breaking overnight---a large magnitude earthquake rocks central italy overnight--the latest details as the death toll continues to rise. one person is in the hospital after a crash near downtown---our 'round the clock crew was there on the scene. " 10.24 this is the mos ideal, perfect, beautiful way of teaching. 10.29 plus---our back-to- school coverage continues this morning. we take a look at a new way of teaching at one high school -- and how it will work with existing programs. we begin with breaking news--- an earthquake rocked central italy, leaving dozens dead this morning. entire earthquake rocked central italy, leaving dozens dead this morning. entire apartment buildings have crumbled as the aftershocks continue. the death toll still rising. we have the latest from italy coming up, but first-- a very good morning el paso, las cruces, and juarez. i'm stephanie valle. and i'm hillary floren. good morning, everyone. some lingering showers over hudspeth county this morning will diminish by midday. thunderstorms will return this afternoon in extreme eastern hudspeth county, with a few storms across the gila region as well. elsewhere, expect a fairly quiet and dry day. thunderstorm chances will slowly increase each day from thursday through saturday as low level moisture returns to the area. back to that breaking news from italy. as of right now the death toll stands at38. authorities say the magnitude 6-point-2 quake was felt across much of italy. as of right now the death toll stands at38. authorities italy. as of right now the death toll italy. as of right now the death toll stands at38. authorities say the magnitude 6-point-2 quake was felt across much of central italy ... with the epicenter about 100 miles northeast of rome. this is a live look right now from italy as search efforts are underway. residents and rescue workers are working to locate anyone who may be trapped under the rubble. dozens have been found this morning. our complete coverage of this breaking news will continue throughout good morning el paso. later we'll hear what the u.s. state department is saying in response this morning. now to round the clock coverage--- one person is in the hospital this morning after a crash early this morning. it happened just before 4 a.m. on i-10 east near the porfirio diaz on- ramp. take a look at the video, new today. you can see a car flipped over a guardrail. our crew noticed one person being taken away in an ambulance. emergency crews have not told us that person's condition. no word on what caused the crash good morning el paso: your back-to- school headquarters this week! in our last hour, we told you about the expansion of the new tech network in el paso i-s-d. the project- based learning model debuted at irvin and franklin high schools last year. this year -- new tech is at their feeder schools: and brown and canyon hills middle schools. it's also at bowie -- and austin high. austin high school's 'panther new tech' is partnering with the sandra day o'connor criminal justice/public service academy... focusing on safety, fire, police, law and public service in general. the world we live in today is changing, and i think this is an opportunity for a school like that to show what trust, respect and responsibility means within the law and citizens' rights. 7.54 we are welcoming all students as long as they do have the passion for that law enforcement opportunity. 4.21 first year english teacher erika ramos is excited about the potential new tech offers students in the academy. 9.00 we want these students to be authentic and create authentic projects and create this change within the community. because these are students that are focusing on law enforcement and that are wanting to create these authentic changes within the community as well. 9.17 ramos thinks changes will be led by students bringing their own life experiences to the classroom. they can collaborate and teach the kids within their groups, so they can enhance the learning environments of all. nats episd leaders hope austin's program - like the others in e- p-i-s-d - will change the district, too. when we're looking at the skillsets we're teaching, i can't see why it wouldn't grow. and i think it's fantastic. because you can apply that to anything you do in life, really. if i can speculate, yes, i would love for that to happen. and coming in 2017: two more middle schools that feed into austin and bowie. new this morning-- for the first time-- many students are exploring their interests and talent through music in school. at the el paso school district-- there is one department that helps make it possible for thousands of students. good morning el paso's denise olivas is live with the story ... denise? this morning-- some middle school students may be debating what instrument fits them best. episd is ready to rent out the more than 12-thousand instruments it owns: "during the summer is when need to make sure all that equipment is up and up ..is ready for them" mark manago is a piano technichian and one of six who make up the instrument repair shop. episd has more than 12-thousand instruments for students. the shop averages about 50 repairs a week. episd fine arts director michael phillips says students as young as fifth graders are given the opportunity to delve into music. he adds that's when parents can carefully consider the type of investment they want to make: "it they're being introduced to music for the very first time you may want to rent an instrument and see what their level of commitment and excitement is or if that's the instrument for them and then make a decision after that" parents you may like the sound of this-- the episd rental fee for any instrument is 45 dollars for the entire school year. if you decide to buy-- phillips say local music stores to have a rent to own option. 6-07... weather and traffic on the 7s... some lingering showers over hudspeth county this morning will diminish by midday. thunderstorms will over hudspeth county this morning will diminish by midday. thunderstorms will return this afternoon in extreme eastern hudspeth county, with a few storms across the gila region as well. elsewhere, expect a fairly quiet and dry day. thunderstorm chances will slowly increase each day from thursday through saturday as low level moisture returns to the area. ...abc-7 traffic track ... now it's time to take a look at the tx-dot traffic cams... keep it here we have much more to come here on gmep--- sentencing begins today for a former fort bliss soldier convicted of killing another soldier after the jury find him not guilty of murder yesterday. / plus we continue our complete coverage from the devastating earthquake in italy early this morning. what the u.s. state department is urging from american citizens in italy? 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