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Source: UT President Powers’ resignation demanded

| |Saturday, Jul. 05, 2014

A source says the system chancellor told Powers he will be fired otherwise.

Is urban sprawl in Texas swatting out bumblebees?

| |Saturday, Jul. 05, 2014

One University of North Texas student is looking to counter the effects that urban sprawl has had on bumblebees despite limited bumblebee “family trees” in Texas.

Parent satisfaction rises in survey done on Arlington school district

| |Thursday, Jul. 03, 2014

The rating for employee engagement dips, while the rating for district services reaches a new high.

Longtime Tarrant County College president retires; national search underway

| |Monday, Jun. 30, 2014

After 18 years of leadership, Tarrant County College’s Northeast Campus president will retire in the fall.

Arlington school district reaches settlement on artificial turf lawsuit

| |Friday, Jun. 27, 2014

A leader in the artificial turf industry will install two of its top-of-the-line outdoor artificial turf fields at Arlington high schools.

Arlington school trustees approve budget, bond sale

| |Thursday, Jun. 26, 2014

The 2014-15 budget includes 2 percent raises for all employees and 23 new jobs.

Candidates talk school choice, testing at Fort Worth convention

| |Thursday, Jun. 26, 2014

Greg Abbott and Wendy Davis, the major party candidates for Texas governor, spoke to the Texas Classroom Teachers Association convention meeting in Fort Worth Thursday. Leticia Van de Putte, the Democrat running for lieutenant governor, also spoke.

Fort Worth trustees approve $696 million budget for 2014-2015

| |Tuesday, Jun. 24, 2014

The school board approved a budget of almost $700 million for 2014-2015 that includes across the board raises of about 3 percent, almost 300 new jobs and more pre-kindergarten classrooms.

Grand Prairie seeks information about damaged schools

| |Wednesday, Jun. 25, 2014

PBK Inc., which designed the troubled Allen football stadium, also worked on the Grand Prairie campuses.

Texas school finance judge won’t be removed

| |Tuesday, Jun. 24, 2014

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott lost in his attempt to get state District Judge John Dietz removed.

Bishop names first alumna as president at Nolan Catholic High

| |Tuesday, Jun. 24, 2014

Our Mother of Mercy principal is named president of Nolan Catholic High School, the first woman named to the position.

Birdville school leaders eye plans for $163.2 million bond

| |Sunday, Jun. 22, 2014

Three aging campuses could be rebuilt under the proposed plans for the bond.

Former astronaut shares love of science, math, space with UT Arlington campers

| |Thursday, Jun. 19, 2014

Bernard Harris meets with 48 junior high students from across Dallas/Fort Worth taking part in a science camp.

Arlington school trustees OK program to provide free lunches to police officers

| |Monday, Jun. 16, 2014

It is among recommendations made by the district’s Financial Futures Committee that are part of the proposed 2014-15 district budget.

Arlington trustees approve employee raises, money for wellness program

| |Saturday, Jun. 14, 2014

All employees will receive 2 percent salary increases for the 2014-15 academic year after trustees vote on the 2014-15 budget June 26.

Arlington school trustees move forward with proposed tax increase for bonds

| |Thursday, Jun. 12, 2014

Public hearing set for June 26 on next year’s proposed school district budget and proposed tax rates.

Arlington district sues artificial-turf firm for more than $1 million

| |Wednesday, Jun. 11, 2014

The district claims FieldTurf USA supplied “defective” multisport turf products that they failed to fix.

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.