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DISD Home Rule Commission Raises Eyebrows

The DISD now has a home rule commission, but exactly who has been appointed to be a part of that group is already raising the eyebrows of some critics.

06/20/2014

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Court Hearing Could Delay DISD’s Home Rule

The controversial push to change the leadership structure within the DISD faces its first major legal hurdle on Wednesday, as Alliance/AFT takes the proposal to court.

06/18/2014

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Teacher Group Fights DISD Home Rule Charter

The heated ‘home rule’ debate in the DISD is about to hit another road block. Alliance/AFT, the largest teacher group in Texas, is now threatening legal action.

06/12/2014

Twins graduated as valedictorian and salutatorian from Madison High School. (credit: CBS 11 News)

Twins Graduate First, Second From Dallas High School

At their birth, Matthew and James Madison were separated by five minutes. As they prepare to graduate, the twins are side by side at the top of their class.

06/05/2014

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DISD Board Approves Teacher Pay Overhaul

After several hours of debate, Dallas ISD trustees voted early Friday to allow Superintendent Mike Miles to overhaul the way that the district evaluates teachers.

05/23/2014

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DISD Board To Hear Home Rule Debate

For the first time, Dallas ISD leaders will listen to people on both sides of the home rule issue on Thursday.

05/22/2014

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DISD Home Rule Proponents Map Out Plan

There have been calls for change at the DISD for months, and that push has taken a major step forward.

05/21/2014

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Dallas ISD Moves Forward On Home Rule Charter Process

The Board of Trustees for DISD spent hours in discussion at a called meeting Monday. The board took no action in executive session, but voted 8-1 to hire a law firm to advise the district on matters related to a home rule charter.

05/20/2014

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Silvia Alonzo Named DISD Teacher Of The Year

One educator in the Dallas ISD is returning to class on Monday with a new title — Teacher of the Year. Silvia Alonzo is a bilingual reading and language arts instructor at John H. Reagan Elementary School.

04/21/2014

Teacher of the Year Silvia Alonzo (Credit: Dallas ISD)

Reagan Elementary Educator Named DISD ‘Teacher Of The Year’

A bilingual language arts teacher at John H. Reagan Elementary School has been named ‘Teacher of the Year’ by the Dallas Independent School District.

04/18/2014

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School District Pushing To Increase Pre-K Enrollment

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.

CBSDFW.COM–04/08/2014

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Fire Burns Portable Dallas School Building

Emergency crews in Dallas responded to a fire at Stemmons Elementary School in Dallas on Thursday morning. The flames actually burned an outdoor portable unit.

03/20/2014

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