One in every five adults in our area functions at the lowest literacy level.
Texas students made strong improvements in their end of course STAAR tests in Biology and Algebra.
We've all been told to never count your chickens before they hatch. But that's not the case at Ben Milam Elementary.
Merriam-Webster adds "Yooper" to its dictionary. Are you a Yooper?
Square dancing is a long-time tradition in Texas, especially here in Texoma. One elementary school is keeping the tradition alive and well by incorporating it into their P.E. classes.
Music teacher accused of pawning school's instruments to fuel heroin habit.
The state's new high school graduation requirements began to take shape Thursday.
Next school year two Wichita Falls schools will consolidate and now a name is need for the new facility.
The influential Paris-based Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has just released its much-awaited triennial study of global education systems, and once again, the U.S. earns bad grades.
Midwestern State has been named one of the most affordable in the state for it's online degree program.
BERKELEY, Calif. (Ivanhoe Newswire) – whether she’s assigning a problem, or helping students work out the answer, professor Zvezdelina Stankova is passionate about one thing: math.
WFISD is launching a new reading program to help make sure students are reading at their grade level by the end of third grade and they need your help to make sure it's a success.
Congratulations to the following 20 teachers who were named 2013 West Foundation Teaching Excellence Award winners.
Homework can not only be stressful for students, but parents as well. Dr. Frank McGeorge has some tips on how to make homework more manageable.
The State Board of Education is holding two potentially emotionally charged public hearings on high school graduation requirements and what science textbooks should be approved for classrooms across Texas.
Wichita Falls, TX. - Kirby Junior High students learned an important life saving technique Wednesday.
In honor of National Emergency Medical Services Week American Medical Response taught the students compression-only CPR.
Wednesday Texoma school districts and law enforcement gathered in Wichita falls to re-evaluate their disaster plans.
A Wichita Falls school earns a top Texas honor for excelling in academics, art, and athletics....
WICHITA FALLS, TX. -- This school year is wrapping up, but planning for next year is already underway.
WFISD officials are looking at ways to make schools run more efficiently.
Public universities in Texas would have to offer students fixed four-year tuition prices under a bill that has cleared a key House vote.
More than 50 WFISD High School students are recognized for their academic achievements.
About one in six people who owe money on their student loans is in default.
The Texas Education Agency will continue with the implementation of public school accountability ratings using A through F grades in 2014 despite mounting criticism from school leaders and some lawmakers.
The Crowell High School Robotics team is making some big moves.
The team has already placed at the state level which qualified them for the world competition.
A local non profit is hosting classes that will help families and care givers of children who are diagnosed with mental illnesses.
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The state's ninth- and 10th-graders currently await consensus from legislators on key proposals in the House and Senate that would reduce the number of exams they must take to graduate from 15 to as few as five.
A Texoma teacher with 40 years of experience in educating youngsters in Wichita Falls is the recipient of a prize with a special connection to the world famous Nobel Peace Prize....
A sweeping package of public education overhauls is coming to the floor of the Texas House.
WFISD Career and Technology students from Carrigan Career Center and Hirschi High School made a very strong showing at the SkillsUSA District Meet.
Despite all the criticism, the WFISD believes the C-SCOPE is still the best resource for them to use in their classrooms.
Top education leaders in the Texas Senate are slamming a curriculum system used in 875 school districts across the state.
Boy suspended after taking airsoft pistol to school "for protection".
Chicago Public Schools is considering a new proposal that would begin teaching sexual education in kindergarten.
Study finds fewer high school dropouts, but some demographics still lag behind.
Kindergarten class holds mock slave auction.
President Obama's plan to provide free, high-quality preschool across the country is getting a mixed response.
103-year-old woman receives high school diploma.
Texas high school coaches face huge fines after fried chicken fund raisers.
District Judge John Dietz speculated it could take an extra $2,000 per student for the state to fix the school finance system.
Parents say developmentally disabled girl should have been escorted to bus on day she was taken.
Late last year, a group of Texas parents expressed outrage at a public school world history lesson they claimed referred to the Boston Tea Party as an act of terrorism.
Family outraged to learn 5th grader was repeatedly tied to his chair in class.
The Texas Education Agency released district results for the 2012 STAAR tests in grades 3-8.
A 5-year-old boy in Massachusetts may be suspended after he reportedly built a toy gun out of Legos during an after-school program.
A Tennessee lawmaker is pushing a controversial new bill that would tie welfare benefits to students' performance in school.
Public high school students in the nation's capital may soon be able to graduate without taking a single U.S. government course.
A Philadelphia elementary school student was scolded and searched by administrators in front of her entire class after she pulled out a paper gun in class last week, according to her mother.
Three Texas lawmakers are planning to introduce a new law to give school districts more options in providing security on campus.
The head of the state's largest business lobbying group testified during the school finance trial Thursday that poor schooling in Texas has left many of the state's firms without enough qualified applicants to fill job vacancies.
A new federal study says Texas' four-year high school graduation rate climbed to 78.9 percent for the Class of 2010.
When a report on American history classes at the state's two public flagship universities was released this month, it quickly became clear that its sponsors were pursuing more than an intellectual exercise.
An eighth-grade teacher in Oxnard who appeared in adult films for the money before she became a teacher was deemed unfit to teach.
Parents felt imagery in video crossed line in wake of Newtown massacre.
Teacher marks her 80th birthday while still on the job.
Superintendent recommends that teacher be terminated after allegedly throwing down the American flag and stomping on it in front of his classes.
Tiburcio Vasquez was hanged for murder, but Alisal school board members in Salinas, California thought he was worthy of having an elementary school named after him.
High school drop outs face extra hardships in search for employment.
A public school district in Texas can require students to wear locator chips when they are on school property, a federal judge ruled on Tuesday.
Governor Rick Perry told the Texas Senate yesterday the state's economy and rosier state revenue picture should allow lawmakers to cut taxes.