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April 04, 2019 - 11:35 am
The Republican-led Texas House has approved a bipartisan school finance bill that would pour $9 billion into the state's public education system — lawmakers' latest attempt to revamp a funding structure the state Supreme Court has deemed barely constitutional.
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Susy Solis
February 27, 2019 - 6:26 pm
DALLAS (1080 KRLD) - Teachers say standardized tests have taken the fun out of teaching. Now, they say, instead of educating, they are teaching to the test. The test they are talking about the STAAR tests, the end-of-course tests that high school students have to take in order to graduate. Now...
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Barbara Schwarz
February 04, 2019 - 8:38 pm
New Bill Would Help Students Who Have Seizures.mp3 DALLAS (1080 KRLD) - Sam's law is geared to those Texas students who suffer from seizures, and there are many. Sheri Dudo, founder the non-profit group Purple Warriors of Texas says the Epilepsy Foundation of Texas has stated there are 49,050 Texas...
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KRLD Sunday Morning News
November 04, 2018 - 10:59 am
Of all the municipal ballot measures in North Texas, the outcome of Frisco's $691 million bond and tax ratification election will be one of the most closely watched. NBC 5 reports the bond would pay for the construction of four new schools, renovation to existing facilities and additional...
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School Bus
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November 04, 2018 - 9:18 am
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - A North Texas bus driver and bus attendant have resigned after they overlooked a 5-year-old special needs student who sat strapped in his bus seat for five hours. Fort Worth school district spokesman Clint Bond says the bus stopped at an elementary school on Oct. 15 where...
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