SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The University of Texas at San Antonio has introduced a new policy this semester prohibiting students with a confirmed history of violence or sexual abuse from joining athletic programs.
Hill School has hired seven new staff members. The new hires expand across multiple departments of the Fort Worth school, a college preparatory, full-service school for students with dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia, ADHD, high-functioning ASD and other learning differences.
When Daniel Pullin was named as the replacement for longtime Neeley School of Business leader O. Homer Erekson, the school knew it had someone with a broad range of experience in the business world as well as the realm of academia.
The Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce hosted a panel discussion on the state of public education Sept. 12, focusing on the future workforce needs of the local business community.
The University of Texas at Arlington has received a transformational $4.7 million gift from the Deerbrook Charitable Trust to further develop its adult gerontology graduate programs. The university said in a news release that the trust saw the need to create a stronger pipeline of profession…
Fort Worth Country Day (FWCD) is celebrating the 10th year of the Capt. David R. “Chip” Herr Jr. Memorial Lecture, featuring Fort Worth-native and FWCD graduate Col. Parker B. Schenecker as its keynote speaker.
NEW YORK (AP) — For students from elementary to high school, the Sept. 11 terrorist attack isn't a memory. It's history. A new HBO documentary that debuts on the event's 18th anniversary treats it that way.
The Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine at UNT Health Science Center has been awarded a $250,000 grant to establish a new graduate medical education residency program with three partners in Hood County.
Sundance Square was College Football central on Aug. 31 as it was host to thousands of college football fans from all over the country. ESPN kicked off the college football season in Sundance Square.
The Fort Worth Metropolitan Black Chamber, the Fort Worth Hispanic Chamber and the Fort Worth Chamber have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that creates a blueprint for the organizations to partner more intentionally to grow and develop the city’s economy, the three organizations a…
For more than 40 years, Communities In Schools affiliates across Texas have answered the call of school principals and district administrators to provide integrated student supports that ensure student social and emotional well-being on campuses, while improving academic outcomes.
Some might say Brayden Reeves, who has a high level of autism, is a special needs student. Maybe it is the world that needs Brayden and all that is special about him.
The nonprofit American Public Education Foundation released the first-ever1 national report card on K-12 state-mandated personal financial education in all 50 states and the District of Columbia: Vision 2020 Financial Literacy Report Card, 2019-2020. And guess what? Texas didn’t do too bad. …
As UNT Health Science Center librarians, Lorraine Sheldon and Brandy Klug understand the difficulty local health organizations have coordinating the services they provide people.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Oscar-winning actor Matthew McConaughey will join the University of Texas as a professor who this fall will teach in the university's Department of Radio-Television-Film.
The Amon G. Carter Stadium at TCU is more than likely to be surged by a sea of purple with fans on Saturday, August 31, the Horned Frog Football’s opening game of the new season.
On August 5, VLK Architects attended a dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony commemorating the opening of Marine Creek Middle School in Eagle Mountain Saginaw ISD. The sixth middle school campus in the district, Marine Creek Middle School is the next step in the district’s preparations for …
The Austin-based Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) Aug. 21 awarded 71 new grants totaling close to $136 million to advance the fight against cancer.
The temperature was soaring, but construction on a large-scale hospital project is not stopping. And the heat really wasn't that bad, because the workers were inside.
NEW YORK (AP) — Companies like Guard Dog Security, TuffyPacks and Bullet Blocker are peddling bullet-resistant backpacks for children in time for the back-to-school shopping season. But critics argue they are using tragedy as a marketing opportunity and exploiting parents' worst fears.
MOUNT VERNON, Texas (AP) — In a small East Texas community, a few blocks from a quaint town square, Art Briles is coaching football again on American soil.
A group of Tarrant County student entrepreneurs won a national business pitch competition, along with $75,000 in donation from FedEx.
STEPHENVILLE – Tarleton State University formally opened its high-tech 97,000-square-foot Engineering Building in Stephenville Aug. 20.
Sterling McDavid comes from an entrepreneurial family, so it’s perhaps not surprising that she followed that model.
The Fort Worth ISD received a C rating. For more iinformation on the ratings and individual ratings of schools, check out Texas Tribune's page.
ATHENS, Texas (AP) — Some people say a uniquely different invention of George Arthur Spencer on his property in the Cross Roads community near Athens looks like an alien antenna.
The 2019 Texas Wesleyan Rams football season is almost upon us. In preparation, the Ram Club, the university's alumni fundraising club, will host a Football Kickoff Tailgate Party at the new Martin Center Ballroom, 1201 Wesleyan St., in Fort Worth, Aug. 23 from 6-9 p.m.
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Just a few days after opening its new Fort Worth campus, Tarleton State University could begin constructing a second building at its new Fort Worth campus as early as 2021.
The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents Aug. 8 named Dr. James Hurley as sole finalist to be Tarleton State University’s 16th president after a nationwide search.
Texas Wesleyan University has named two key administrators to help manage the Leadership Academy Network, a first-of-its-kind partnership with Fort Worth ISD designed to sustain and grow academic success at five once-struggling PK-8 schools.
Students will converge on AT&T Stadium on Aug. 9 for an up-close look at the technology behind an emerging mode of transportation that could zip passengers to points throughout Texas in minutes.
John M. Geesbreght, a long-time emergency medicine physician who served on the Texas Health Fort Worth medical staff for more than four decades, died Aug. 4 after suffering a stroke the previous day.
The first day of the 2018-2019 academic year is just around the corner and students across the country are preparing for it. And, so are the parents, whom retailers are trying to pursue as back-to-school shoppers.
Texas receives a C for manufacturing and A for logistics, so says annual report from Ball State University.
When Texas adults with intellectual and developmental (IDD) disabilities want to work, Fort Worth-based Caregiver Inc. wants to help them find and sustain employment.
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — This house might not look like much, says Kimber Fountain, as she stands in front of a faded white Victorian home with sunken corners and battered shutters, but it's a perfect example of this part of Galveston's history.
The Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) has elected Jacinto Ramos Jr. to fill an interim position on the TASB Board of Directors, representing TASB Region 11, Position B.
KIRKWOOD, Mo. (AP) — The funeral of a University of Mississippi student found shot to death last week has been held in her suburban St. Louis hometown.
BOSTON (AP) — A California entrepreneur pleaded guilty Wednesday to paying $250,000 to get his son into to the University of Southern California as a fake volleyball recruit.