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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.

Arlington school district partners with UTA for STEM Academy

| |Thursday, Aug. 07, 2014

Arlington school board members announced a partnership with UT Arlington Thursday night for a special academy geared toward the sciences. Students can earn high school and college credit simultaneously.

Texas schools expect to easily accommodate immigrant kids

| |Saturday, Aug. 09, 2014

States can’t deny access to basic public education to youngsters who are undocumented, according to the U.S. Department of Education.

Texas tax-free weekend tips

| |Friday, Aug. 08, 2014

Families with school-age children are expected to spend an average of $670 on back-to-school supplies this year.

Annual tax-free weekend starts Friday

| |Friday, Aug. 08, 2014

Texas shoppers statewide are expected to save about $82.7 million in state and local taxes.

Thousands head to Will Rogers center in Fort Worth for back-to-school roundup

|Wednesday, Aug. 06, 2014

The 10th annual Tarrant County Back to School Roundup at the Will Rogers Memorial Center’s Amon G. Carter Exhibit Hall

‘Rosedale Renaissance’ gets underway in Fort Worth

| |Tuesday, Aug. 05, 2014

The first phase of the East Rosedale Street Project and major renovations to the neighboring university will be done by spring 2015.

H-E-B district to open new school in Arlington

| |Monday, Aug. 04, 2014

The two-story elementary school can serve up to 870 students in pre-kindergarten through sixth grade

Fort Worth school district must repay millions to state

| |Friday, Aug. 01, 2014

A computer problem caused the district to miscount students in certain programs that resulted in overpayments from the state.

Texas officials propose program to test self-driving cars, jet packs — even hover cars

| |Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014

For a state that prides itself in fiscal frugality, Texas is always finding new ways to spend money, this time testing innovative emerging transportation technologies at state universities.

Baylor students were dedicated musicians, teachers recall

| |Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014

The four Baylor clarinet players involved in a fatal car crash Tuesday morning decided to drive to Louisiana instead of riding in university-supplied vans.

Kids say Fort Worth school district owes them money for work

| |Tuesday, Jul. 29, 2014

School officials say Kyev Tatum was told not to implement the summer work program. Parents say the students worked 7,000 hours over 15 days at 17 campuses.