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Report Estimates Cost Of Educating Unaccompanied Children

A 16-year-old boy from El Salvador living in Dallas says he’s getting a better education here than in El Salvador for several reasons.

CBS 11–08/15/2014

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Dallas’ Madison High Stripped Of 2 State Basketball Titles

The University Interscholastic League will strip Dallas’ Madison High School of two state basketball titles for using players who don’t live in the district.

08/14/2014

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DISD Fires 6 Teachers For Helping Students Cheat

The Dallas Independent School has fired six teachers after they gave students answers to questions on a state required test.

08/14/2014

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DISD Needs 100 Teachers Before School Year Begins

With just 12 days remaining before classes begin in Dallas, the school district is scrambling to hire as many as 100 teachers.

08/14/2014

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Dallas ISD Changes Private Transportation Service For Special Program Kids

A cost-saving measure has been scrapped at Dallas County Schools after big concerns about student safety.

08/13/2014

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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

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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

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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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