DISD Making Changes To Truancy PoliciesThe Dallas ISD has announced plans to reform truancy policies, in hopes of holding students accountable without sending them to criminal court. Judge Clay Jenkins called the recommendations "more compassionate to students."
DISD Approves Funding For Oak Cliff School RepairsThe calls for change at a Dallas high school have been heard. The DISD's board voted late Thursday night in favor of major funding to help with problems at South Oak Cliff High School.
DISD Teacher Accused Of Sexually Abusing ChildA man in charge of little children now stands accused of assaulting one. Jorge Ruiz has been a teacher at Kramer Elementary School in Dallas for the past decade. He now faces at least two felony charges.
Video: Richardson ISD Student Struck By Car After Getting Off School BusDallas County Schools is out with a warning for drivers after a child was hit by a car while getting off a school bus.
Natural Gas Service Restored At South Oak Cliff H.S.Natural gas service has been restored at a Dallas ISD high school after an odd smell caused evacuations and made some students sick. South Oak Cliff High School went without natural gas service for more than a day.
New Schools & New Programs For Dallas ISD StudentsIt's a new school year and there are new schools, programs and changes across the Dallas Independent School District. There are some 160,000 students heading back to Dallas public schools today.
13-Cent Tax Increase Proposal Rejected By Dallas ISD TrusteesDISD Trustrees voted to maintain the current tax rate with board president Dr. Lew Blackburn casting the swing vote.
DISD Parents Worried After Lead Found In School's WaterCommunity members in Dallas voiced concerns Tuesday about the water quality at South Oak Cliff High School. Lead and other contaminants were recently found in the school's drinking water.
Weather Washing Out Graduation PlansThe non-stop rain has re-arranged graduation plans for some North Texas school districts—while others are left crossing fingers and hoping for dry skies.
Alligator Captured Behind Dallas Middle SchoolThere was an unusual find behind a Dallas middle school early Wednesday morning.
Kimball High School Students Call For Better SecurityA group of students held a protest outside of Kimball High School in Dallas on Friday morning to call for better safety on their campus. Earlier this week, a student brought a pistol to school and accidentally shot himself.
DISD Approves New Home, But Rejects School RepairsThe DISD on Thursday night approved the use of $46 million for moving to a new headquarters, but it came as school board members said no to improvements to a south Oak Cliff campus plagued with problems.

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