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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.


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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.



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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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Rawlings Supports DISD Structure Change

While at the polls on Tuesday, some voters in Dallas could also weigh in on an issue that is not on any ballots, one that could change the structure of the Dallas ISD.


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Texans Cast Their Votes In Primary Elections

Texas voters are set to decide who will face off in some high-profile races come November. Tuesday is Primary Day across the state.


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Dallas School Sees Spike In Drug Overdoses

A community is on alert after a spike in drug overdoses at one Dallas school. Parents and school officials had an eye-opening meeting on Monday night to discuss the issue.


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Concerns Over Prescription Drug Use At Dallas High School

A dramatic increase in prescription drug overdoses at Dallas’ Thomas Jefferson High School led school officials to call a meeting Monday night where it called on parents to help.


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Texans With Character: Dallas Dance Teachers

A team of two dance teachers at Booker T. Washington High School in Dallas have been helping students shine for more than three decades.