New Leaders Take Control At Dallas County Schools, Tackle Old Problems"Our current financial situation is pretty bleak." King says during the past five years, the agency's debt has skyrocketed from $36 to $147 million dollars.
Dallas County Schools Bus Drivers Claim They Are ScapegoatsMichelle Foster, a DCS driver for 13 years said, "Our job is to take your precious dumplings to school and make sure they're safe."
Voters Agree To Oust Dallas County Schools Bus ServiceThe voters have spoken and the troubled agency responsible for getting tens of thousands of students to and from school in Dallas County will be abolished.
Dallas County Schools Bus Agency To Be AbolishedIt will soon be over for the agency responsible for getting tens of thousands of North Texas students to school each day.
Senator Calls For Immediate Resignation Of 3 Dallas County Schools Board MembersThe letter requesting the resignation comes as early voting has started on a ballot measure to shut down the agency. DCS has faced mounting criticism for safety violations, and budget shortfalls.
Voters To Decide Fate Of Texas School Transportation AgencyVoters in November will decide whether a Dallas-based school transportation agency facing deep financial trouble will continue operating.
Governor Signs Bill That Could Abolish Dallas County SchoolsThe cash-strapped agency provides transportation to 76,000 children every school day.
Texas Senate Considers Bill To Kill Dallas County School Bus ServiceThe Texas state Senate is considering a bill to kill the agency that runs bus service for most of the Dallas County school districts.
Senator Wants To Abolish Agency That Provides School Bus ServicesThe political battle over school buses in Dallas County took a hard turn today.
Dallas County Schools Has $40 Million Less Than Anticipated With close to 3,000 employees, including bus drivers and crossing guards, DCS operates on a $180 million annual budget.
The Challenges Of Putting Seat Belts In School BusesA school bus crash in Tennessee on Monday afternoon left five children dead and restarted the debate about whether or not the vehicles should be equipped with legally mandatory seat belts.
Dallas School Bus Company Calling Out Worst Safety OffendersOn Tuesday, Dallas County Schools released video automobiles and a DART bus disregard that part of the law just seconds before children cross the street.