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Judge again finds state school financing unconstitutional

| |Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014

State District Judge John Dietz said that the school finance system is unconstitutional not only because of inadequate funding and flaws in the way it distributes money to districts, but also because it imposes a de facto state property tax.

Suicide of ‘standout’ fire academy senior stuns Eastern Hills community

| |Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014

Katerin Romero, 17, was a ‘natural leader’ who could have been the first in her family to go to college, teacher and trustee say.

Fort Worth school trustees vote to take ‘legal action’ against Tatum

| |Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014

The school board also sets an unchanged tax rate for next fiscal year.

‘There could be a civilization on a moon like that’

| |Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014

UTA researchers propose a new way of searching for celestial bodies that could harbor life.

Tarrant County students go back to school

|Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014

Schools opened their doors for the start of a new school year.

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.