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Grapevine Mustangs gear up for a new era

| |Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014

Grapevine High School dropped to Class 5A, meaning the Mustangs are the big boys on the block.

Cellphones and school zones don’t mix, authorities warn

| |Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014

Drivers can be fined from $200 to $1,250 for violations.

Arlington school trustees set slightly higher tax rate

| |Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014

Twelve architectural firms were hired for first and second phases of Arlington school bond program.

Frontier High School projects give back to Mansfield

| |Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014

Senior class initiatives benefit the community in small and big ways.

Texas Wesleyan goes smoke-free

|Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

The Student Government Association initiated the smoke-free policy, which became effective Wednesday.

Bob Costas, James Carville to speak at UT Arlington

Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014

Tickets will go on sale Tuesday to see sportscaster Bob Costas of NBC Sports at the University of Texas at Arlington. Costas is the first in the university’s 2014-15 Maverick Speakers Series.

Tarrant County College faculty members to get raises

| |Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

Tuition will not increase for any TCC students, according to the new budget.

Instruments of change: Fort Worth adding music back into school kids’ lives

| |Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014

While many urban districts cut fine arts programs to balance their budgets, Fort Worth added music programs to its elementary schools.

UNT schedules big talent for 2014 Fine Arts Series

| |Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014

The Fine Arts Series at the University of North Texas will feature The Onion’s founding director, Orange Is the New Black star Laverne Cox and the creative director at Marvel Comics.

North Texas students are graduating with a plan

| |Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014

Districts ready counselors to help high school freshmen with the new endorsement requirements.

Birdville bond package to go on Nov. 4 ballot

| |Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014

Bond program will help reconstruct three schools, improve technology and increase campus security

Texas Democrat proposes $2 billion program for college tuition for high school grads

| |Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014

The Democratic lieutenant governor candidate plans to ask Texans to OK dedicating $2 billion of state money to send youths to college.

Federal grand jury indicts former Denton teacher in child porn case

| |Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014

Fort Worth man who taught at Denton High School is accused of two counts of soliciting photos of boys.

Fort Worth school officials will “scrub the budget” to cover $39 million error

| |Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014

Chief financial officer tells Fort Worth trustees that the district will stay financially strong even though it must repay millions to the state.

Address goes over Arlington schools’ achievements

| |Monday, Aug. 11, 2014

About 400 people attended the Arlington school district superintendent’s 2014 State of the District address.

College students given the opportunity to text it out

| |Monday, Aug. 11, 2014

Students at Texas Wesleyan University who don’t like their roommates don’t have to hold it in and resort to passive-aggressive tactics or worse this year, with the addition of a new app designed to prevent conflict.

UT Arlington to break ground on $1 million cold storage facility for photo archives

| |Monday, Aug. 11, 2014

The underground vault will house the collections’ current holdings of 5 million negatives and leave room for expansion, officials say.

Fort Worth trustees OK payments to students who did work under minister’s program

| |Saturday, Aug. 09, 2014

Officials twice told the Rev. Kyev Tatum not to proceed with his plans for the Good Hand Crew.

Keller district officials hope to educate public on bond plan

| |Saturday, Aug. 09, 2014

Among the proposals in the bond is funding for a career and technology center.

State’s 2014 accountability ratings released

| |Friday, Aug. 08, 2014

Some districts praise the new accountability system while Arlington calls for its to be simplified and have local control.