Steve is an Emmy Award-winning journalist. He has been recognized nationally for his coverage of Public Education and his reports from New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina garnered the “Best News Story” Katie Award from the Press Club of Dallas.
Steve was the only broadcast journalist embedded with the 56th Brigade of the Texas National Guard during Operation Iraqi Freedom. He also traveled with a group of Dallas physicians to Haiti in early 2010 to report on the aftermath of the devastating earthquake there.
He may be most noted for his coverage of the Dallas Independent School District. His daily reports provide solid information regarding the academic and educational landscape of North Texas.
Steve’s career path includes work in Portland, Fresno, Oklahoma City and Wichita Falls. As a general assignment reporter, Steve has taken more in-depth looks into issues such as child neglect, race relations, domestic abuse and crime.
Steve has also received professional recognition from The National Association of Black Journalists, The Institute for Educational Inquiry, The Poynter Institute, and The University of Oklahoma Black Alumni Society.
The Dallas Police Department says a rookie officer felt threatened when he drew his gun and shot and killed a teenager.
Leaders from two teacher associations claim the district will need to hire as many as two thousand new classroom instructors before classes begin on August 26.
Stretcher, along with others affiliated with school bus service, claimed drivers and students have been subjected to scorching temperatures on buses with non-functioning air conditioning systems.
Dallas ISD staff members will receive their first pay raise in three years in 2014 under a new budget approved by trustees.
The hits keep coming for DISD Superintendent Mike Miles, as the complaints against him continue to mount.
Summer school is in session for DISD students, but some are asking, “Where are the teachers?”
According to officials with teacher association groups that represent the 10,000 Dallas ISD teachers, an estimated 1700 teachers have either tendered resignations, retirement notifications, or received contract non-renewal notification from the district.
More than 14 thousand people living in Dallas County are living with HIV and many of them don’t even know it.
McKinney ISD bus driver Linda Wilson performed CPR on 14-year-old passenger Dakota English when she stopped breathing.
Thousands of North Texas students will spend the summer in the classroom, after they flunked state tests.
There’s a lot of optimism in the medical world this week for a cancer drug that is shrinking tumors and prolonging life.
With two weeks left in the school year, several students and teachers from a Dallas middle school will take an unexpected test Tuesday.