Dallas Independent School District

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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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DPD Searching For Mother After Fetus Found In H.S. Bathroom

Authorities are looking for the girl who they believe gave birth inside Woodrow Wilson High School. Detectives are reviewing surveillance video to try and find the birth mother or identify witnesses.

CBSDFW.COM–08/29/2014

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Resident Records School Zone “Chaos” Outside Middle School

Residents say the chaos happens like clockwork – a North Texas school zone turns into a danger zone twice a day. Neighbors describe a Wild, Wild West type of situation outside Spence Middle School.

CBSDFW.COM–08/26/2014

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Report Estimates Cost Of Educating Unaccompanied Children

A 16-year-old boy from El Salvador living in Dallas says he’s getting a better education here than in El Salvador for several reasons.

CBS 11–08/15/2014

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DISD Needs 100 Teachers Before School Year Begins

With just 12 days remaining before classes begin in Dallas, the school district is scrambling to hire as many as 100 teachers.

08/14/2014

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