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Ask An Expert: Overcoming First Day Of School Jitters

Overcoming first day jitters — whether for kindergarten or a new school — all starts with the parents, according to two counselors who weigh in on the subject.


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Students Kicked Out Of School For Truancy File Complaint

Disabled students who were charged with truancy and kicked out of school have accused 13 school districts and the Texas Education Agency of violating federal law.


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Senate Mandates Suicide Prevention Training For Teachers

The Texas Senate has voted to require public school teachers to undergo two hours of annual training on suicide prevention.


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Private Program Graduating First Set Of ‘Inmate Pastors’

Thirty-three Texas prisoners are graduating from a behind-bars seminary program this weekend — part of an initiative producing what organizers say are the first “pastor inmates” in state history.


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Teacher Quits After Giving Students Anti-Muslim Items

A Houston-area teacher has quit after being accused of giving students anti-Muslim documents during class.


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3 Students Shot With BB Guns At School

Three students at a San Antonio-area high school have been slightly hurt after being shot allegedly by a fellow teen with two BB guns.


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School Photographer Serving 20 Years For Child Pornography

A Dallas-area photographer who did senior portraits for some graduates in East Texas must serve 20 years in prison for producing child pornography.


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Principal Returns To School After Cleared Of Abuse Claims

A Houston educator has returned to work after school district police found he did not abuse four students who alleged they were hit.


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Coach Accused Of Improper Relationship With Student

A 26-year-old high school coach has been placed on administrative leave following accusations he had an inappropriate relationship with an 18-year-old female student.


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7-Year-Old Boy Accuses Substitute Gym Teacher Of Raping Him In School Bathroom

A 7-year-old student has accused a substitute gym teacher of raping him in a school bathroom.