This year’s university-wide commencement at the University of North Texas will be the first event of graduation weekend instead of the last like it was last year.
Bilingual education is common practice these days in public schools all over the country. Teach children in their primary language, then shift them into English — it’s a basic strategy that has been successful after nearly 50 years.
Edyka Chilomé paces rapidly across the lobby of the Latino Cultural Center in Dallas, practicing lines and stage blocking. Her curly black hair peeks out from a green hoodie that frames an intense, focused gaze as she picks up a mask and sways back and forth, perfecting her character’s every movement.
Beginning theater students at the University of North Texas had a rare opportunity last Monday. They got to talk to a Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright about a pair of characters they’d studied for several weeks.
PONDER — With $20,000 allegedly embezzled from the Ponder High School’s booster account, gone were students’ dreams of a spring performance trip to San Antonio — the band’s first out-of-town trip in three years — and a trip to the Peach Bowl festivities in Atlanta next winter.
DALLAS — Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp apologized Tuesday to high school students for racial insults that some minority students say they heard while visiting the College Station campus last week.