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Carter in the Classroom

A continuing series on education in North Texas

Nov 19, 2019

Garland's Early College HS Gets More Students College Credit

Garland's Early College HS Gets More Students College Credit

Garland ISD College for All helps interested students work toward an Associates Degree while in high school.

Nov 7, 2019

Students Use Pumpkins to Help Master Physics Lesson

Students Use Pumpkins to Help Master Physics Lesson

New Tech High School students designed and built catapults to see who could throw a pumpkin higher and further than anyone else.

Nov 5, 2019

Thomas Jefferson High Asks for Encouragement for Students

Thomas Jefferson High Asks for Encouragement for Students

Supplies and donations are pouring into Jefferson High after their campus was struck by a tornado, but the principal says they have another need which money can't fix.

Oct 28, 2019

Students Engage in Bottle Biology at Rice Middle School

Students Engage in Bottle Biology at Rice Middle School

Biology class at Rice Middle School in Plano ISD isn't the typical science class. Students have an opportunity to track a ecosystem day-by-day and build bonds along the way.

Oct 28, 2019

Rice Middle School Students Know Music

Rice Middle School Students Know Music

Students at Rice Middle School are pushed to pursue music, and school staff believes there's direct connection from the arts to the school's success on the STARR test.

Oct 22, 2019

Garland ISD Works to Steer Students Back to Classroom

Garland ISD Works to Steer Students Back to Classroom

Garland ISD's effort to develop one-on-one relationships with students who have dropped out of school and help steer them back to the classroom is called Operation Opportunity.

Oct 19, 2019

Poorest School District Works To Survive On A Small Budget

Poorest School District Works To Survive On A Small Budget

Boles ISD survives on recapture payments but still looks for ways to get by on a small budget, as lawmakers continue to feel pressure to further reform education funding.

Oct 7, 2019

Brag About Your School: Coleman Elementary

Brag About Your School: Coleman Elementary

The Colts of Coleman Elementary show care and concern for their campus, which is why, they say, their school is North Texas' best.

Oct 1, 2019

Students Learn Logistics Of Running Online Businesses

Students Learn Logistics Of Running Online Businesses

The Garland Independent School District is making sure students are ready to enter the workforce as Amazon expands in North Texas, and still prepared for college.

Sep 24, 2019

Teachers Team Up for Schoolwide Day of Energized Learning

Teachers Team Up for Schoolwide Day of Energized Learning

McSpedden Elementary takes part in national campaign to "Rock Your School."

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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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