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

Police Search For Missing Teen, Accused Sex Offender

Dallas Police are searching for a teenage girl they believe may have run away in order to be with a former Dallas ISD teacher who is facing child sexual assault charges.

02/18/2014

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Dallas SWAT Standoff Ends; Assault Suspect Not Found

Dallas Police confirm that a person has barricaded himself in an apartment complex in the 300 block of Ewing near the Dallas Zoo.

02/14/2014

Students in pre-kindergartner class enjoy reading a book. (credit: Wendy Carlson/Getty Images)

DISD May Expand Early Education Programs

Three-year-olds going to school in Dallas? It could happen if the Dallas Independent School District expands its early education programs by reworking closed and under-utilized campuses.

CBS 11–02/13/2014

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Imagine 2020 Program Aims To Boost DISD Achievement

The Dallas Independent School District is on a mission to improve student performance and it has a deadline.

CBS 11–02/10/2014

Dallas Independent School District Superintendent Dr. Michael Hinojosa poses for a photo at Alex W. Spence Middle Learning Center as part of the HP Digital Assist education grant competition kickoff on September 16, 2009 in Dallas, Texas. (credit: Glenn James/NBAE via Getty Images)

Former DISD Superintendent Returning To Dallas

Former Dallas Independent School District superintendent Michael Hinojosa is headed back to North Texas.

CBS 11–02/04/2014

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Some DISD Schools Go For Second Day Without Heat

Dallas school officials are defending a decision to keep students on campuses without working heat – saying it is better for students to be safe, in cold classrooms, than warm at home, alone.

12/11/2013

From a Dallas Independent School District drill developed to help deal with a security threat at school.
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Active Shooter Training For School District Police

It’s after school, but Dallas Independent School Distirct’s police force is still at work, learning how to confront an armed individual. In a training exercise, each officer takes their turn facing a suspect alone.

CBS 11–12/10/2013

Esperanza Medrano Elementary students

Some DISD Elementary Students Spend Part Of Day Without Heat

After a two-day holiday — compliments of an ice storm — students at Dallas’ Esperanza “Hope” Medrano Elementary returned to class Tuesday. But they received a less than warm welcome: the school’s heat was out for much of the day.

CBS 11–12/10/2013

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Most North Texas ISD’s & College Campuses Closed Friday

Several of North Texas’ largest school districts and college campuses have decided to cancel classes Friday.

CBSDFW.COM–12/05/2013

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DISD Eighth-Graders Witness 50th JFK Commemoration

A group of DISD students had an up close look at the ceremony honoring JFK, Friday. Eighth-graders from Kennedy-Curry Middle School wrote essays about the life, legacy and lessons the President left behind.

CBS 11–11/22/2013

Photo of the lights on a school bus. (credit: Larry W. Smith/Getty Images)

Teen Struck, Killed In Front Of School

A tragedy happened in front of a Dallas high school before class Tuesday morning. A teenager was run over and killed by a car that had just dropped him off at Bryan Adams High School.

11/12/2013

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Pledge Against Domestic Violence = Big Stadium Game For H.S.

The Dallas Mayor is dangling a big prize in front of local high school football teams – the chance to play at AT&T Stadium. At football games tonight and Friday, students will be encouraged to garner votes by taking a pledge against domestic violence.

CBS 11–11/07/2013

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