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Dallas’ New Tech High School Students Happy With Choice

School choice. It’s a generic term being used a lot in education. In Dallas, there’s an Oak Cliff School crafted under the choice concept.

CBS 11–12/08/2014

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M.S. Academy Teams High-Performing Kids With Under-Performing Ones

The Dallas Independent School District is taking a new approach to try and turn around a struggling middle school… a campus at the center of a district-wide controversy.

CBSDFW.COM–11/11/2014

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DA Craig Watkins Fights To Keep Office

District Attorney Craig Watkins re-election bid could hinge on turnout from his Southern Dallas voter base.

11/04/2014

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Students Exposed To Ebola Return To DISD Schools Earlier Than Expected

Most of the students exposed to Thomas Duncan, the first person to be diagnosed with the Ebola virus on American soil, have returned to school.

10/20/2014

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More Controversy For DISD Superintendent Mike Miles

Fliers written by people asking for the resignation of Dallas ISD Superintendent Mike Miles were placed on parent’s cars Tuesday at South Dallas’ largest middle school.

10/14/2014

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

New Principal, Teacher Reassignments Cause Controversy At Dallas School

A conflict between Dallas Independent School District Superintendent Mike Miles and a school board member has created controversy for DISD.

10/14/2014

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Severe Storms Force School Closures In North Texas

A number of schools in Arlington and Dallas will be closed on Friday as a result of severe weather that hit north Texas on Thursday.

10/03/2014

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DISD Fires Coach For Alleged Involvement In Illegal Recruiting

The Dallas Independent School Board addressed a recruiting scandal Thursday, firing former Madison High School basketball head coach Roderick Johnson.

09/18/2014

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DISD Diploma Problems Prompt Call For Statewide Investigation

Hundreds of Dallas ISD graduates have diplomas, but the Texas Education Agency is now reviewing an investigation that questions the validity of those diplomas.

09/17/2014

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DPD Searching For Mother After Fetus Found In H.S. Bathroom

Authorities are looking for the girl who they believe gave birth inside Woodrow Wilson High School. Detectives are reviewing surveillance video to try and find the birth mother or identify witnesses.

CBSDFW.COM–08/29/2014

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Mom Upset After 5-Year-Old Gets On Wrong School Bus

There were some frightening moments for a North Texas kindergarten student. The 5-year-old boy got on the wrong bus at the end of the school day and only he noticed something was wrong.

CBSDFW.COM–08/27/2014

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Resident Records School Zone “Chaos” Outside Middle School

Residents say the chaos happens like clockwork – a North Texas school zone turns into a danger zone twice a day. Neighbors describe a Wild, Wild West type of situation outside Spence Middle School.

CBSDFW.COM–08/26/2014

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