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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.

Karbhari: ‘We are not trying to replace alumni association’

| |Tuesday, Jul. 29, 2014

On Saturday, UT Arlington Alumni Association members voted 52-30 not to disband, as had been expected.

Applications available for free and reduced-cost meals at Arlington schools

| |Monday, Jul. 28, 2014

The school district started mailing letters to eligible households on Monday.

Burleson moms go purple and pink over school district’s dress code mixup

| |Thursday, Jul. 24, 2014

Burleson school officials accidentally posted an unapproved dress code on the district’s website and social media last week, and now parents who bought school clothes want the district to abide by the posting.

UT Arlington Alumni Association to disband

| |Thursday, Jul. 24, 2014

The university says it will start its own program. Meanwhile, current and former alumni association presidents said they are disappointed in the way things unraveled.

Appeals court reinstates Joshua bullying suit

| |Tuesday, Jul. 22, 2014

Federal appellate judges agree that parents of a Joshua middle school student who hanged himself in 2010 can proceed with their suit against the school district.

Fort Worth schools join national initiative for minority boys

| |Monday, Jul. 21, 2014

School trustee Ashley Paz represented Fort Worth Monday in Washington when President Barack Obama announced a major expansion of his “My Brother’s Keeper” program.

In southwest Arlington, new charter school buildings to welcome students in August

| |Monday, Jul. 21, 2014

International Leadership of Texas will open a campus while Arlington Classics Academy expands.

Racers ready to roll using sunshine to meet challenge

| |Sunday, Jul. 20, 2014

High school teams from across the country scrambled Sunday to make final preparations for the 2014 Solar Car Challenge.