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Mar 6, 2019

This Month's Excellent Educator Finds Keys to Success

This Month's Excellent Educator Finds Keys to Success

Stuart Kantor, an English teacher at Bishop Lynch High School in Dallas, was nominated by his students as this month's Excellent Educator.

Feb 13, 2019

Royse City High School Teacher Named Excellent Educator

Royse City High School Teacher Named Excellent Educator

Mrs. Leah Voth wears a lot of hats, and for the past 20 years, she has made it her mission to take learning well beyond her classroom.

May 12, 2019

January's Excellent Educator: Laura Hunter

January's Excellent Educator: Laura Hunter

Former students and colleagues nominated Harmony School of Nature's Laura Hunter as an Excellent Educator.

Dec 5, 2018

Parent of Former Student Nominates Excellent Educator

Parent of Former Student Nominates Excellent Educator

There’s one kindergarten teacher at E. Ray Elementary School in Everman who stands out above the rest.

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...

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

Frisco Pilots 'Brain Break' Program

Frisco Pilots 'Brain Break' Program

Frisco ISD is exploring the idea of providing "Brain Breaks" to more students.

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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