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TEA Ratings Show 24 FWISD Schools Don’t Make The Grade

Last year the Fort Worth Independent School District had 28 schools on the “needs improvement” list. This year there are only 24.

CBS 11–08/08/2014

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FWISD Reports Nearly $40 Million Overpayment From State

Fort Worth Independent School District has received nearly $40 million more in state funding than it was entitled to and has self reported the error to the Texas Education Agency.

08/01/2014

Dr. Patricia Linares signing her new contract as interim Fort Worth ISD Superintendent. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Fort Worth ISD Approves Contract For Interim Superintendent

Dr. Patricia Linares is the new interim superintendent for the Fort Worth Independent School District. Friday afternoon principals and teachers at a special called meeting greeted her.

CBS 11–06/13/2014

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FWISD Board Of Trustees Names Interim Superintendent

One week after Walter Dansby abruptly resigned and retired from his post as FWISD Superintendent, the Board of Trustees named the next person to hold the job. Dr. Patricia Linares will be the Interim FWISD Superintendent.

CBS 11–06/09/2014

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Questions & Concerns After FWISD Leadership Shakeup

In the span of two days Fort Worth Independent School District Superintendent Walter Dansby and his right-hand man have both stepped down. FWISD Board President Christene Moss said she was disappointed after the leadership shakeup.

CBS 11–06/05/2014

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FWISD Superintendent To Clear Nearly $900K Per Retirement Agreement

Walter Dansby has been an employee of the Fort Worth ISD for some 40 years. But now, the head man’s time as superintendent is about to come to an end. After submitting his resignation, Dansby’s role as superintendent will officially end next week.

CBSDFW.COM–06/03/2014

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Parents Question Reason For FWISD Leader’s Resignation

Twenty-four after his resignation some Fort Worth parents are still trying to figure out why the school district superintendent is leaving his job. While FWISD school board members met, a group of parents gathered across town at a local bookstore.

CBSDFW.COM–06/03/2014

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School Board Meeting To Discuss Superintendent Dansby’s Contract

Trustees with the Fort Worth Independent School District are talking about Superintendent Walter Dansby’s future. They called a special meeting to discuss his contract, but a lot of what they are saying will happen behind close doors.

CBS 11–06/02/2014

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School District Looking Into Campus Fights Posted On Facebook

Schoolyard fights are nothing new. While most last just seconds they can now live forever online. A Facebook page called “Fort Worth Fights,” was created last year and spotlights fight after fight taking place at different Fort Worth ISD schools.

CBS 11–01/15/2014

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Voters Approve $490 Million FWISD Bond Package

Voters had no problem passing a Fort Worth ISD bond proposal worth nearly $500 million. They approved all three parts of the package that includes money for new classrooms, technology upgrades and new school buses.

CBSDFW.COM–11/06/2013

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Fort Worth ISD Board Approves Proposition For Improvements

Fort Worth’s school board decided to put nearly half a billion dollars worth of projects on a ballot in November. Voters will have several choices to make — not only about how much they’ll spend but what they’ll spend it on.

CBS 11–08/23/2013

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North Texas School Bus Accident Sends Students To Hospital

Six North Texas school children are being treated for injuries after their school bus collided with another vehicle.

05/07/2013

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