Quantcast
9:21 a.m., 7/28/2014 |  Sign in
83°

Community

Subscribe

Parent praticipation celebrated during resource fair

Parent praticipation celebrated during resource fair

Magic Moment

Do you believe in Magic? Cookie and Earvin “Magic” Johnson still believe.

Dallas ISD’s successes, challenges

Since taking over as Dallas ISD superintendent, Mike Miles has made several notable changes in the district. There are more changes to come, he announced during his speech at the third Annual Education Summit presented by the Oak Cliff Chamber ...

Student beats cancer twice before graduating

A few months ago, Wendy Jacobson was planning her own funeral. She and her daughter, Brooke, discussed the arrangements over the phone.

Obama administration to grade teacher training

Teachers have always graded students. The Obama administration feels the time has come for someone to grade teachers.

Sugar, spice and everything STEM

Black Girls CODE is a non-profit organization whose mission is to encourage girls of color to get involved in technology, in hopes of inspiring them to build a tech career or become an entrepreneur.

El Centro College launches rooftop wind farm

Kicking off Earth Day activities, El Centro College held its official start-up of 40 wind turbines on April 21.

Woodruffs celebrates college graduation of four family members

They didn’t intend for it to happen. They didn’t look at each other’s degree plans and try to take just the right amount of classes to time it perfectly. They didn’t even set a family goal.

We Over Me: Lunch is Served!

Setting the table with delicious food made from farm-fresh production was the mission of Paul Quinn College and local chefs during the college’s annual “A Community Cooks” on April 17.

Home Rule: Is it really what they say it is?

The drama continues for the Dallas Independent School District as the school board, citizens, students, parents, teachers and community all wait to find out if the district will become the first in the state of Texas to operate under the ...

Clippers owner banned from NBA and fined $2.5 million

After Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling was sternly denounced for racist comments by a spectrum of individuals, ranging from President Barack Obama to NBA superstar LeBron James, NBA Commissioner Alan Silver fined Sterling $2.5 million and banned him from ...

Lutheran group hosts education forum

The Northern Texas-Northern Louisiana Mission Area of the Evangelical Lutheran Churches in America will host a “Restorative Justice in Public Education” forum on April 26 at Marriott Quorum Hotel, 14901 Dallas Parkway.

Megacommunities bridge STEM gap

In an effort to address persistent racial disparities in science and engineering careers, educators and community stakeholders have embraced the “megacommunity” model of cooperation.

Youth leaders on the cutting edge

Trading in their Saturday morning cartoons and recreational activities, youth participated in lectures and workshops that would expose them to ways to improve themselves and learn about the importance of becoming global scholars and leaders. On April 5, close to ...

Striving for Excellence

Tutors and mentors can have a tremendous impact on a student’s academic success. Carl Dorvil, founder and CEO of Group Excellence, a company that collaborates with schools to offer students tutoring and mentoring, understood this well when he started the ...