Education

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks at a campaign house party, Friday, June 14, 2019, in Windham, N.H. Candidates including Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders have proposed plans to eliminate tuition at public colleges and universities, while former Vice President Joe Biden and others back plans for free community college. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
June 16, 2019 - 12:56 pm
After receding from the national stage, the free college movement is resurfacing as a central rallying point for Democrats as they set their sights on the White House. At least 18 of the party's 23 presidential contenders have come out in support of some version of free college . Sen. Elizabeth...
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June 16, 2019 - 1:52 am
DALLAS (KRLD) - Smartphones are changing our anatomy. The Journal of Anatomy in Great Britain says young adults are more likely to have a little spike growing at the base of their skulls. Presumably, the growth is an adaptation developed by hunching over to stare at screens-- both computer and hand...
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Oklahoma state Sen. Carri Hicks, D-Oklahoma City, listens to a question during an interview in her office Wednesday, May 8, 2019, in Oklahoma City. Hicks is a Democrat and former elementary school teacher who won what had been a Republican-held seat in northwest Oklahoma City last November. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
June 15, 2019 - 9:52 am
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Betty Collins was born and raised in Tulsa, but the eighth grade history teacher hadn't been to the state Capitol in Oklahoma City until last spring, when she educators throughout the state walked off the job to protest for better wages and public school funding. Since that...
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High School Football
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Kristin Weisell
June 14, 2019 - 5:08 am
FRISCO (1080 KRLD) - The district is suspending those athletic fees for the next school year, as they take time this summer to see if it's worth making more changes. Until now, Frisco parents had to pay a $100 fee for middle school athletes and a $200 fee for high school athletes, no matter what...
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Lockers, School Lockers
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June 12, 2019 - 6:07 am
Dallas school officials say the ongoing power outages are still affecting some schools so the district is cancelling all summer activities, camps and meals at elementary and middle schools through the end of the week.
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Governor Greg Abbott
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June 06, 2019 - 12:44 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has signed into law several measures meant to boost school security, including ones that will allow armed teachers in schools and increase mental health services for students. The bills signed Thursday were passed this year in response to the 2018...
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