Fort Worth man arrested in child porn case placed in federal custody

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A 28-year-old Fort Worth man was found with thousands of images of child porn, and his 17-year-old “son” posed as a sixth-grader, Hurst police say.

Amid criticism, Texas fails to OK new textbooks

The Texas Board of Education couldn't muster the votes late Tuesday to grant preliminary approval for new history and social studies textbooks for classrooms across the nation's second-largest state, failing to act amid stinging criticism of the proposed books from both the right and left.

Haltom High students accidentally started fire, officials said

Two students were taken to a hospital for treatment of smoke inhalation after theater students accidentally started a fire Tuesday afternoon, officials said.

Climate science provokes textbook battle in Texas

Several textbook publishers have withdrawn passages from social studies textbooks that could have lead middle school students to think that climate change is not caused by human activity, an advocacy group said Monday.

Fort Worth bond panel asks for list of ‘at risk’ projects

The advisory committee that is scrutinizing expenditures under the Fort Worth school district’s $490 million bond program wants to zero in on the “at risk” school construction projects most likely to bust their projected budgets.

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