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Cops in North Texas Schools Are About to Get a Big Funding Boost
By Michael Murney
Not Just Schools: The Push to Ban Certain Books Has Moved to Texas Public Libraries
By Simone Carter
Keep It On: Dallas ISD's Mask Mandate to Stay Until MLK Day
Professor Says Dallas College Paid $12.3 Million in Severance to Laid-Off Employees
Another Former Employee Sues Collin College, Alleges Discrimination Based on Race and Disability
Dallas ISD Is Offering Bonuses to Keep Staff, But Some Say It's Not Enough
Collin Texas Faculty Association Honors Professor Who Died of COVID-19
Fahrenheit 451: Gov. Abbott Calls for Removal of 'Pornographic' Books in School Libraries
Paul Quinn College Makes National News With a Striking, Historical Basketball Court
By Tyler Daniels
Another Former Professor Sues Collin College Over Alleged First Amendment Violations
Dallas-Fort Worth Colleges and Universities Could Get $200 Million for Building and Renovation
TikTok's 'Slap a Teacher' Challenge Sparks Hypervigilance in Local Schools
By Desiree Gutierrez
North Texas Parents Crusade Against Critical Race Theory, Which Isn't Taught in Public Schools
At Timberview High School, a Shooting Leaves Four Injured and Families Rattled
By Jacob Vaughn
As Battle Heats Up at Dallas College, Faculty Vote 'No Confidence' in School Chancellor
Irving Teachers Were Told to Ditch LGBT-Friendly Stickers. Students Staged a Walkout.
Former Professor Sues Collin College Over Alleged Free Speech Violations
TikTok Takes Stupidity to a Criminal Level and DISD Is Calling the FBI About It
Two Pandemics: Learning Loss Hits North Texas Students as Coronavirus Cases Soar
At Schools Around North Texas, Gov. Abbott Faces Swell of Pushback to Mask Mandate Ban
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