Crisis In The Classroom

DISD Faces Another Budget ShortfallIt’s not as bad as last year, but the Dallas Independent School District faces more multi-million dollar budget cuts.
Texas Education Funding Returning To SpotlightSchool districts are now tackling their budgets for next year, and debate over public funding for public schools will likely escalate later this month.
Lawsuit Says Texas School System Is UnconstitutionalA lawsuit by a group of Texas parents asks state courts to declare the school finance system unconstitutional due to inefficiency.
DISD Board To Vote On Closing 11 CampusesThe Dallas school board is scheduled to vote on closing 11 campuses, but there have been some emotional protests against shutting down those schools.
Dallas Schools Facing $25 Million Budget Deficit Next YearThe Dallas School District is getting a dismal look at its financial future, and parents and teachers aren't happy.
Shrinking Texas School Payrolls Add To JoblessThe $4 billion in cuts to Texas public schools might be starting to hit Governor Rick Perry where it hurts most -- his record on creating jobs.
Allen ISD Asking For Tax IncreaseAllen homeowners already pay higher school district taxes than people in several neighboring cities. But the district says without it, more layoffs are possible.
Classes Resume At Most Texas Public SchoolsSummer vacation is over for millions of children in Texas. Classes resume Monday at public schools as districts deal with tighter budgets.
Keller ISD's Pay-To-Ride Bus Program BeginsBudget cuts have led to a new bus system in the Keller ISD, where parents must now pay a hefty fee for their kids to ride a school bus.
DISD Trustees To Vote On Final Budget ProposalOn Thursday evening, DISD school board trustees sat down to finalize the millions of dollars of budget cuts that are now necessary.
Keller ISD Ready To Park Buses & Cut TeachersKeller ISD board president Kevin Stevenson said Monday that major cuts will now be implemented after voters turned down a tax increase.
North Texas School Districts Cutting Bus ServiceAs state lawmakers remain deadlocked on education funding, school districts are making spending decisions, chopping things like bus service.
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