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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...

NAACP sues U.S. Education Secretary over COVID-19 school money

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Senior Correspondent The coronavirus pandemic has focused the nation’s attention on the essential role public schools play in families and communities’...

AdoptAClassroom seeks to help with cost of needed school supplies

Award-winning non-profit AdoptAClassroom.org and the national off-price retailer Burlington Stores are proud to team up for the fourth consecutive year to help offset the...

PCCLA, a long-time child resource in Plano, seeks help from the public

The Plano Child Care Learning Academy (PCCLA) Annual Fundraiser will celebrate 50 years of service to the community and the 107th birthday anniversary of...

Teens to be honored at drive-by parade for Plano Mayor’s Summer Internship Program on Monday

While the COVID-19 pandemic is preventing the traditional end-of-summer luncheon celebrating the Plano Mayor’s Summer Internship Program, a drive-by parade will take its place...

TSTA sues education commissioner over charter rules, alleging they illegally remove teacher certification, contractual requirements

The Texas State Teachers Association on Wednesday sued state Education Commissioner Mike Morath for adopting charter school partnership rules they say illegally deprive public...

Voter suppression goes to college

By Cash Michaels and Peter Grear, Greater Diversity News (NNPA) If preliminary data estimates on the recent 2020 primaries in North Carolina are accurate, student voters on...

School reopening plans getting pushback from teachers

On Tuesday the Texas Education Agency (TEA) released a set of guidelines for reopening public schools in the fall; guidelines which include in-school learning....

WalletHub study ranks Texas at No. 8 for racial equity in education

By Adam McCann Financial Writer It’s been decades since the landmark decision in Brown v. Board of Education declared school segregation unconstitutional in 1954, though it...

50 diverse children’s picture books to include in your home and school library

Picture books are a wonderful way to start important conversations with your children about our world and the beautiful people in it. It’s important...

James and Seals receive Teen Graffiti’s book scholarships

Kayla James of Grand Prairie, TX, and Kayla Seals of Rowlett, TX are the recipients of this year’s Teen Graffiti Education Scholarships for their...

Congress is urged to send Juneteenth legislation to President Trump for signature

The National Juneteenth Observance Foundation (NJOF) is urging Congress to send President Donald Trump legislation amending SJR 45 2012 , Chapter 1, Part A,...

Desoto students unite to host NTFB Community Food Distribution Day

DESOTO - Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, school campus closures, and the stoppage of high school sports, twelve DeSoto High School student athletic trainers jump-started...

District staff a source of pride in difficult times

By Joyce Foreman Dallas ISD District 6 I continue to be amazed at the work our district employees are accomplishing as we deal with the repercussions...