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Carter in the Classroom

A continuing series on education in North Texas

Dec 5, 2019

Students Start 'Adulting' in Financial Life Skills Class

Students Start 'Adulting' in Financial Life Skills Class

Students study financial math skills that are useful in real life.

Dec 3, 2019

Dallas ISD Uses Federal Grant to End Lunch Shaming

Dallas ISD Uses Federal Grant to End Lunch Shaming

Lunch shaming is a growing problem as schools sell a la carte items to students, causing them to run out of lunch money at a faster pace. Some districts are looking for ways to make sure all students always get...

Nov 21, 2019

Bouncing Balls Build Better Grades in Keller ISD

Bouncing Balls Build Better Grades in Keller ISD

A new program helps kids concentrate and focus, and the results are building a stronger school in Keller Independent School District.

Nov 13, 2019

Students Build Prosthetic Arm for Aspiring Cello Player

Students Build Prosthetic Arm for Aspiring Cello Player

An Austin Middle School student refused to let her disability stop her from chasing her dream of playing in the orchestra.

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 5, 2019

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.

Aug 12, 2019

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.

Jul 9, 2019

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.

May 30, 2019

Students & Mapping Software Help Underdeveloped Countries

Students & Mapping Software Help Underdeveloped Countries

GIS Maps are a way more professionals are analyzing data, students at Bishop Dunne Catholic School are getting a crash course in the skill

May 16, 2019

Sisters Give Back to Preschool Through Teaching Program

Sisters Give Back to Preschool Through Teaching Program

Lewisville ISD offers high schoolers with an interest in teaching an opportunity to try things out in a pre-K classroom, working as a teacher's aide.

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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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