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What You Need To Know About The New School Year

Tuesday, Aug 25, 2015 at 11:54 AM CDT

Compostable Lunch Trays Coming to Dallas

Compostable Lunch Trays Coming to Dallas

Officials say a Maine fiber plant is the first in the country to make compostable lunch trays, and it will sell the trays to six large school districts, including Dallas, as an alternative to polystyrene foam.

Monday, Aug 24, 2015 at 05:03 PM CDT

20,000 No-Shows for Dallas ISD's First Day of School

20,000 No-Shows for Dallas ISD's First Day of School

Nearly 20,000 students did not attend the first day of school in the Dallas ISD.

Monday, Aug 24, 2015 at 09:22 PM CDT

Fort Worth Prepares for Leadership, Classroom Changes

Fort Worth Prepares for Leadership, Classroom Changes

Leaders in the Fort Worth Independent School District kicked off the first day of school at one of six campuses that expanded its early childhood development program over the summer.

Monday, Aug 24, 2015 at 01:51 PM CDT
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By Elvira Sakmari

First Day of School 2015

North Texans shared photos of their children returning to school after summer...View gallery

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Monday, Aug 24, 2015 at 11:35 AM CDT
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By Elvira Sakmari

First Day of School 2015 - Gallery II

North Texans shared photos of their children returning to school after summer...View gallery

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Monday, Aug 24, 2015 at 11:05 AM CDT

Online Site Helps College Students Find Discount Textbooks

Online Site Helps College Students Find Discount Textbooks

Some private employers are stepping up to help finance a portion of the $563-billion that students will spend attending America's colleges and universities this year. They're zeroing in on textbooks.