Education

Arlington

Arlington instrument repair class hits right note with marketable skill

The Arlington school district’s innovative class is in its second year for juniors and seniors, and the professional course is aimed at equipping students to enter a career field in critical need of skilled technicians. The district entered a public-private partnership with Music & Arts to set up the course and provide training from within the field.

Education

Latino superintendents lead school districts in Texas' eight largest cities

With a new school superintendent taking over this fall in Houston, every one of Texas’ eight largest cities now has a Latino running the school district. That’s a big deal in a state with a surging Hispanic population and a history of political underrepresentation. As part of a statewide collaborative series, KERA digs into the implications for students, schools and the politics of education.

Hurst-Euless-Bedford News

Bedford school gets center to promote reading

Stonegate Elementary School is the third school in the Hurst-Euless-Bedford district to get a Reading Oasis, which encourages children and their families to look at reading as a fun activity. The reading oasis is designed to promote literacy and to give children a comfortable, colorful place to read.

Videos

North Texas valedictorian reveals she's undocumented immigrant in speech

In her speech this week, McKinney Boyd High School valedictorian Larissa Martinez revealed something she has hidden from most of her classmates for years: She is an undocumented immigrant. The reaction to her speech has been swift and strong, both positive and negative. In an interview with WFAA, Martinez says she'd welcome the chance to meet with Donald Trump when he is in Dallas next week.
North Texas valedictorian reveals she's undocumented immigrant in speech 6:16

North Texas valedictorian reveals she's undocumented immigrant in speech

Yu Darvish roared with approval as he walked off the mound after striking out the side in the sixth 0:58

Yu Darvish roared with approval as he walked off the mound after striking out the side in the sixth

Jeff Banister thinks Yu Darvish has another gear left after 12 strikeout night 1:36

Jeff Banister thinks Yu Darvish has another gear left after 12 strikeout night

Haltom roughs up Keller, 50-31 1:30

Haltom roughs up Keller, 50-31