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TSTA: House Bill 3 didn’t solve the school funding and educator pay problem; more school funding is urgent

By Ovidia Molina President Texas State Teachers Association If Gov. Abbott thinks that House Bill 3 solved the school finance and teacher pay problem in Texas, he...

Honored to Serve Our Students and Families in Dallas ISD

By Joyce Foreman DISD Board, District 6 I am honored to have another opportunity to serve as trustee for District 6. I am committed to the...

WGU launches ‘I Have a Dream’ Scholarship to honor MLK

AUSTIN — In celebration of the life and legacy of late civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., WGU Texas announced today that...

Educators say they must act during the pandemic to close widening learning gap

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Senior National Correspondent The lack of a quiet place to work and resources like internet service often hamstrings students of color’s ability...

Mark Your Calendars for Future Happenings

By Joyce Foreman DISD Board of Trustees, District 6 The chilly weather is here, and with it some of Dallas ISD’s most important rituals are coming...

The challenges Black America faces with distant and virtual learning during the COVID-19 pandemic

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Senior National Correspondent Students, teachers, parents, and administrators face ever-rising challenges as the coronavirus pandemic continues to force changes in how young...

Commissioner Keller: Higher education is key to Texas’ economic recovery

In his second annual State of Texas Higher Education address, Commissioner Harrison Keller today stated the COVID-19 pandemic has been the most significant disruption...

DHA’s Opportunity Rising announces scholarships for 10 high school students

Opportunity Rising, the education foundation for DHA, Housing Solutions for North Texas, awarded 10 students with college scholarships during the DHA Board of Commissioners...

Icons Leading the Way in Southern Sector of Dallas

By Joyce Foreman Dallas ISD, District 6 It’s hard to believe Thanksgiving is already fast approaching. And, despite the many challenges we’ve faced this year, we...

The future of Education is at stake in the 2020 Election

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Senior National Correspondent Dr. Naomi Johnson Booker, the founder of the Philadelphia-based charter school management corporation, Global Academies, is adamant about the...

Collin College Wintermester, Spring registration begins soon

Open registration for Collin College’s Wintermester 2020 and Spring 2021 semesters starts Friday, Oct. 30. Returning students can begin registration Oct. 27-29, depending on...

Off to a Good Start

By Joyce Foreman Dallas ISD District 6 We’re off and running in a new school year, with students attending classes either in person or online. While...

DeSoto Early College High School teacher receives Humanities Texas 2020 Outstanding Early Career Teaching Award

DESOTO-- DeSoto Early College High School teacher Cora Garner shows that excellence in instruction and student engagement is still a winning strategy even amid...

Perot Museum teams up with African American Museum, Dallas, to seek designer for a staircase image spotlighting African American leaders in science

A call for entries is underway for an African-American designer from North Texas to create a vibrantly colored image to be installed on the...

Dallas College scores $3 million grant for serving Hispanic students

Dallas College has received a $3 million Title V Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) Grant from the U.S. Dept of Education after submitting proposals earlier...

Collin College named a ‘2020 Great College To Work For’

Collin College is one of the best higher education employers in the nation, according to a new survey by The Great Colleges to Work...

Virginia high school students can now take Black History courses

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Senior National Correspondent Virginia students now can take an elective course focusing on African American history, Gov. Ralph Northam said on Thursday,...

Learners are Leaders, Inc: Lessening the summer slide through enrichment

By Jacquinette D. Murphy NDG Special Contribnutor The looming COVID-19 global pandemic and the necessity of social distancing did not stop Learners are Leaders, Inc., a...

Irving ISD announces options for returning to school

The Irving Independent School District is set to begin the new school year on Monday, Aug. 17. Due to concerns for the health and...

CFBISD sets guidelines for free and reduced school meals

Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD announced its policy for providing free and reduced-price meals for children served under the National School Lunch Program & School Breakfast...