Education

These Fort Worth students were tired of crossing a busy street. So they found a solution

These Fort Worth students were tired of crossing a busy street. So they found a solution

In the not to distant future, those traveling in the 7000 block of West Camp Bowie Boulevard will drive past some $400,000 in traffic enhancements courtesy of grant dollars and a determined group of middle-school students who just wanted a crosswalk. “I‘m really excited because I didn‘t think we could do it,” said Avery Hand, a seventh-grade student. “I‘m excited […]

Southlake student who ‘lost friends‘ in Florida shooting will march Saturday in D.C.

Southlake student who ‘lost friends‘ in Florida shooting will march Saturday in D.C.

Katie Silverman will be in Washington, D.C. Saturday, marching on her 18th birthday to stand in solidarity with victims of the Feb. 14 mass shooting in Parkland, Fla. Silverman isn‘t going as just a student activist; she‘s a former Parkland resident who lost two friends in the shooting. Silverman, a senior at Southlake Carroll Senior High School, attended middle school […]

Sandy Hook group launches national reporting system to prevent school shootings

Sandy Hook group launches national reporting system to prevent school shootings

Anti-gun-violence advocates are promoting a new reporting tool they hope will help prevent future school shootings. , a national organization, announced the launch of the for schools across the country. The first states to access the system are California, Florida, Texas and New York. The northwest of Austin will roll out the program in the next two weeks. The launch […]