Category Archives: Education

Companies Sought for UTA’s Upcoming Nursing and Health Innovation Career Fair

Calling all health care companies and medical centers! You have an opportunity to meet one-on-one with bright, eager students from the University of Texas at Arlington who are preparing for their future nursing and healthcare careers. The University of Texas at Arlington is seeking medical centers and related healthcare companies devoted…

UTA’s Dan Cavanagh Living His American Dream as Pianist, Composer & Educator

As the recently named Chair of The University of Texas at Arlington’s Music Department, Dan Cavanagh is living his American Dream as an educator, professional musician and composer.“As a musician, as a professor, as someone who believes in higher education, this has been a fantastic place to be,” Cavanagh said. As…

Arlington Police Department Partners with Arlington ISD on Training Simulator

The Arlington Police Department has partnered with the Arlington Independent School District (AISD) on a firearms training simulator. The department purchased the Ti Training Corp TL-102 simulator for approximately $95,000 and received approval from the Texas State Review Board to house it at the AISD Dan Dipert Career and Technical…

Dream Builders: Theatre Arlington Partners with AISD for Camp Be a Star

Dream Builders is a show on MyArlingtonTV that highlights the ways our community is helping kids dream big, nurture their creativity, polish their skills and develop the tools they need to achieve their American Dream as young adults. The latest Dream Builders episode focuses on Camp Be a Star at Theatre Arlington in Downtown, a…

Mansfield ISD Receives ‘A’ in State’s New Accountability Rating System

The Texas Education Agency’s (TEA) 2018 accountability ratings are now available. The new rating system, passed by state legislature in 2015, requires the TEA to give each public school and each district an A through F (A-F) letter grade, similar to a child’s report card. Mansfield ISD has earned an “A” rating. The…

Arlington ISD Announces 2018 Accountability Ratings

The Texas Education Agency today released 2018 accountability ratings, the first under the new A-F system that includes three domains – student achievement, school progress and closing the gaps. Individual campuses receive ratings of either Met Standard or Improvement Required and have the ability to earn distinction designations. According to the…

UTA Lady Movin’ Mavs Represent Team USA at 2018 World Championships

Lady Movin’ Mavs Rose Hollermann and Abby Dunkin, seniors and gold medalists in the 2016 Paralympic games, along with graduate student Morgan Wood, are set to represent Team USA in the 2018 International Wheelchair Basketball Federation’s World Championships in Hamburg, Germany August 16-26. The University of Texas at Arlington’s Lady Movin’…

Fourth Annual AISD Back to School Kickoff This Saturday at AT&T Stadium

The fourth annual AISD Back to School Kickoff – a community effort to help 10,000-plus Arlington ISD students and their families prepare for the upcoming school year – will be from 8 a. m. to noon on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018, at AT&T Stadium in Arlington. The event will feature a…

School Supply Drive: Arlington ISD Alumni’s SLAMfest Event Aims to Fill 100 Backpacks

When it comes to spreading kindness through the community, the Arlington ISD Alumni SLAMfest and Back to School Supply Drive is a slam dunk. This annual basketball tournament and fundraiser, set for 10 a. m. to 5 p. m., Saturday, August 11, aims to collect enough school supplies to fill 100 backpacks for…