pepe the Frog. Monday, the school district... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Dallas ISD Trustee: Rename Schools With Confederate NamesAt least one Dallas Independent School District trustee wants the district's sc
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 3 days ago
At least one Dallas Independent School District trustee wants the district's schools named in honor of Confederate generals to be renamed. District 8 Trustee Miguel Solis tweeted late Sunday, "It's past time to change the name of all Confederate... Read more
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KXXV Waco
ECISD accountability ratings show improvement but more room for workThe Ector County Independent School District just got their accountability rati
KXXV Waco / Posted 3 days ago
The Ector County Independent School District just got their accountability ratings for last school year. Superintendent Tom Crowe said although ratings have improved from last year, there's still room for improvement. "They came out just like we... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
ECISD accountability ratings show improvement but more room for workThe Ector County Independent School District just got their accountability rati
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 3 days ago
The Ector County Independent School District just got their accountability ratings for last school year. Superintendent Tom Crowe said although ratings have improved from last year, there's still room for improvement. "They came out just like we... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
ECISD accountability ratings show improvement but more room for workThe Ector County Independent School District just got their accountability rati
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 3 days ago
The Ector County Independent School District just got their accountability ratings for last school year. Superintendent Tom Crowe said although ratings have improved from last year, there's still room for improvement. "They came out just like we... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
ECISD accountability ratings show improvement but more room for workThe Ector County Independent School District just got their accountability rati
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 3 days ago
The Ector County Independent School District just got their accountability ratings for last school year. Superintendent Tom Crowe said although ratings have improved from last year, there's still room for improvement. "They came out just like we... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Students at SAISD's first public Montessori school enjoy first day of classesSAN ANTONIO - It was a historic day for the San Antonio Independent School Dist
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 3 days ago
SAN ANTONIO - It was a historic day for the San Antonio Independent School District. Along with the first day of classes, it was also the first day for students in the city's first public Montessori school: Steele Montessori Academy. Until today,... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Denton assistant principal reassigned over controversial bookDENTON - An assistant principal with the Denton Independent School District has
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 3 days ago
DENTON - An assistant principal with the Denton Independent School District has been removed from his position after he self-published a children's book featuring the controversial character Pepe the Frog. Monday, the school district announced the... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
DPD Officers to Work More Overtime During State Fairin past years, but fewer will be assigned as part of their regular shifts. Offi
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 3 days ago
in past years, but fewer will be assigned as part of their regular shifts. Officers from Dallas Area Rapid Transit, Dallas Independent School District and the Dallas County Sheriff's Office will also provide security. The State Fair of Texas opens... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Midland I.S.D. releases statement following student's death over the weekendThe Midland Independent School District has released a statement following the
KXXV Waco / Posted 3 days ago
The Midland Independent School District has released a statement following the death of John Butler, 16. In a statement, Midland I.S.D. said, "We are saddened by the report that one of our students, John Butler, was fatally injured over the weekend.... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Midland I.S.D. releases statement following student's death over the weekendThe Midland Independent School District has released a statement following the
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 3 days ago
The Midland Independent School District has released a statement following the death of John Butler, 16. In a statement, Midland I.S.D. said, "We are saddened by the report that one of our students, John Butler, was fatally injured over the weekend.... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Midland I.S.D. releases statement following student's death over the weekendThe Midland Independent School District has released a statement following the
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 3 days ago
The Midland Independent School District has released a statement following the death of John Butler, 16. In a statement, Midland I.S.D. said, "We are saddened by the report that one of our students, John Butler, was fatally injured over the weekend.... Read more
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