Iverson, Shaq headline emotional Hall of Fame ceremony

When Shaquille O’Neal was 10 years old, his father made a prediction. Friday night, it was realized when O’Neal became a Hall of Famer.

University of Texas honors first Black students

When Nathaniel Bradford enrolled at the University of Texas in 1963, he couldn’t join the band. Or a fraternity. Or play on the football team.

Dallas ISD invites educators to design, launch a Choice School

The Office of Transformation and Innovation announced last week the release of the Public School Choice Competitive Proposal Process

Bringing home the Gold: USA wins Olympics medal race with ease

The U.S. Olympic Team made itself right at home in Rio.

Kaepernick stance for justice gets mixed reactions

Letting his hair go au naturel and sprinting between drills as usual, Colin Kaepernick took the field Sunday with the San Francisco 49ers as his stance against standing for the national anthem drew chatter across NFL camps.

Kimball teacher receives top national honor

Each year, students who participate in the Academy of Hospitality and Tourism cluster at Justin F. Kimball High School are thrust in to real-world experiences. But it’s not met without high expectations.

Dallas ISD Board votes on controversial new tax proposal

A controversial new tax hike proposed to the Dallas Independent School District Board of Trustee stirred up debate among members at the monthly board briefing Aug. 11. The briefing discussed a tax ratification election, its benefits and what it woud ...

Dallas ISD improves in state accountability standards

Data released by the Texas Education Agency Aug. 15 showed that 211 – or 91 percent – of Dallas Independent School District campuses met state standards, up from 190 schools in 2015 and 184 schools in 2014.

Setting up for success

t’s that time of year again when college students everywhere begin to shift gears from summer fun to study mode. Every school year is an opportunity to start fresh, make new friends and, most importantly, learn in and outside the ...

Lead found in water at South Oak Cliff High School

Dallas Independent School District recently confirmed that water quality test for South Oak Cliff High School showed evidence of low levels of lead and other contaminants.

Gear up for a great back-to-school

Whether it’s the first backpack they don to scamper off to kindergarten or a new laptop to help make the most of freshman lecture courses, grabbing all the right gear is essential for a smooth start to the new school ...

Full-day pre-K set to launch

The Dallas Independent School District recently approved a full-day, tuition-based pre-kindergarten pilot program for select elementary schools for the 2016-2017 school year. Registration is only open to students who will be 4 years old by Sept. 1.

WNBA fines teams, players for displays of social activism

Social activism is coming at a cost for some WNBA players.

Black NBA athletes call for justice, unity

In an historic effort – reflective of their own sports heroes in the 70s – four NBA athletes took the stage during the ESPY Awards, July 13, to address the recent incidents of race-driven violence across the country. The four ...

Athletes discuss equal rights, end to gun violence

Golden State star Stephen Curry thanked NBA stars Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul, Dwyane Wade and LeBron James for their message while accepting the night’s first award for record-breaking performance. He hit 402 three-pointers during the regular season.