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Friday, Aug 21, 2015 at 04:02 PM CDT

Voters to Decide on $1.6 Billion Dallas ISD Bond Package

Voters to Decide on $1.6 Billion Dallas ISD Bond Package

Dallas Independent School District trustees voted unanimously to put a $1.6 billion bond program on a Nov. 3 ballot.

Thursday, Aug 13, 2015 at 12:52 PM CDT

Boys Accused of Stealing $250K in School Supplies

Boys Accused of Stealing $250K in School Supplies

Two teens have been charged with breaking into their Southeast Texas school and stealing more than $250,000 worth of iPads and laptops. KHOU-TV reported Wednesday that Wharton County sheriff's deputies say...

Thursday, Aug 28, 2014 at 11:46 AM CDT

Tips on Dealing With Bullying

Tips on Dealing With Bullying

Bullying can be an issue was children return to the classroom. Dr. Nadine Connell, Assistant Professor of Criminology at UT Dallas, talks about how parents can help their child deal with a bully.

Tuesday, Aug 26, 2014 at 11:40 AM CDT

Tips for Planning for College

Tips for Planning for College

Doug Bryan, co-founder of Ducerus, formerly College Planning DFW, has some tips on planning for all the costs associated with college.

Monday, Aug 25, 2014 at 11:20 AM CDT

First Day of Pre-K in Fort Worth

First Day of Pre-K in Fort Worth

NBC 5's Jeff Smith was there as Pre-K students walked into the classroom for the first time on the first day of school in Fort Worth.

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