In the schools

Serve Denton will host presentations on early childhood STEM education to celebrate Social Media Day on Thursday. Representatives from ReadyRosie, Denton ISD and Explorium Denton will lead discussions on science, technology, engineering and math education from 4 to 5 p.m. at the Wheeler House, 821 N. Elm St.

Denton ISD communications excels in engagement

Hearing on DISD budget subdued

In the schools

School librarian checks out tech

UNT Briefs

The top 20 percent of juniors at high schools in the Richardson school district will get guaranteed admission to UNT starting next school year as part of the university’s Eagle Advantage Plan, according to a news release.

NCTC Briefs

UNT briefs

TWU briefs

UNT briefs

Emily McPherson: New policy sends the wrong message to DISD students

The Denton school district has made a controversial (or, as the school board called it: courageous and brave) move regarding grading policies to take effect next year. The new policy throws deadlines out the window by allowing students to turn in late work at any time and retake tests over and over. It also does away with the six-week grading periods, replacing them with nine-week periods.

Ashlyn Foss: Media feeding into vicious cycle of mass shootings

Steps for choosing the right school

Student makes a sound of success with music career

Cancer survivors start website