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Texas’ A-F school ratings model gets low marks from North Texas educators

North Texas school administrators and leaders outline a legislative priorities list that includes repealing Texas’ controversial “A-F” accountability model. The new ratings system is currently being developed by the Texas Education Agency. School leaders said it relies too much on the STAAR tests and penalizes districts that serve low-income students.

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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

Jamie Dixon: Even in a loss, TCU made a statement 0:50

Jamie Dixon: Even in a loss, TCU made a statement

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How NASA Measures Global Temperatures

Prepping for an inaugural pot protest 1:43

Prepping for an inaugural pot protest