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Despite new state law, algebra II still a requirement for admission at most Texas colleges and universities

| |Friday, Mar. 07, 2014

The University of Texas, Texas A&M and the University of North Texas systems say they will not lower their standards for House Bill 5.

A joyful reunion: oldest graduates of Cleburne’s all-black high school reminisce

| |Friday, Mar. 07, 2014

The graduates chose not to dwell on the unfairness of segregation.

“Hometown recruiting” helps high school kids become Arlington police officers

| |Wednesday, Mar. 05, 2014

Arlington police, the school district and the University of Texas at Arlington launch a program to get Arlington students on a track to law enforcement careers in their hometown.

Fort Worth schools take issue with gun range

| |Thursday, Mar. 06, 2014

A proposed indoor shooting range is near a Fort Worth alternative high school and the school district’s administrative complex. School officials asked the City Council not to approve a zoning change request.

Student’s mom to contest Cran-Brrr-Rita punishment in Trophy Club

| |Tuesday, Mar. 04, 2014

The mother says the eighth-grader’s punishment is too harsh in an incident involving a canned alcoholic beverage.

Fort Worth police chief urges teens to stick with education

| |Tuesday, Mar. 04, 2014

Police Chief Jeffrey Halstead tells Rosemont Middle School students that dropping out of college made life tougher for him after he settled on a direction in his life.

TCC officials break ground on the first new South Campus building in 40 years

| |Tuesday, Mar. 04, 2014

The 87,000-square-foot Energy Technology Center at the South Campus will offer training in heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC); renewable energy, oil and gas production; and industrial technology.

Snow days pile up for Northwest, other area school districts

| |Monday, Mar. 03, 2014

Texas schools have two bad weather days built into school calendars.

Arlington prep school club rebuilds broken computers, gives them to disadvantaged students

| |Monday, Mar. 03, 2014

Funding came from a $500 Catch the Spirit grant given to the group by generationOn to newly registered middle school clubs in five U.S. cities.

Big ideas for tiny windmills at UTA

| |Sunday, Mar. 02, 2014

Research associates are working on micro windmills so small that 10 can fit on a single grain of rice, to power remote sensors.

Fort Worth school board evaluating superintendent’s performance

| |Tuesday, Mar. 04, 2014

Fort Worth superintendent considers $490 million bond among his top achievements.

Tarrant kids show off skills at junior livestock show

| |Friday, Feb. 28, 2014

There’s much more than animals to see and buy at the Tarrant County Junior Livestock Show and Youth Fair, which continues through Saturday at the Will Rogers Memorial Center.

Graphic anti-abortion protest at Paschal greeted with gentler images

| |Friday, Feb. 28, 2014

Project Frontlines participants said they may take their anti-abortion protest to Arlington Heights High School next

Fort Worth incumbent challenged in education board battle

| |Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014

Pat Hardy is one of two longtime GOP members of the State Board of Education facing challengers.

Grapevine-Colleyville district to add language center

| |Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014

A new language center will assess the English-speaking skills of students entering Grapevine-Colleyville schools.

Memorial to slain Saginaw girl will be unveiled Saturday

| |Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014

The outdoor memorial, built by members of the Specialists Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club, sits outside the window of 6-year-old Alanna Gallagher’s kindergarten classroom.

Almost 700 students on display at annual science and engineering fair

| |Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014

Students from 10 counties turned out to UT Arlington’s College Park Center to compete against their peers.

Arlington elementary school library gets 5,000 books from KPMG

| |Monday, Feb. 24, 2014

The program is part of KPMG’s sponsorship with PGA tour champion Phil Mickelson and pro golfer Stacy Lewis.

Keller school district leaders to consider career and technology center

| |Monday, Feb. 24, 2014

The vocational center could be part of a November bond package.

Arlington trustees set March hearing on proposed pay raises

| |Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014

The Arlington school board calls a public hearing and final vote for March 20 on a proposal to raise pay for employees other than teachers effective immediately.