For weeks now there has been talk of creating a Home Rule Charter in the DISD. Now the district is looking for individuals to serve on the 15-person Dallas ISD Home Rule Charter Commission.
DISD Board of Education has cleared the way for a teacher performance evaluation plan.
The Dallas ISD Board of Trustees heard presentations from the two groups of people on the forefront of the home rule debate, Thursday night.
The plan that would allow the Dallas Independent School District to break away from state regulations, also known as home rule, has cleared its latest hurdle.
On May 22, for the first time, the Dallas Independent School District will hear arguments for and against a home rule charter. The pros and cons will come from the two main groups who’ve formed on both sides of the issue.
The Home Rule fight at Dallas ISD is on the brink of its next battle. A group that wants to turn DISD into a charter district says it has enough support to move the war to the people — at the polls.
Pay teachers for experience and their education or the performance of their students. Thursday night the Dallas ISD superintendent laid out a plan to completely overhaul how the district’s teachers earn their wages.
In the Dallas Independent School District, some believe teacher pay should be tied to the performance of the students. But does linking pay and performance really lead to the right result?
It’s a battle of words. Mayor Mike Rawlings says the DISD is putting his city at a disadvantage. As an example Rawlings points to companies like Toyota. This week, the automaker announced it is moving its U.S. headquarters to Plano.
Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings says that Toyota considered relocating to Dallas, but decided against the city because the school district simply wasn’t good enough.
A Dallas middle school was vandalized recently and officials believe it may be over a former teacher/coach.
A bilingual language arts teacher at John H. Reagan Elementary School has been named ‘Teacher of the Year’ by the Dallas Independent School District.