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DISD Transportation Plan Reconsidered?

The plan that uses contracted van and taxi drivers to take Dallas Independent School District students to class instead of picking them up in school buses is apparently now being reconsidered.

CBS 11–08/30/2013

A sign sits on top of a taxi. (credit: AP Photo)

Parents Voice Concerns Over DISD Transportation Problems

Furious parents met with Dallas Independent School District leaders in two schools Thursday evening to vent concerns about the use of private taxis, vans, and limos to transport students to school.

CBS 11–08/29/2013

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DISD School Buses Running Practice Routes

Hundreds of buses in the Dallas ISD are driving their routes on Wednesday, even though students do not return to classes until next week. The bus drivers are on a practice run.

08/21/2013

Photo of the lights on a school bus. (credit: Larry W. Smith/Getty Images)

Dallas County Schools Filling Job Vacancies

School bells will be ringing across North Texas in a matter of days, and Dallas County Schools is making a last-minute push to fill dozens of positions.

08/13/2013

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Dallas Co. School Bus Driver On Leave For Soliciting Money From Students

A Dallas County School Bus Driver is the target of an internal investigation after it was revealed that she was trying to collect money from students.

06/07/2013

Photo of a Venus ISD school bus that crashed into a tree. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

What Is The Age Of Your Child’s School Bus Driver?

Putting your children on a school bus can be a challenge for many parents. Who is behind the wheel is a big question?

03/08/2013

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85-Year-Old Bus Driver Suffered Heart Attack Before Crashing Into Apartment

A school bus driver, who suffered a heart attack and crashed into an apartment complex Tuesday afternoon, was 85 years old according Dallas County Schools.

CBS 11–11/07/2012

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Bus Driver Had Heart Attack Before Crash

An official with Dallas County Schools said that the bus driver who crashed into an apartment complex in Dallas suffered a heart attack just before the incident.

11/07/2012

New Dallas Independent School District superintendent talks with CBS 11 News on his first official day on the job. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

New DISD Super Miles Has Homework For Top Brass

New Dallas ISD Superintendent Mike Miles is giving himself and his top administrators a major assignment to improve the quality of education and how the district works.

10/09/2012

DART Logo on Bus

Bus Drivers Complain About DART Intersection

Some Dallas County Schools bus drivers complain a DART rail crossing in Richardson is hazardous because of built-in blind spots.

09/21/2012

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School Bus Cameras Watching Drivers

Motorists in the city of Dallas who drive through school bus stop-arm warnings will soon have to dig into their pockets to pay for the infraction.

CBS 11–09/18/2012

Photo of the lights on a school bus. (credit: Larry W. Smith/Getty Images)

Former Dallas Bus Monitor Sues Over Urination

Dallas County Schools has been sued by a former bus monitor who says he was fired after accidentally urinating on himself.

09/05/2012

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