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Fort Worth Independent School District

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

Students work at their desks in front of the empty desk. (credit: Rabih Moghrabi/AFP/Getty Images)

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

Dakota Ary and his mother Holly Pope.

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

A job-seeker (top) hands his resume to an employment agency representative. (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

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

Fort Worth Independent School District Superintendent Dr. Melody Johnson (credit: Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce)

Fort Worth Superintendent Announces Resignation

Thursday morning officials with the Fort Worth Independent School District announced that Superintendent Melody Johnson is resigning from the District Board of Education.

05/19/2011

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

6 Students Taken To Hospital After School Bus Crash

Six children were taken to the hospital after a Fort Worth Independent School District bus was involved in a crash with a car.

05/10/2011

Arlington Heights High School in Fort Worth. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

TEA Says Fort Worth School Owes State $18,000

The Texas Education Agency has been investigating Arlington Heights High School for about a year. Now there are reports the Fort Worth ISD school over-reported attendance numbers.

05/04/2011

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