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.
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.
A new study suggests that access to “excellent teachers” should be a civil right and that students should be able to “take legal action” to get better results.
Two daughters of longtime Dallas educator Dr. Billy Earl Dade joined district officials, parents, students and elected officials on Nov. 8 at the dedication of the new school named in his honor. The new campus combines Pearl C. Anderson Middle ...
Last month, outstanding Dallas area students Dominic Bowie and Charity Garrison thought they were participating in a basketball exercise clinic with their peers, when Mavericks guard Vince Carter, Joseph Braley, manager at Sun Life Regional Group, and Matt Aldridge, Sun ...
Community leaders in Dallas gathered on Oct. 23 to celebrate the opening of KIPP Destiny Elementary, a new public charter school in South Dallas. The school will be located at 3663 Camp Wisdom Road.
Dallas ISD Superintendent Mike Miles informed educators, parents and community stakeholders about the district’s proposal for a new teacher evaluation system, named the Teacher Excellence Initiative, on Nov. 12 at the African American Museum.