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Fort Worth school board picks Robbins as president

| |Wednesday, Jun. 11, 2014

Norman Robbins, a Lockheed executive, is chosen to hold the gavel for one year.

Dansby, school board: A bitter divorce

| |Wednesday, Jun. 11, 2014

The former superintendent of the Fort Worth school district says some board members expected him to engage in unethical behavior.

U.S. student loan program to expand

| |Tuesday, Jun. 10, 2014

The change could cut payments for another 5 million borrowers.

Keller board votes to censure new trustee

| |Monday, Jun. 09, 2014

Speakers and other board members call on Trustee Jo Lynn Haussmann to resign Monday night because of anti-Muslim comments she posted on Facebook about a council member in neighboring Southlake.

Linares named interim Fort Worth school superintendent

| |Tuesday, Jun. 10, 2014

Pat Linares, who retired as a deputy school superintendent in 2010, was hired by the Fort Worth school board Monday night as interim superintendent. Monday was the last day for former superintendent Walter Dansby.

Arlington school district set to launch training for potential campus administrators

| |Monday, Jun. 09, 2014

Aspiring assistant principals and principals will participate in a yearlong leadership program thanks to a $1.3 million investment.

O’Neal gets to keep his ‘Angel,’ settling suit over Warhol portrait

| |Monday, Jun. 09, 2014

Ryan O’Neal finally has Farrah Fawcett for keeps.

Fort Worth Diocese announces interim principal for Nolan

| |Friday, Jun. 06, 2014

A interim principal was announced Friday as Nolan Catholic High School prepares for changes.

UNT chief says he didn’t know extent of trouble when he took job

| |Friday, Jun. 06, 2014

The University of North Texas is proposing 2 to 3 percent budget cuts to start making up for years of mismanagement.

Prime Prep Academy faces another lawsuit

| |Wednesday, Jun. 04, 2014

The academy reached an out-of-court settlement in another lawsuit.

Fort Worth schools deputy superintendent resigns

|Wednesday, Jun. 04, 2014

The resignation was announced today in a news release.

Arlington to hire 18 school counselors, some trustees want more

| |Wednesday, Jun. 04, 2014

“I think we all feel we still need more,” trustee Aaron Reich said of new counselor positions.

Keller school board to address anti-Muslim comments

| |Tuesday, Jun. 03, 2014

School board members will meet Monday to discuss what they can do about the controversial remarks made by Trustee Jo Lynn Haussmann.

Dansby resigns as Fort Worth school superintendent

| |Tuesday, Jun. 03, 2014

Fort Worth school board votes 6-3 to accept his resignation after two years at the helm. His last day is June 9.

Arlington school district uses grant to distribute books for summer reading

|Monday, Jun. 02, 2014

The Arlington school district sent kids home last week with 36,453 bundles of books for them to read over the summer.

Fort Worth trustees call special meeting on Dansby’s contract

Saturday, May. 31, 2014

The brief agenda for Monday’s meeting on the superintendent was posted on the Fort Worth school district’s website.

Fort Worth garden grows lessons for life

| |Friday, May. 30, 2014

The spud count came up short at George C. Clarke Elementary, but the benefits are beyond estimate.

High school grads have more options than ever this year

| |Monday, Jun. 02, 2014

Career and technology programs offer high school students expertise that strengthens both resumes and college applications.

Spelling bee co-champ: ‘It’s quite unbelievable’

| |Friday, May. 30, 2014

Fort Worth teen spent Friday talking about his co-championship in the National Spelling Bee.

Fort Worth teen is co-champion of National Spelling Bee

| |Friday, May. 30, 2014

Ansun Sujoe, 13, ties with Sriram Hathwar of New York to become the first co-champions at the bee since 1962.