Dr. Dennis Dunkins encouraged generations of minorities to seek college degrees. He's now being remembered for his passion for educational equality.
Eligible full-time employees will get $1,000 and eligible part-time employees will get $500.
The chair of the Texas Urban Council of Superintendents wrote a letter to Governor Greg Abbott asking him to include teachers in the first groups to receive the COVID-19 vaccines.
Northwest ISD is going back to the drawing board after voters soundly defeated plans for a $986 million bond package to build seven new schools.
Dallas ISD voters approved two of five bond propositions. Fort Worth and Arlington ISD voters also okayed tax increases.
The school districts in Dallas, Fort Worth and Arlington are asking voters for permission to either borrow money or increase taxes to fund things like teacher pay, technology and new facilities.
Some Dallas and Fort Worth students will return to in-person learning Monday as part of the districts' plans to bring students back in phases.
In a 5-4 vote, trustees decided to extend online learning and give students the option to return to the classroom October 19 instead of the original date of October 5.
Teachers protested outside Fort Worth ISD Tuesday ahead of a vote to possibly extend online learning to the end of October. They want that extension, fearing for their health.
Despite a warning from a top health official, students in the Fort Worth Independent School District will be allowed back into the classroom in just a few weeks.
Fort Worth ISD's superintendent recommended that students who choose to can return to in-class instruction starting Oct. 5.
Fort Worth ISD experienced some minor technical challenges on its first day of virtual learning of the new school year.
In-person learning starts Tuesday in a number of school districts across North Texas. The two largest districts – Dallas and Fort Worth ISDs – will start online-only.
As COVID-19 infection rates stabilize in Tarrant County, Fort Worth ISD administrators are optimistic the district may be able to return to in-person classes sooner than later.
Some Fort Worth families protested at the school district’s headquarters on what would have been the first day of school. They are upset about online learning.
Some things must go on and the Tarrant County Back to School Roundup was one of them. There were no haircuts or hugs this year but parents were still able to pick up free school supplies.
Fort Worth ISD has pushed back the start of the school year until Sept. 8. All students will start off with four weeks of virtual learning.
As uncertainty remains for parents and teachers planning to return to a fall school schedule, the Fort Worth Independent School District is hoping to clear up confusion and ease minds.
Fort Worth ISD says it still plans to start school on time, but it will follow the county's order and offer online-only learning for the first few weeks.
Fort Worth ISD shared its plan with in-person and virtual options from the start.