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Dallas Students Discuss Summer Internships

Students from Dallas high schools had a unique opportunity this summer, getting paid to work as interns as part of the Mayor’s Intern Fellows program.

08/04/2014

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‘Back To School’ Fair Helps Dallas Families

Hundreds of low-income families in Dallas woke up early on Friday morning for the Mayor’s Back to School Fair, where they get school supplies and health screenings weeks before classes begins.

08/01/2014

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First School Marshal Training Begins Monday

The first class of teachers and school administrators seeking a school marshal license begin training Monday.

07/13/2014

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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

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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

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