Theophlous Aron Sims, Sr., currently the longest-serving member of the Fort Worth Independent School Board, has offered his resignation following more than 35 years of service to his community.
The Board of Directors of Texas Center for Arts + Academics in Fort Worth announced July 16 that they recently accepted the resignation of Clint Riley, who has served as president & CEO since 2012. Riley notified the Board of his intention to resign, citing plans to pursue other professi…
A professor at the UNT Health Science Center is taking a lead role in a multi-agency effort to find a scientific solution to the opioid crisis.
Serving as Tarrant County College Children’s Center director and associate professor since 2016, Dr. Travis Davis has joined Child Care Associates (CCA) as director of early education, a newly formed position at CCA designed to unify its infant, toddler and preschool-aged services into an al…
DALLAS (AP) — Delta Air Lines is benefiting from strong demand for air travel this summer and the grounding of Boeing Max planes at key rivals to post record revenue and a bigger profit.
WACO, Texas (AP) — A Texas appeals court has overturned for a second time the sexual assault conviction of a former Baylor University football player whose case ignited a scandal that rocked the nation's largest Baptist school.
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon, needing a more tech-savvy workforce, is offering to pay to retrain its employees and help them switch to more technical jobs at Amazon or elsewhere.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Part of late billionaire H. Ross Perot's legacy is a clear-cut rule about Texas high school sports: If a student can't pass class, they can't play.
The Superintendent of Schools for the Grand Prairie Independent School District died after being critically injured in a motorcycle accident while on vacation in Arizona, the district announced Monday.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A new University Interscholastic League rule requires physical exams or medical histories for students in school marching bands across Texas.
Five startups and its entrepreneurs will take the CodeLaunch stage to pitch their ideas to a panel of judges and a live audience for a chance to win over $100,000 in seed services.
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — A borrowed ship from California has become the floating summer school home for more than 300 maritime students and staff from Texas A&M University at Galveston.
As part of their commitment to improving mental health in our society, the founders of M2G Ventures have selected the UT Southwestern Center for Depression Research and Clinical Care (CDRC) – a nationally recognized center of excellence in the research and treatment of mood and anxiety disor…
DALLAS (AP) — Former Presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton will attend a ceremony in Dallas to recognize those who are graduating from their leadership program this year.
Jim Vaszauskas, superintendent of schools in Mansfield Independent School District, announced his plan to retire next February on June 20.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal judge in Texas says a Philadelphia law firm made "ill-advised" and "risky" decisions in ignoring his orders to turn over documents as part of lawsuits filed by women who say Baylor University mishandled their claims of sexual assault.
We invite you to participate on our list of Tarrant County Area Chambers of Commerce. A representative from each firm must fill out our 2019 survey to be on our list. The link below contains the survey. A link to the list may also be found on the Fort Worth Business website under the “Lists”…
We invite you to participate on our list of Tarrant County Area Economic Development Agencies. A representative from each firm must fill out our 2019 survey to be on our list. The link below contains the survey. A link to the list may also be found on the Fort Worth Business website under th…
Grammy award-winning singer, actress, author and chef Trisha Yearwood will be the featured artist for this year’s Legends Concert Series, UNT Health Science Center’s signature fundraising event.
The U.S. Education Department has opened investigations into foreign funding at Georgetown University and Texas A&M University as part of a broader push to monitor international money flowing to American colleges.
A stage play offering insight to the significance of Juneteenth is donating a portion of its proceeds to support former FWISD alumna Opal Lee’s efforts to have the day observed as a national holiday.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The University of Oklahoma's Board of Regents says it has concluded its investigation into former president David Boren after Boren chose to terminate his contract and sever ties to the university he led for 24 years.
DALLAS (AP) — Dallas school officials have apologized after a high school valedictorian had her graduation speech interrupted by her principal when she read the names of shooting victims Trayvon Martin and Tamir Rice.
HOUSTON (AP) — Startup accelerator Station Houston has launched a summer program, opening its doors to college students and alumni in hopes of grooming them into the next generation of entrepreneurs.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas will allow more teachers to have guns in school and will increase mental health services for students under bills that Gov. Greg Abbott signed into law Thursday as major parts of the state's response to a 2018 mass shooting at a high school near Houston.
DALLAS (AP) — School officials in Dallas say they're investigating why a high school valedictorian had her graduation speech interrupted after she said the names of shooting victims Trayvon Martin and Tamir Rice.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A North Texas school board has voted to fire an English teacher who tweeted that her high school was full of students who are in the country illegally.
Communities In Schools of Greater Tarrant County Inc. (CIS-GTC) announces the return and promotion of Rachel Peters Kreidler as vice president of development.
Social, behavioral and economic factors can change an individual’s biology and set them up for various chronic diseases from cancer to cardiovascular disease. How these factors affect minority and underserved populations is the focus of the 14th Annual Texas Conference on Health Disparities …
Longtime Fort Worth Assistant City Manager Susan Alanis has been named chief operating officer with Tarrant County College District effective July 1.
For Robert Kaplan, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, the biggest headwinds for U.S. growth are the country’s aging population and the slow increase in the size of the nation’s workforce.
PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia principal accused of plagiarizing Ashton Kutcher in an address to his school's graduating class says he didn't mean to use someone else's work.
OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — There were warning signs throughout a marathon day of spelling that this Scripps National Spelling Bee would not conclude like any other in the event's 94-year history.
Almost a half century ago history was made when Neil Armstrong became the first human to set foot on the moon. Apollo 11 was the ship on which he and Buzz Aldrin stepped off on July 20, 1969.
OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Here are some memorable words that were used in Thursday's final rounds of the Scripps National Spelling Bee:
Maitri Kovuru, an eighth-grader at Fort Worth ISD’s McLean Middle School, is one of the top spellers in the nation.
Maitri Kovuru, an eighth-grader at Fort Worth ISD’s McLean Middle School, is one of 50 finalists competing for the 2019 Scripps National Spelling Bee championship trophy Thursday, May 30 in National Harbor, Maryland, just south of Washington, D.C.