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DISD Board Votes To Give Superintendent Miles Extension

After a 10-hour meeting, the DISD Board of Trustees voted 7-2 to give Superintendent Mike Miles a two-year extension.

07/22/2014

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Districts Debate Merits Of Master’s For Teachers

Efforts to eliminate extra pay for teachers who earn advanced degrees are gaining momentum in a small but growing number of U.S. schools.

07/12/2014

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DISD Home Rule Commission Gets To Work

The group of parents, teachers, and community leaders that make up Dallas ISD’s Home Rule commission will hold its first meeting Monday evening.

07/07/2014

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Community Weighs In On Site Selection For Immigrant Children

More than 2,000 children from Central American countries who came into United States illegally and without parents, will wait in Dallas County before sitting in a court room and learning their future.

07/03/2014

Young boys sleep in a holding cell where hundreds of mostly Central American immigrant children are being processed and held by U.S. Customs and Border Protection. (credit: Ross D. Franklin-Pool/Getty Images)

Dallas Shelters For Immigrant Children Could Be Open This Month

Dallas County is putting a plan in place to house hundreds of children flooding the US-Mexico border, and details of the plan are beginning to take shape.

07/01/2014

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Teen Charged In Fellow Player Death Indicted

A Dallas-area teen charged in the death of another student after a fight allegedly over a video game has been indicted on a lesser manslaughter charge.

07/01/2014

Male undocumented immigrants rest at the U.S. Border Patrol detainee processing center on April 11, 2013 in McAllen, Texas.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Dallas Prepares To Provide Housing, Health Care For Immigrant Children

The tens of thousands of immigrant children who somehow make their way to America do so not knowing the language or what will happen next. But local leaders are calling on North Texans to put politics aside, and respond as parents.

06/30/2014

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New Information In DISD Basketball Recruiting Scandal

There is new information in the recruiting scandal that rocked the DISD. This month, the district fired 15 employees – including the top management in the athletic program. CBS 11 News has uncovered how the district uncovered what it calls “lies.”

CBSDFW.COM–06/26/2014

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Home Rule Information Forum Tonight In Dallas

Another public information forum on Home Rule will be held in Dallas tonight. This one features a former state board of education member and a representative from the TEA.

06/25/2014

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Judge Denies Injunction Against Home Rule

A judge has denied a teacher’s union request to issue an injunction, which would stop progress for the Home Rule plan.

06/19/2014

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DISD Teacher Arrested For Sex Assault Of Student

A DISD teacher and former baseball coach has been arrested and charged with the sexual assault of one of his students.

06/07/2014

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15 DISD Employees Fired For Alleged Illegal Basketball Recruiting

The investigation into the murder of a DISD high school student leads police to possible sport recruiting infractions by top administrators and coaches. Now more than a dozens adults, accused of taking part in the recruiting scandal, are all out of a job.

CBSDFW.COM–06/06/2014

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