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Dec 5, 2018

Student Nominates Teacher as Excellent Educator

Student Nominates Teacher as Excellent Educator

A former student nominated Carol Hatten as an Excellent Educator.

Dec 5, 2018

October’s Excellent Educator: Shelly Thibodaux

October’s Excellent Educator: Shelly Thibodaux

Shelly Thibodaux, a physical education and athletic coach at Robert T. Hill Middle School in the Dallas Independent School District, was named October's Excellent Educator and her school received a $1,000 check...

Oct 10, 2018

Nominate a Teacher Who Inspires You

Nominate a Teacher Who Inspires You

Tell us about a North Texas teacher that is going above and beyond and making a difference in the lives of their students. Nominated teachers may be featured in a news segment and the school of the winners will...

Sep 5, 2018
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By Eline de Bruijn

Must-See North Texas Classrooms: 'Wizard of Oz' & Disney

Creative North Texas teachers are showing us the classrooms they've been...View gallery

  • [UGCDFW-CJ]Candy Land Classroom
  • [UGCDFW-CJ]Candy Land Classroom
  • [UGCDFW-CJ]Candy Land Classroom
Sep 5, 2018
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By Kiki Intarasuwan

Famous People You Didn't Know Used to Be Teachers

Have you ever had a really great teacher that you still remember years after...View gallery

  • Hugh Jackman
  • Lin-Manuel Miranda
  • J.K. Rowling
Sep 5, 2018
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By Elvira Sakmari

Your Back to School Photos 2018

NBC 5 viewers shared photos of their children heading back to school.View gallery

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  • [UGCDFW-CJ-back to school]Back to School Mckinney ISD
  • [UGCDFW-CJ-back to school]Mila’s First Day in Kidergarden
Sep 5, 2018
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By Brian Roth

DeSoto ISD Opening New Tech Academy for Children

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Sep 5, 2018

Something Good: Mom Shares Pic of 'Happy Tired' Kids

Something Good: Mom Shares Pic of 'Happy Tired' Kids

Thousands of North Texas kids went back to school this week. Adjusting to the new routine can be tough – and tiring. A veteran elementary school teacher says "there's no tired like the first day of school...

Sep 5, 2018

New Year Brings New High School in Waxahachie

New Year Brings New High School in Waxahachie

More than 2,000 students at the new Waxahachie High School are finding their way around the massive campus. The new building features a performance hall, a classroom kitchen that can cook for 1,000 and...

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