Dallas Independent School District
For weeks now there has been talk of creating a Home Rule Charter in the DISD. Now the district is looking for individuals to serve on the 15-person Dallas ISD Home Rule Charter Commission.
The plan that would allow the Dallas Independent School District to break away from state regulations, also known as home rule, has cleared its latest hurdle.
On May 22, for the first time, the Dallas Independent School District will hear arguments for and against a home rule charter. The pros and cons will come from the two main groups who’ve formed on both sides of the issue.
The Home Rule fight at Dallas ISD is on the brink of its next battle. A group that wants to turn DISD into a charter district says it has enough support to move the war to the people — at the polls.
Pay teachers for experience and their education or the performance of their students. Thursday night the Dallas ISD superintendent laid out a plan to completely overhaul how the district’s teachers earn their wages.
In the Dallas Independent School District, some believe teacher pay should be tied to the performance of the students. But does linking pay and performance really lead to the right result?
It’s a battle of words. Mayor Mike Rawlings says the DISD is putting his city at a disadvantage. As an example Rawlings points to companies like Toyota. This week, the automaker announced it is moving its U.S. headquarters to Plano.
Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings says that Toyota considered relocating to Dallas, but decided against the city because the school district simply wasn’t good enough.
There is a big effort underway in the city of Dallas to get more young children into the classroom. It’s a push to up the enrollment in pre-k classes.
A child’s body was pulled from a South Oak Cliff creek, near W. Ledbetter Drive and Village Fair place, around 3 p.m. Tuesday.
In an exclusive report, CBS 11 News takes an in-depth look at the fight over control of the Dallas Independent School District. Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings is trying to shatter perceptions about the push for a home-rule district, and his role in it.
If you’re a voter heading to the polls in Dallas Tuesday, you may be asked to sign a petition involving the Dallas Independent School District. If you sign, you would be supporting a change in how the district is run and who’s in charge.