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New Dallas schools Superintendent Mike Miles. (credit: DISD)

DISD To Discuss Shorter Teacher Workdays

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.

11/29/2012

Before sitting in the Oval Office, many former presidents worked in the classroom as schoolteachers including John Adams, James Garfield, Chester Arthur and Lyndon Johnson.

DISD Teachers Say Longer Work Day Is Not Working

Dallas Independent School District teachers may be more ready than most workers for a holiday break.

CBS 11–11/21/2012

A teacher takes questions from his class. (credit: Chris Hondros/Newsmakers)

Hundreds Of Teacher Vacancies In Dallas ISD

Hundreds of Dallas classrooms don’t have full-time educators. Approximately 300 classroom teacher jobs remain unfilled.

CBS 11–11/14/2012

A teacher assists a student in her third-grade class. (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

DISD Teacher Morale Addressed At Board Briefing

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.

CBSDFW.COM–11/08/2012

Students in pre-kindergartner class enjoy reading a book. (credit: Wendy Carlson/Getty Images)

Residents Sound Off On DISD Vs. Charter Schools

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.

02/08/2012

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Some Former DISD Teachers Can’t Afford To Return To Work

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.

08/15/2011

A teacher joins a protest against possible cuts in education funding. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

State Teachers Group Backs Bill To Use Rainy Day Fund

Many Texas teachers are getting behind a legislative bill that could spare cuts in education funding.

06/15/2011

A teacher takes questions from his class. (credit: Chris Hondros/Newsmakers)

Dallas ISD Considering Incentives For Retiring Teachers

The crisis in the classroom has some school districts turning to incentives, like early retirement.

02/23/2011

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