Schools

Grenadier Homes at Creekside Estates Touts Great Schools, Great Location

By Joanna England / July 20, 2017 / 0 Comments

Do you hear that? It’s the sound of hundreds of North Texas teachers groaning as the first “Back to School” advertisements start showing up on websites and billboards.  For a lot of people, buying a home is closely associated with education, and many times parents (or parents to be) will select a home based on […]

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SCHOOL+HOUSE Heads to Midway Hollow with Grenadier Homes

By Bethany Erickson / September 16, 2016 / 0 Comments

After the rousing success of our first SCHOOL+HOUSE event, I immediately started hearing from all kinds of Realtors, families, and schools about picking their neighborhoods. After compiling a list of potential schools and neighborhoods, I’m pleased to announce that the next SCHOOL+HOUSE will be in Midway Hollow on Sept. 24, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 […]

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Dallas Public Schools: Making the Case for Recess

By Bethany Erickson / December 9, 2015 / 2 Comments

Any adult of a certain age (cough) can tell you about recess at school. I remember having three recesses – two quick 15 minute excursions outside in the morning and afternoon, and about 30 minutes or so at lunch. Occasionally you’d get in trouble and have to sit on a square – but you were […]

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Dallas Public Schools: District to Launch Own Crowdfunding Program

By Bethany Erickson / October 30, 2015 / 1 Comment

At first, the news sounded kind of perplexing and ominous. Late last night, I was apprised of a memo that went out to Dallas Independent School District principals. The memo, folks said, banned the use of certain crowdfunding sites to raise funds for anything involving the district. Crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter, GoFundMe, and Donors Choose have become […]

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Showing Your Work: Does Affordable Housing Always Mean More Crime?

By Bethany Erickson / October 6, 2015 / 8 Comments

After someone sent me a story about the mindset behind a certain email circulating regarding Highland Park ISD’s bond election, you know what stuck out to me? Besides the fact that it felt like a prop from recent HBO miniseries “Show Me a Hero,” which unspooled the whole mess Yonkers, N.Y., found itself in regarding […]

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