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Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 01:40 PM CDT

Gates Computer Center Dedicated in Austin

Gates Computer Center Dedicated in Austin

Bill Gates is in Austin to help dedicate a new computer science center at the University of Texas named in his and his wife's honor.

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 01:36 PM CDT

NWISD Teachers Receive $182K for Innovative Projects

NWISD Teachers Receive $182K for Innovative Projects

The Northwest Independent School District handed out 51 grants to teachers on Friday.

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 01:36 PM CDT

Northwest ISD Uses Twitter to Expand Teaching Skills

Northwest ISD Uses Twitter to Expand Teaching Skills

Northwest ISD leaders are hosting weekly Twitter chat sessions to help their teachers, and maybe soon the community connect.

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 01:42 PM CDT

Plano ISD Adds Project-Based High School

Plano ISD Adds Project-Based High School

The Plano ISD is opening a standalone, academy-style high school that uses a project-based, collaborative learning model.

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 01:42 PM CDT

Grand Prairie Student Wins Robotics Award

Grand Prairie Student Wins Robotics Award

An international robotics completion has recognized a South Grand Prairie High School student for the second year in a row.

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 01:43 PM CDT

FIRST Robotics Competition Begins in Irving

FIRST Robotics Competition Begins in Irving

Teens from throughout Texas and as far away as Mexico and Brazil will show off their inventions at the FIRST Robotics Competition Dallas.

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 01:42 PM CDT

Industry Leaders Cheer Vocational Bill

Industry Leaders Cheer Vocational Bill

Industry leaders are praising a high-profile bill in the Texas Senate designed to give high school students more options in career and vocational training.

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 01:42 PM CDT

Plano Teen Again Makes Forbes List

Plano Teen Again Makes Forbes List

An 18-year-old college student is gaining more national attention for his work involving renewable energy.

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 01:37 PM CDT

UTA Opens New Robotics Laboratory

UTA Opens New Robotics Laboratory

The new laboratory is working to advance robotics for use in health care and by first-responders.

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 01:43 PM CDT

Texas Teen Wins $100,000 Science Prize

Texas Teen Wins $100,000 Science Prize

A high school student from Texas has won a $100,000 scholarship for scientific work that could help driverless cars and robots navigate around obstacles.

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