A North Texas school has found the perfect formula to improve test scores: music videos. The Leadership Academy at Como Elementary in Fort Worth was a failing campus – but with the help of math teacher Thomas Mayfield, it has turned around.

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New Year, New School Security Measures In PlanoExtra security includes uniformed patrols near the elementary schools and more school resource officers in higher grades.
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Grab Your Wallet, Tax-Free Weekend Is Upon Us!North Texas can expect to save 8.25% on all items under $100.
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Viral Campaign Helping Teachers Buy School SuppliesAccording to one estimate, 94 percent of teachers spend nearly $500 a year on school supplies.
New Dallas ISD Teachers Come From Other Careers, CountriesDallas ISD says some of the new hires come from Spain, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Venezuela and Colombia.
Frisco ISD Brings 600 New Teachers On BoardThe district wants to bring high school class sizes down from 30-to-1 to 26-to-1 which it believes will improve student performance. 
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