Dallas Schools


Parents Want DISD Superintendent Revolving Door To Stop

Whoever Dallas ISD hires to replace Mike Miles will become the district’s eighth full-time superintendent in the past 20 years.


Sign outside Robert E. Lee Elementary School in Dallas.
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Sudden Controversy Over Names Of Two Dallas Schools

Two Dallas elementary schools named after prominent Confederate generals has dozens of people fired up after a parent proposed changing the names.


Dade Middle School

Disgusted Dade Middle School Parents Meet With Superintendent

Superintendent promising change to Dade Middle School parents after a school year full of problems.


DISD Superintendent candidate Mike Miles. (credit: Facebook)

Fate Of Dallas Schools Superintendent Decided Today

Mike Miles has made it clear he wants to stay put and supporters, including Dallas City Council members plan to be at the meeting.


Dallas Independent School District Superintendent Mike Miles. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Former U.S. Attorney Taking DISD Superintendent Investigation

A former U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas has taken over the investigation of Dallas Independent School District Superintendent Mike Miles. DISD school board trustees made the decision to hire Paul Coggins.


A teacher takes questions from his class. (credit: Chris Hondros/Newsmakers)

Language Barriers, Poverty Not Excuses At Successful Dallas School

According to the school’s website, nearly 3 of 4 students have limited English proficiency and as many as 97 percent are considered economically disadvantaged.


DISD Superintendent candidate Mike Miles. (credit: Facebook)

Dallas ISD Names Lone Finalist For Superintendent Post

DISD’s choice is an educator from Colorado Springs with an impressive resume.



DISD Board President Says More Cuts Likely

DISD faces a projected budget deficit of $38 million, and 300 more elementary teaching jobs may be cut.


A teacher prepares her classroom. (credit: Dave Einsel/Getty Images)

Dallas Schools Facing $25 Million Budget Deficit Next Year

The Dallas School District is getting a dismal look at its financial future, and parents and teachers aren’t happy.


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Number Of Academically Unacceptable DISD Schools Soars

Thirty-three Dallas ISD schools are now rated “academically unacceptable,” which is the lowest rating on the state’s 4-step scale.