Trustees say the plans to create a safety and security committee were months in the making, but the board decided to act more quickly after the Uvalde shooting.
To date, Fort Worth elementary schools do not have officers. Like many other districts, it was not believed to be cost-effective. But in wake of the Uvalde mass shooting, that may change.
Fort Worth ISD is offering 25 summer programs for students to learn and discover new things, including regular summer school, bilingual, career and technical education and special education.
Fort Worth ISD gave its students the opportunity to help them chart their paths. The school district on Wednesday gave some aspiring engineers and architects from across the district a chance to get a jump start on their futures.
A cell phone recording shows a student making a class presentation that references slavery, and he uses a racial epithet and the N-word multiple times.
Superintendent Kent Scribner announced in January his plans to retire after his contract ended in 2024. Instead, he’s now going to resign and leave much sooner in August.
Fort Worth ISD is also hosting a series of job fairs to fill open positions at the district, and it's offering signing bonuses as an incentive for new hires. The district is also taking its efforts across state lines.
Outgoing superintendents from three of North Texas' largest school districts all agreed that critical race theory is nothing more than a distraction and said it isn't taught in schools. “This is a manufactured crisis. This is not real."
Dallas and Fort Worth ISDs are among some area districts delaying the start of classes Friday after all districts cancelled classes Thursday.
Nearly all North Texas school districts, including Dallas and Fort Worth ISD, announced they will be closed on Thursday because of another icy winter storm.
High school students from Fort Worth got a big surprise while visiting one college campus. They now all have the chance to go to college.
Legendary Fort Worth ISD coach Willie Criss died over the weekend. He was known as a good coach and for his lasting impact on students who describe him as selfless and patient.
According to new data, at the beginning of this school year, the attrition rate for teachers in Texas was at 9.4%. Experts say that's actually much better than the national average sitting at 16%.
Fort Worth ISD is adding an extra 15 minutes to the school day for all students next year. It's a way to help those who fail the STAAR test.
Many North Texas school districts took extra steps Thursday morning to keep kids out of the bitter cold. One vaccine site in Dallas County is also opening late because of the weather.
The Fort Worth Independent School District will hold a virtual job fair in Mexico City. The goal is to find more bilingual teachers.
Kent Scribner announced Thursday he will be stepping down as Fort Worth ISD superintendent at the conclusion of his contract.
Several North Texas school districts are re-evaluating their isolation period for COVID positive cases.
As COVID cases continue to surge in North Texas, school districts are preparing for the possibility of a teacher shortage. Recent job fairs have led to dozens of new hires. And incentives are attracting much-needed substitute teachers.
Fort Worth ISD custodians sanitized campuses on Tuesday as part of preparing for the return of roughly 74,000 students on Wednesday.