Fort Worth Independent School District

FWISD Students On 'Walking School Buses' For International Walk to School DayOctober 7 is International Walk to School Day, and six Fort Worth elementary schools are observing the day with Walking School Buses.
Master's Degree Is Key For Opportunities, Suggests Dallas Nursing StudentElise Shankle decided to pursue a master’s degree in nursing because I saw the need of health promotion and disease prevention in my community.
Scribner Named As New Fort Worth ISD SuperintendentIt's official! During a meeting Tuesday night, the Fort Worth Independent School District hired Dr. Kent Paredes Scribner as the new superintendent.
Fort Worth ISD Breaks Ground On New Student Aviation CenterSome students in the Fort Worth Independent School district are truly being encouraged to soar like eagles. Last week, the district broke ground on a new aviation hangar and classroom.
Man Attacks Student With Knife At Fort Worth Middle SchoolTeachers and Fort Worth police officers kept a close eye outside McLean Middle School. This after a man in a hoodie came on campus, brandished a knife, and cut the clothing of a student.
Business Owners Admit To Scamming Texas SchoolsU.S. Attorney Sarah R. Saldana says two former owners of a tutoring business have pleaded guilty to defrauding several Texas school districts.
TEA Ratings Show 24 FWISD Schools Don't Make The GradeLast year the Fort Worth Independent School District had 28 schools on the "needs improvement" list. This year there are only 24.
FWISD Reports Nearly $40 Million Overpayment From StateFort 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.
Fort Worth ISD Approves Contract For Interim SuperintendentDr. 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.
FWISD Board Of Trustees Names Interim SuperintendentOne 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.
Questions & Concerns After FWISD Leadership ShakeupIn 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.
FWISD Superintendent To Clear Nearly $900K Per Retirement AgreementWalter 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.