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African American Educators Hall of Fame

Nominations are open for the 2017 African American Educators Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony and dinner is scheduled for April 8 at noon at the Hilton Garden Inn, 800 N. Main St. in Duncanville.

Historic Black church torched, vandalized with ‘Vote Trump’

After 111 years of worship, a historical African American church was set on fire and vandalized with the phrase “Vote Trump.”

Dallas ISD students witness appeals court proceeding

About 300 Dallas Independent School District students attended the “Appealing to the Public” event hosted by the Dallas Bar Association and witnessed real trial court proceedings at the Belo Mansion Sept. 26.

HBCUs: A national call for peace, unity

“We, the undersigned Presidents of America’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities … remain brokenhearted over the recent events that have taken place in Baton Rouge, LA, St. Paul, MN, and Dallas, TX. Our thoughts and prayers are with the impacted ...

High school graduation rate hits record high

The nation’s high school graduation rate has reached a record 83.2 percent, continuing a steady increase that shows improvement across all racial and ethnic groups, according to federal data released Monday.

Teen technology center opens in South Dallas

Teenagers dreaming of becoming the next technology genius, internet mogul or famous artist may now have their chance with the help of the new Best Buy Teen Tech Center opened in South Dallas.

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 ...