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Dallas Middle School Vandalized After Popular Coach Dismissed

A Dallas middle school was vandalized recently and officials believe it may be over a former teacher/coach.

04/22/2014

Teacher of the Year Silvia Alonzo (Credit: Dallas ISD)

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.

04/18/2014

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Opponents To Speak Against Home Rule Proposal

A group of North Dallas education advocates is scheduled to speak today against the home rule proposal.

CBS 11–04/17/2014

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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.

CBSDFW.COM–04/08/2014

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Teacher Accused Of Indecency With Child

A Dallas Independent School District teacher is accused of making a student expose herself to him.

04/01/2014

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Teen’s Body Pulled From South Oak Cliff Creek

A child’s body was pulled from a South Oak Cliff creek, near W. Ledbetter Drive and Village Fair place, around 3 p.m. Tuesday.

03/25/2014

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Dallas Mayor Talks DISD Home-Rule District With CBS 11

In an exclusive report, CBS 11 News takes an in-depth look at the fight over control of the Dallas Independent School District. Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings is trying to shatter perceptions about the push for a home-rule district, and his role in it.

CBSDFW.COM–03/19/2014

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The Home-Rule Debate Heating Up In DISD

Home-rule is a hot topic for those close to the Dallas Independent School District, with big opinions on both sides.

CBS 11–03/18/2014

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DISD Petition Looking To Create Home-Rule District

If you’re a voter heading to the polls in Dallas Tuesday, you may be asked to sign a petition involving the Dallas Independent School District. If you sign, you would be supporting a change in how the district is run and who’s in charge.

CBSDFW.COM–03/03/2014

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DISD Students Offered SAT Exam Free Of Charge

A DISD student admitted to CBS 11 News she was nervous about a new academic endeavor only experienced by one person she’s known. You see, the school district is offering her and thousands of other students the chance to take the SAT exam for free.

CBS 11–02/26/2014

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Possible Performance-Based Pay Plan For Dallas ISD Teachers

The DISD could become the first public school district in Texas to pay teachers based on how well their students perform. The proposal is all a part of Superintendent Mike Mile’s plan to improve graduation rates.

CBSDFW.COM–02/20/2014

Mugshot of former DISD teacher Scott Paul Alcaraz. (credit: Dallas County Sheriff's Dept.)

Missing Dallas Teen, Former Teacher Found

A 15-year old Dallas teenager has been located and the man she was with, a former DISD teacher, are now in police custody.

02/19/2014

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