A proposal for Dallas Independent School District to become the first home rule charter district in Texas was sparked by frustration at the district’s low academic performance. However, many are divided as to whether or not home rule is a ...
A new collection of research shows that despite the myths surrounding Black student behavior, poverty and severity of the offense have very little to do with the rate Black students are suspended from school.
With a a $31 million investment in Texas Southern University’s current and future STEM students, the university’s Board of Regents, administrators and faculty officially launched the dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony of it’s Leonard H.O. Spearman Technology Building.
Dallas ISD Superintendent Mike Miles and district officials visited schools in the Imagine 2020 initiative last week to see how the program was taking shape
Fourteen middle school students from Elsie Robertson Lancaster STEM Middle School were treated to a special lunch on Feb. 14 at Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen.
Whether conquering new maps on the latest video game, performing less invasive robotic surgeries, configuring risk factors, or exploring the solar system, STEM-related fields touch every aspect of today’s world. STEM is an acronym for science, technology, engineering and math.
Thirty years ago, one year of tuition, room and board at a nation’s four-year, degree-granting institution cost $8,756 on average (or $3,499, when adjusted for inflation).
“A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.” – Marcus Garvey
When the 2013 Texas High School Football season got underway, few people thought that the Cedar Hill Longhorns football team had any chance of success.
Kayla O’Neal, a fourth-grader at J.P. Starks Math, Science and Technology Vanguard Elementary School, took first place in the 22nd Annual Gardere MLK Jr. Oratory Competition, a contest that celebrates cultural diversity in celebration of the legacy of Dr. Martin ...
Stepping into the cozy Parent Center at Orr Elementary School in Southeast Washington, D.C., is like grabbing a cup of coffee with an old friend.
Dallas ISD students made significant gains in eighth-grade reading on the 2013 National Assessment of Educational Progress, also known as The Nation’s Report Card. Dallas’ gains outpaced those of the nation’s public schools and Texas when compared to 2011.
– A description of Rice University’s stand-alone major in sports management describes the enormity of the sports business: “Experts conservatively estimate the sport industry at $500 billion a year making it one of the top 10 industries in the nation.”
In recognition of the Grand Prairie Independent School District’s exemplary work, it has been selected as a National Leadership Center by Scientific Learning Corp. The district is the first National Leadership Center in Texas and one of only three across ...
The comparisons are perhaps inevitable. President Barack Obama and former South African leader Nelson Mandela each served as their nation’s first Black president, living symbols of struggles to overcome deep-seated racial tensions. Each was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.