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UNT Commencement Speaker Caleb Simmons A 'Testament To Resilience'Simmons says his diploma is breaking a generational cycle of poverty.
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Plano ISD Approves School Time ChangeMiddle and Elementary school students will start 5 minutes earlier starting next year.
Thomas Jefferson High Seniors Get Holiday Surprise From Plano-Based JC PenneyJCPenney surprised Thomas Jefferson’s senior class with $100 gifts cards at their morning assembly on Tuesday.
Plano ISD To Vote On Extending School Day By 5 Minutes Next YearThe school board is expected to vote Tuesday on elementary and middle school students starting their day five minutes early.
DISD Restructuring To Get Tornado Damaged Schools Repaired/RebuiltDISD Restructuring To Get Tornado Damaged Schools Repaired/Rebuilt
North Texas Teacher Recognized For Not Missing A Day Of School For DecadesGarland ISD's Naaman Forest High's Sharon Bradley is a living legend at as she has taught every school day for 25 years.
Weather On Wheels Semester Wrap UpCBS 11 meteorologists enjoyed going to area schools for fun lessons on science and weather. We will pick it up again starting in January.
DISD To Once Again Offer Students Free Meals During Thanksgiving BreakParticipating schools throughout the district will be serving morning snack from 9 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. and lunch from 12:30 p.m. - 1 p.m.
Garland ISD Working In Classroom And Community To Improve LiteracyA new report shows fewer than half of North Texas third graders are reading at grade level.
Counselors At Allen High After Murder Of 16-Year-Old StudentStudents attending Allen High School are without one of their classmates after a 16-year-old was shot and killed at a party over the weekend. Friends and family of Marquel Ellis Jr. are trying to make sense of the sophomore's death.
UNT Students Pushing For Change In Wake Of Racial Slur By Now Former University OfficialStudent leaders believe the incident can be a catalyst for changes they say are long overdue.
Carrollton Farmers Branch ISD Meets With Concerned Parents Over Vaping Dangers​New numbers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveal 2,172 lung ​injury cases linked to e-cigarette or vape products.​
New CDC Warning About Vaping Topic Of Meeting At Carrollton Farmers Branch ISDThe meeting is to educate parents of the dangers associated with vaping.
DISD Teacher Gets Big SurprisePhotojournalist Mike Kinney introduces us to the dual language teacher who won a $25,000 grant.
Mass Shooting At California High School Injures At Least 7Mass Shooting At California High School Injures At Least 7
Weather On Wheels: Meteorologist Jeff Ray Visited Old Union Elementary SchoolFourth graders from Carroll ISD's Old Union Elementary learned about North Texas weather through fun experiments and demonstrations by CBS 11's Jeff Ray.
Water Main Break Delays Classes In Kaufman ISDA water main break in Kaufman has some residents waking up to no water and classes across the entire Kaufman Independent School District delayed Wednesday morning.
Students And Parents Brave Artic Front To Get To ClassStudents And Parents Brave Artic Front To Get To Class
North Texas Schools Protecting Students From the Freezing WeatherNorth Texas Schools Protecting Students From the Freezing Weather
Area School Districts Watching Weather ConditionsThey are also reminding parents to make sure students are dressed warmly during this cold snap.
Former Texas Substitute Teacher Tiffani Lankford Out On Bond After Attack On Student Captured On Cell Phone VideoHays County ISD fired Lankford.  She had worked in the district since August 2019.
Texas Substitute Teacher Arrested For Assaulting Teenaged Girl In ClassroomTiffani Shadell Lankford, 32, is charged with second-degree felony aggravated assault.
Weatherford ISD's Karen Sams Named Texas Elementary School Teacher Of The YearThird grade teacher Karen Sams, of Weatherford ISD's David Crockett Elementary School, has been named Texas Elementary School Teacher of the Year by the Texas Association of School Administrators. Katie Johnston reports.

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