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DISD Gives Unanimous Approval For $130 Million Improvement Plan

The Principal of W.T. White High School has a little bounce in her step as she happily informed students about a large slate of improvements that will now take place on campus.

CBS 11–03/27/2015

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DISD Trustees To Vote On $148 Million Plan To Fix Nine Schools

Dallas ISD trustees are set to make a big decision Thursday night thatcould impact thousands of DISD students and teachers.

03/26/2015

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Dallas ISD Student Discipline Problem Still Needs Work

Follow CBSDFW.COM: Facebook | Twitter DALLAS (CBS 11 NEWS) – New numbers suggest the Dallas Independent School District still has work to do in addressing its discipline gap. Last month, a survey out of UCLA found that […]

CBS 11–03/18/2015

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Parents Vent Frustration With Lakewood Elementary After CO Leak

A re-opened Lakewood Elementary School became a welcome sight for parents. But frustrations boiled over at a meeting with Dallas Independent School District representatives Friday morning.

CBSDFW.COM–03/06/2015

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DISD Student Captures Teacher’s Profanity-Laced Lecture On Cell Phone

While a 12-year-old student recorded with her cell phone, her teacher delivered a nearly 7-minute profanity-laced lecture.

03/03/2015

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Prevention vs. Punitive: Addressing DISD’s Discipline Gap

Follow CBSDFW.COM: Facebook | Twitter DALLAS (CBS 11 NEWS) – A recent study found that African American students in Dallas Independent School District secondary schools are more than twice as likely to be suspended for discipline issues […]

CBS 11–03/03/2015

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Teachers Criticized For Not Breaking Up School Fights

DISD calls the video evidence of adult apathy and district leaders say they are investigating.

02/19/2015

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DISD Working To Improve Black Student Success

Think of it like Dallas Independent School District education success — in black and white. While the DISD wants all students to succeed test results show something troubling.

CBSDFW.COM–01/15/2015

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M.S. Academy Teams High-Performing Kids With Under-Performing Ones

The Dallas Independent School District is taking a new approach to try and turn around a struggling middle school… a campus at the center of a district-wide controversy.

CBSDFW.COM–11/11/2014

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Business Owners Admit To Scamming Texas Schools

U.S. Attorney Sarah R. Saldana says two former owners of a tutoring business have pleaded guilty to defrauding several Texas school districts.

10/21/2014

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Severe Storms Force School Closures In North Texas

A number of schools in Arlington and Dallas will be closed on Friday as a result of severe weather that hit north Texas on Thursday.

10/03/2014

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Thousands Of North Texas Students Are Homeless

There are more than more than 5,000 homeless children in school systems in Dallas, Fort Worth, Richardson and more.

09/23/2014

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