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Prime Prep Academy Meets Deadline To File Appeal

Dallas Cowboys great Deion Sanders is fighting back to try to keep his Prime Prep Academy charter school open after accusations of financial mishandling.

07/30/2014

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State Begins Process To Revoke Charter Of Prime Prep Academy

The Texas Education Agency is taking steps to shutdown the charter school started by former Dallas Cowboy Deion Sanders. TEA officials have “started the revocation process” against Uplift Fort Worth — the sponsoring entity of Prime Prep Academy.

CBSDFW.COM–07/15/2014

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Another Battle In The DISD ‘Home Rule’ Fight

The Home Rule fight at Dallas ISD is on the brink of its next battle. A group that wants to turn DISD into a charter district says it has enough support to move the war to the people — at the polls.

CBSDFW.COM–05/14/2014

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Dallas Mayor Talks DISD Home-Rule District With CBS 11

In an exclusive report, CBS 11 News takes an in-depth look at the fight over control of the Dallas Independent School District. Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings is trying to shatter perceptions about the push for a home-rule district, and his role in it.

CBSDFW.COM–03/19/2014

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Deion Sanders’ Prime Prep Academy Being Investigated Again

There’s new information involving an investigation at the troubled school co-founded by former Dallas Cowboy Deion Sanders.

CBSDFW.COM–01/21/2014

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Deion Sanders Fired From Prime Prep Following Alleged Confrontation

Prime Prep Academy has fired co-founder Deion Sanders following an alleged confrontation with a faculty member on Wednesday.

10/11/2013

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Parents Protest Irving School Admission Plan

One of the top ranked schools in North Texas stepped back from a plan Thursday night to only accept new students from areas with primarily low income families.

12/06/2012

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48 Percent Of Texas Schools Fail Federal Standards

Nearly half of Texas public and charter schools failed to meet federal accountability standards based on the No Child Left Behind Law.

08/08/2012

Deion Sanders Starting New Charter Schools

The former Dallas Cowboy is putting schools in Dallas and Fort Worth.

02/21/2012

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Texas House Committee Evaluates Charter Schools

The Texas House Public Education committee is gathering to discuss the success and failure of charter schools statewide.

02/17/2012

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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

The future location of a charter school in Deep Ellum, the 2600 block of Elm Street. (Credit: Jay Gormley)

Bar Owners Fight To Keep School Out Of Deep Ellum

Nearly 30 bar and night-club owners joined forces Monday night to put a stop to a plan that would bring a charter school to Deep Ellum’s entertainment district.

01/30/2012

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