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DISD Transportation Plan Reconsidered?

The plan that uses contracted van and taxi drivers to take Dallas Independent School District students to class instead of picking them up in school buses is apparently now being reconsidered.

CBS 11–08/30/2013

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Parents Voice Concerns Over DISD Transportation Problems

Furious parents met with Dallas Independent School District leaders in two schools Thursday evening to vent concerns about the use of private taxis, vans, and limos to transport students to school.

CBS 11–08/29/2013

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Grade School-Aged Child Walks Away From Campus Unnoticed

A child walks out of Burleson Elementary School in south Dallas. The same campus that was picketed twice Monday by parents upset with the school’s principal.

CBSDFW.COM–08/26/2013

A fifth grade art class. (credit: Brendan Rendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)

New Schools & New Plans For DISD First Day Of School

With the exception of just a few districts across North Texas, the school bells are ringing again. In the Dallas Independent School District one might give an “E” for effort.

CBSDFW.COM–08/26/2013

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DISD Parents Protest Against Elementary School Principal

While it was smiles and positive optimism at campuses across North Texas Monday, back to school didn’t go so well at one school in the Dallas Independent School District.

CBSDFW.COM–08/26/2013

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Parents At Burleson Elementary Protesting Principal’s Position

Some parents of students at Rufus C. Burleson Elementary School are refusing to let their children attend class until its principal is let go.

08/23/2013

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North Texas Superintendent Catches School Bus

School starts on Monday and to make sure things go as smooth as possible, members of the Dallas Independent School District took time to test their school bus routes, before student’s head back to classes.

CBSDFW.COM–08/21/2013

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DISD Superintendent Takes Center Stage At Teacher Convocation

Dallas Independent School District Superintendent Mike Miles led a few thousand teachers Tuesday in the traditional beginning of the school year “convocation”. While in the spotlight, Miles also answered a question about his professional future.

CBSDFW.COM–08/20/2013

A mother and daughter are seen on their way to school. (credit: Janek Skarzynski/AFP/Getty Images)

School Security Changes Have Parents Dropping Kids At The Curb

For some it’s the end of a tradition that has taken place for generations. Security enhancements at many North Texas schools this year may keep parents at the curb.

CBSDFW.COM–08/19/2013

Empty school desks sit on a lawn. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

New Oran M. Roberts Elementary School Ready For Fall

Oran M. Roberts Elementary School is the latest replacement school under the 2008 Bond program set to open in the fall.

08/15/2013

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Enhanced School Security Awaits Returning DISD Students

The new school year is just days away. This year, when thousands of Dallas Independent School District students return to the classroom they’ll be surrounded by better security.

CBSDFW.COM–08/13/2013

Lesley Ann Sharp is charged with “improper relationship with a student." (credit: Dallas County Jail)

DISD Teacher Accused Of ‘Improper Relationship’ With Student On Leave

A Dallas high school teacher accused of having sex with her 17-year-old freshman student is no longer behind bars.

08/11/2013

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