Fort Worth Independent School District

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Fort Worth ISD School Bus Crashes Into Parked Truck

A school bus was a block away from dropping off two students at Polytechnic High School when it slammed into a parked vehicle.

03/29/2012

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Perfect Attendance Will Equal New Car For FWISD Student

The Fort Worth Independent School District is offering the ultimate reward — for a teenager — to high school students with perfect attendance.

03/27/2012

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Financial Incentives Not Enticing Teachers To Resign

School officials in Fort Worth say they are still about 300 teachers short of their goal for resignations or retirements. The school district is hoping for more voluntary exits to help trim next year’s budget.

03/02/2012

Walter Dansby, superintendent of the Fort Worth Independent School District. (Credit: CBSDFW.com)

Dansby Named Lone Candidate For Top FWISD Job

The Fort Worth school board voted unanimously Tuesday to name Walter Dansby as the finalist for the district’s Superintendent job, a capacity he has been serving in as interim since June.

01/17/2012

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Fort Worth ISD Board To Announce Superintendent Candidate

The field was narrowed from five, down to two and finally just one. Tonight the Fort Worth ISD School Board is expected to reveal the name of the candidate for school superintendent.

01/17/2012

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43 Dallas ISD Schools Make PEG List, 29 In Fort Worth ISD

Forty-three Dallas ISD and 29 Fort Worth ISD schools rank among the state’s worst performing, according to a list issued Monday by the Texas Education Agency.

12/12/2011

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Fort Worth School Board President Resigns

The Board of Education president for the Fort Worth Independent School district has resigned. Raymond Dickerson’s last day will be December 8.

12/07/2011

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High-Powered Panel Heads FWISD Superintendent Search

Sharp divisions on the Fort Worth ISD Board of Education could be a factor in the search for a new superintendent. But one superintendent search panel member said the discord could turn out to be a positive factor.

11/07/2011

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Stop Six Neighbors Not Embracing All-Boy School Move

It’s becoming a growing trend in public schools, gender-specific campuses. Fort Worth ISD has approved an all-boys school for next year. But the plan is not fully supported in Stop Six, the very neighborhood that’s set to house the school.

10/26/2011

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Student’s Homosexuality Comment Leads To Suspension

A Fort Worth high school student says he was suspended from school for expressing his Christian beliefs in class. His teacher, however, saw it differently, labeling the student’s comments about homosexuality as bullying.

09/21/2011

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Online ‘School Locator’ Tool Helping FWISD Parents

The Fort Worth Independent School District is growing so fast that they’ve added an online tool to help direct parents to the right campus.

08/08/2011

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Fort Worth Students Working Hard To Get Summer Jobs

New U.S. Department of Labor statistics show the unemployment rate for people ages 16-19 is rising for the first month of the summer. That’s why hundreds of high school students and recent graduates lined up at the Will Rogers Center in the early afternoon heat. They’ve learned jobs are hard to come by.

06/09/2011

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