Our CBS 11 I-Team found some North Texas teachers may actually be teaching their students how to cheat.
Teachers across North Texas are not ready for their Spring Break vacations just yet. They are getting ready to march on Austin to fight for more money and better safety for their schools.
The DISD superintendent has a new plan for teachers that once again include longer workdays. Starting next school year, principals will decide for their campus, as to whether or not teachers will stay up to 30-minutes before or after school.
There is a new push to require teachers to carry a professional license as well as a certification.
The DISD board of trustees could decide on Thursday whether or not to scale back the workday for its teachers. The work schedule this year includes an extra 45 minutes.
Dallas Independent School District teachers may be more ready than most workers for a holiday break.
Hundreds of Dallas classrooms don’t have full-time educators. Approximately 300 classroom teacher jobs remain unfilled.
There is a consensus among many that the morale of teachers in the Dallas Independent School District is at an all-time low. The issue was a topic of discussion at Thursday’s DISD board briefing.
It could have been a routine discussion at Dallas City Hall, but it wasn’t. The topic — whether to create a non-profit corporation so a public charter school could issue bonds.
Dallas ISD teachers were paid 15 percent of their salaries, up to $10,000, as part of cost-cutting incentives to get them to leave early. But now the district could use some of those teachers back to fill 230 positions.
Many Texas teachers are getting behind a legislative bill that could spare cuts in education funding.
The crisis in the classroom has some school districts turning to incentives, like early retirement.