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The Young Women's Leadership Academy of Fort Worth is among organizations that received donations from Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban. [Read More]
In a court filing, Texas teacher Stacy Bailey's attorney accuses Mansfield ISD of punishing his client for being in a gay marriage. The attorney claims... [Read More]
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The Fort Worth school district is adding more Hispanic history to through an overlay curriculum that . Hispanic students make up the majority of students... [Read More]
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Business leaders, educators and philanthropists want to help more children read by boosting classroom libraries. Read Fort Worth is asking for $500,000 to get more... [Read More]
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Texas State Board of Education to keep term "heroic" in history lessons about the Alamo in state classrooms, even as it retools other parts curriculum... [Read More]
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Some Keller parents are asking Keller schools and Durham School Services to address bus transportation issues. Parents listed bus delays, mixed routes and no shows... [Read More]
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Four students from Fort Worth schools traveled to Austin to urge the State Board of Education to approve social studies curriculum that is more inclusive... [Read More]
Fort Worth father surprises children with an unexpected visit after returning from military deployment. Torres serves in the U.S. Army National Guard. [Read More]
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Texas students observe the 17th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks with solemn ceremonies. Many were babies or not even born when terrorists hijacked... [Read More]
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Education experts want more parents to get to know the principals of their children's schools. Strong principals are believed to help build strong schools. [Read More]
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Several school districts in Tarrant, Parker counties are holding elections this fall. Azle, Keller schools have a TRE election on Sept. 8. In Birdville schools,... [Read More]
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KENT — Jason Noble says he's trying to help Kent residents quit smoking — one vape at a time.  Noble owns Groove, a store in... [Read More]
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Star-Telegram Charities, Inc. and Catholic Charities Fort Worth are calling for volunteers to help with the 2018 Goodfellow Fund campaign. The program gives holiday gift... [Read More]
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An Arlington father said he complained about a gay art teacher when she talked to students about her girlfriend. The complaint and ensuing controversy is... [Read More]
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More Texas families are opting out of vaccines — a trend that helped put Tarrant County among areas described as "hotspots." Medical experts worry the... [Read More]
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Follow the StarTribune for the news, photos and videos from the Twin Cities and beyond. [Read More]
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A Flower Mound, Texas, high school principal apologized for video that featured girls as violators of the dress code. The video caused a stir on... [Read More]
At Dunbar High School, fathers welcomed students back to school with high fives. The Fort Worth high school was among North Texas campuses that started... [Read More]
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A year after the Star-Telegram highlighted problems on Las Vegas Trail, many projects are underway to keep children safe. A Boys & Girls Club opened... [Read More]
Fort Worth teachers use music video to gear up for the start of the school year. A back-to-school video by a Fort Worth math teacher... [Read More]
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