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Carter in the Classroom

Carter in the Classroom

A continuing series on education in North Texas

Thursday, Mar 21, 2019 at 05:48 PM CDT

Students Reading to Help Others Have Food to Eat

Students Reading to Help Others Have Food to Eat

Some second graders in Garland have read thousands of books in the past few months — all with a very specific goal in mind: helping others.

Thursday, Mar 7, 2019 at 05:12 PM CST

Sachse School Finds Success With 'Recharge Period'

Sachse School Finds Success With 'Recharge Period'

Hudson Middle School is helping students find a passion, and get extra help when they need it through recharge period.

Tuesday, Mar 5, 2019 at 05:06 PM CST

Glen Rose School Switches Up Science Fair

Glen Rose School Switches Up Science Fair

It's called Family Learning Night, and it's helping bring the community together and embrace learning for elementary school-aged students.

Thursday, Feb 28, 2019 at 05:10 PM CST

Frisco Teacher Transforms Empty Classroom

Frisco Teacher Transforms Empty Classroom

Wayne Carter's in the Classroom to show us how teachers are finding ways to build excitement

Tuesday, Feb 19, 2019 at 05:09 PM CST

Think Tank Motivates Students in Hurst-Euless-Bedford

Think Tank Motivates Students in Hurst-Euless-Bedford

City leaders in Hurst, Euless and Bedford teamed up with their independent school district to find a way to motivate students to learn year round.

Thursday, Feb 14, 2019 at 05:22 PM CST

Students Learn Floral Skills, Dream of Big Business Success

Students Learn Floral Skills, Dream of Big Business Success

The Valentine’s season is not just a test, but more like a final exam, in this advanced floral class where students learn the basics of how to design flowers and work as a florist.

Tuesday, Feb 12, 2019 at 05:43 PM CST

Irving ISD Student Finds Success Through Hard Work, Programs

Irving ISD Student Finds Success Through Hard Work, Programs

What this student accomplished through Irving ISD programs has led to a scholarship at his dream school. Steve is the student body president, a club leader, and he's taken more Advanced Placement classes than...

Thursday, Feb 7, 2019 at 05:54 PM CST

Carter in the Classroom: Students Building Their Own Airplane

Carter in the Classroom: Students Building Their Own Airplane

Wayne Carter visits the aviation program in McKinney ISD and goes up in the air on a plane built entirely by students.

Thursday, Feb 7, 2019 at 06:55 AM CST

Students Learn Aviation Skills at McKinney High School

Students Learn Aviation Skills at McKinney High School

Carter is in the classroom as students study aviation and learn careers available to them.

Tuesday, Feb 5, 2019 at 05:49 AM CST

All-Girl Construction Team Builds Homes for Birds at Zoo

All-Girl Construction Team Builds Homes for Birds at Zoo

The mission of a group of all-girl construction students is to help build homes for the birds at the Dallas Zoo -- and to break down gender stereotypes.

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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.

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