Carter Cowboys coach carries lessons from 1988 football team

Carter High School head football coach Patrick Williams has personally seen what can happen when an overall good person makes serious mistakes. As a sophomore who played on the 1988 Carter High School championship football team, which is the subject ...

Dallas ISD bond package proposal

The faint, unpleasant aroma of the Trinity River filled the air as District 6 parents gathered at Kimball High School on Oct. 21, one of 12 meetings held across the city to discuss concerns about how the proposed $1.6 billion ...

STEM event sparks youth pertinacity

Children of all ages sacrificed their Saturdays to excitedly descend upon the Irving Convention Center. The space was filled with the lights and beats of an electronic dance music concert. At one point the band from O.W. Holmes Middle School ...

Dallas ISD leaders, future of the district

“I met with County Judge Clay Jenkins the other day. He goes, ‘Mike, you’ve been named lone finalist – wrap yourself in bubble wrap and don’t say a word,’” announced Dr. Michael Hinojosa, interim superintendent of the Dallas Independent School ...

New education secretary King says teachers saved his life

The Education Department’s incoming secretary, John King Jr., recognizes that education can be the difference between life and death. After all, he said Friday, it was for him.

Special treat for teachers of Wilmer-Hutchins

Most of the teachers chose spots near the window when it came to where to sit and enjoy their special meal.

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Mastering academic challenges

“Productive thinking,” a Texans Can Academies instructor wrote upon a magic erase board inside his Oak Cliff classroom. “Thinking skills, awareness of surroundings, retrace your steps, focus …”


The Black Lives Matter Movement isn’t the only movement that has created a hashtag that has caught on like a wildfire amongst young, Black people – at least for Black youth in Houston.

Academy honors legendary journalist

Legendary North Texas journalist Gloria Campos has spent her entire career of 30 years inspiring children to pursue their goals by stressing the importance of getting an education.

Dallas Cowboys feel season’s first defeat

Despite taking a 14-0 lead in the first 10 minutes of the game, the Dallas Cowboys could not hold on to their lead and fell to the Atlanta Falcons 28-39 on Sept. 27 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington.

Technology keeps athletes, fans connected

This year, the Dallas ISD Athletics Department is utilizing technology to connect parents and fans to district sporting events – from each school’s sporting schedule or the location of the field house or stadium to the game score and much ...

Dr. Hinojosa named as lone finalist for Dallas ISD superintendent

Dr. Michael Hinojosa, who has served as the interim superintendent for the Dallas Independent School District since trustees unanimously approved his appointment on June 26, has been named as the lone finalist to serve as superintendent of schools by the ...

Dem Boyz are Back!

It was a wild finish for the Dallas Cowboys season opener against the New York Giants on Sunday. After trailing 20-26 to the Giants with 1:34 left in the fourth quarter, Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo led his team to a ...

Apple HBCU Scholars deadline approaching

On Aug. 25, the Thurgood Marshall College Fund opened the application process for the Apple HBCU Scholars program to help the most valuable company in the world identify the next generation of high-performing leaders of color in technology.