Carter in the Classroom - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
Carter in the Classroom

Carter in the Classroom

A continuing series on education in North Texas

Thursday, Sep 5, 2019 at 05:14 PM CDT

Work Study Allows HS Students To Afford Private School

Work Study Allows HS Students To Afford Private School

Cristo Rey Academy pairs students with employers who help pay the students tuition.

Tuesday, Sep 3, 2019 at 05:04 PM CDT

Teachers Become Students in Effort to Improve Learning

Teachers Become Students in Effort to Improve Learning

School may be back in session for kids, but some area teachers have been hitting the books for weeks.

Monday, Aug 19, 2019 at 05:26 PM CDT

Students Receive Drone License in New High School Class

Students Receive Drone License in New High School Class

The Fort Worth Independent School District is expanding their aviation offerings to include drones.

Tuesday, Aug 13, 2019 at 05:23 PM CDT

Commitment To Reading Must Remain During School Year

Commitment To Reading Must Remain During School Year

NBC 5's Reading With You campaign put new books in the hands of students all across North Texas this summer, to help keep students reading so they return to school on track and don't fall behind.  First...

Tuesday, Aug 13, 2019 at 05:37 PM CDT

Principal Walks Students To New School on First Day of Class

Principal Walks Students To New School on First Day of Class

It's a tradition at McAuliffe Elementary and Briarhill Middle, designed to make that first day of middle school a little easier.

Monday, Aug 12, 2019 at 04:47 PM CDT

Students Start School Preparing for Int'l Competition

Students Start School Preparing for Int'l Competition

The first day of school Monday was intense for high school students in Garland ISD who are preparing to compete against business professionals in a design competition next month.

Tuesday, Aug 6, 2019 at 06:14 PM CDT

Coppell Teachers Visit Students on Back-to-School Bus Tour

Coppell Teachers Visit Students on Back-to-School Bus Tour

Teachers from Lee Elementary School in Coppell boarded buses and went through the neighborhood Tuesday to greet their students and welcome them back to school.

Wednesday, Jul 10, 2019 at 10:41 PM CDT

Schools Will Require High School Students To Fill Out FAFSA

Schools Will Require High School Students To Fill Out FAFSA

Schools will soon require Texas high school students to apply for federal financial aid. The move models a program in Louisiana which increased college enrollment in the state.

Tuesday, Jul 9, 2019 at 05:14 PM CDT

Mobile Library Helps Children Gain Access To Books

Mobile Library Helps Children Gain Access To Books

Librarians in Denton Independent School District created a mobile library that could bring books to communities in their district which don’t have a library nearby, even in the summer months.

Wednesday, Jun 5, 2019 at 03:46 PM CDT

Vote Now: Local Girl Wants to Win Best 'Doodle for Google'

Vote Now: Local Girl Wants to Win Best 'Doodle for Google'

The Google logo on it's homepage changes sometimes, and children across the country are getting a crack at designing it. Texas' winner is looking for votes to bring home the gold

Brag About Your School

Meet Wayne

Wayne Carter is NBC 5's Education reporter covering parenting and school programs throughout North Texas. His "Carter in the Classroom" reports will look at the unique things school districts are doing to help children succeed as well as answering questions parents may have about what's happening in the classroom.

Click Here to Read More About Wayne

Contact Wayne