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Denton ISD tax swap approved
Fewer than 2 percent of eligible voters in Denton ISD cast ballots to approve a move known as a tax swap, which is expected to bring more funds to the district without changing the overall property tax rate for homeowners.
In the Schools: Sept. 5, 2017
Early voting for Denton ISD tax election ends Tuesday
Low early voter turnout reported in Denton ISD tax election
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Blotter: McNair Elementary placed on lockdown after reports of armed suspect near campus
Officers responded to the domestic disturbance at The Parks of Denton apartments about 4:20 a. m. , but they couldn't find the suspect, the report said. 700 block of Fort Worth Drive — A 22-year-old man was arrested on an assault charge after hitting his roommate early Tuesday morning at The Arch at Denton apartments, according to a police report.
Denton ISD talks childhood literacy
Denton ISD officials spent an hour and a half Tuesday night discussing childhood literacy within its schools. Mike Mattingly, assistant superintendent of curriculum, instruction and staff development, and other staffers went over what resources and personnel the district commits to improving reading at elementary and middle schools.
Early voting kicks off for Denton ISD tax ratification election
In what's known as a "tax swap," voters are being asked to approve an increase in the district's maintenance and operations tax rate, bringing it from $1.04 per $100 valuation to $1.06. The tax money goes into the district's operating budget that pays for salaries, supplies and other daily expenditures.
Teachers shell out own money to stock up on school supplies
Shelby Kerner has spent weeks combing through stores and looking for deals on school supplies. But unlike a parent, she's not shopping for just a few kids. Rather, she needs to buy pencils, markers, spirals and highlighters for 20.
New law expands reach of schools on cyberbullying issue
The new school year starts with a new state law that gives school administrators more authority when it comes to cyberbullying.