DFW FLOOD COVERAGE:    Current Watches/Warnings/Conditions  GALLERY: Flooding In DFW                          Live Radar | Check Traffic | Share Photos | Weather App

Dallas Independent School District

Cafeteria workers prepare lunches for school children. (credit: Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images)

DISD Cafeterias Moving From Lunch Trays To Compostable Plates

The cafeteria lady with the hair net, the metal, then plastic and now Styrofoam lunch trays… conjure fun memories for so many current and former Dallas Independent School District students. But no more!

CBSDFW.COM–05/20/2015

(credit: tagmagnet.org)

U.S. News & World Report Ranks Dallas School Best In The Country

Despite the continuing turmoil in the Dallas Independent School District, a public high school there has been named best in the country — for the fourth year in a row! The magnet School for the Talented and Gifted at Yvonne A. Ewell Townview Center ranked No. 1.

CBSDFW.COM–05/12/2015

Mike Miles (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Judge Orders Meeting To Discuss DISD Superintendent’s Job

It took several months and a court order, but it looks like a few Dallas Independent School board members will get their wish.

04/28/2015

Empty school desks sit on a lawn. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Non-District Students Filling Seats In Many DISD Schools

Hundreds of students who live outside district boundaries have been granted admission to some of Dallas ISD’s best schools.

CBS 11–04/23/2015

(credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Remarkable Changes At Once Struggling DISD Elementary School

A struggling Dallas school has found a way to make a big turnaround. Those involved say the success is the result of a collaborative effort.

CBSDFW.COM–04/09/2015

A math teacher uses his white board to explain a sum to pupils. (credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Dallas ISD Campaigning Now For New Teachers

The district is looking to hire people for next school year now.

04/01/2015

(credit: CBSDFW.COM)

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

Lakewood Marquee

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

(credit: CBSDFW.COM)

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

(credit: CBSDFW.COM)

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

(credit: CBS 11 News)

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

(credit: CBSDFW.COM)

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

more