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Carter in the Classroom

A continuing series on education in North Texas

Apr 11, 2019

GCISD Offering Statewide, Tuition-Free Public School

GCISD Offering Statewide, Tuition-Free Public School

Grapevine-Colleyville ISD's virtual academy helps students involved in elite athletics, acting, or weren't a good fit for the traditional school environment.

Apr 9, 2019

School Districts Encourage Parents to Consider Pre-K

School Districts Encourage Parents to Consider Pre-K

Districts say many parents still view pre-K as daycare and don't recognize the benefits it offer their children, and the resources available to help children get in the classroom at that age.

Apr 8, 2019

Brag About Your School: The Colony High School

Brag About Your School: The Colony High School

Every Monday NBC 5 allows students, teachers, and parents turn the cameras on them and brag about unique things happening on their school campus.

Apr 15, 2019

Bragging About Dallas' D.A. Hulcy Middle School

Bragging About Dallas' D.A. Hulcy Middle School

It's the hottest new, Vegas-style magic show, and it's happening in a middle school science class in Dallas ISD. Students at D.A. Hulcy Middle School can't stop coming to learn more about physics and how...

Apr 15, 2019

Gifted & Talented Classes Safe Under House Funding Bill

Gifted & Talented Classes Safe Under House Funding Bill

Districts across the area are hopeful more cash will start funneling in, but one of the plans to right the ship talks about cutting money from gifted and talented students. But school leaders say not to panic.

Mar 26, 2019

Dallas Elementary School Nominated for National Recognition

Dallas Elementary School Nominated for National Recognition

Jack Lowe Elementary School in Dallas has had quite the turn around. Not long ago, the school had the lowest test score in the state.

Mar 25, 2019

Bragging About Central Junior High School

Bragging About Central Junior High School

Students and faculty members at Central Junior High School in Euless tell us why their school is so special

Mar 21, 2019

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.

Mar 7, 2019

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.

Mar 5, 2019

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.

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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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