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Fort Worth Independent School District Superintendent Walter Dansby (credit: Fort Worth Independent School District)

Familiar Face Now Leading FWISD

The new school year is bringing new leadership to some of the biggest school districts in North Texas. Among them is Fort Worth ISD Superintendent Walter Dansby.


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

Fort Worth ISD Tests School Bus Routes

Bus drivers in the Fort Worth ISD went through one last test of their routes before students started arriving for the first day of classes, to ensure that there were no issues.



Fort Worth ISD Launches Parent Hotline

Help is only a phone call away for parents in the Fort Worth ISD who have questions as school gets ready to start again for the new academic year.


A high school football field sits empty. (credit: AP Photo)

Few DFW Schools Protect Against West Nile

Football and band practices are already underway at many North Texas schools. And while heat is typically the only health worry, this year also brings the threat of West Nile.


A group of high school football players prepare for an upcoming game. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

High Schoolers Back To Practice In DFW Heat

Many high school students across North Texas will head back to practices for football and band on Monday morning, just as the Metroplex enters its 10th straight day in the triple digit heat.



FWISD Chief Wants One-Time Payment For Employees

First the head of the Fort Worth ISD announced a district headquarters shake-up, then the district approved a $600 million budget for the coming school year, now Walter Dansby is out to give a monetary reward all district employees.


Fort Worth Independent School District Superintendent Walter Dansby (credit: Fort Worth Independent School District)

Fort Worth ISD To Cut More Than 200 Jobs

More than 200 employees of the Fort Worth School District will lose their jobs under a budget-cutting plan aimed at putting a dent in the district’s $41 million projected shortfall this year, school officials announced Tuesday.


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Students Make Pieces For Main St. Arts Festival

The Main St. Fort Worth Arts Festival is bringing artists of all ages to Cowtown, including some very talented elementary school students.


Brendan Samano

Boy Beaten On Bus: Driver Didn’t Try To Stop It

Brendan Samano spent Tuesday afternoon outside, playing with his brothers and sister. Up until a few days ago, the 7th grader says he was having trouble getting out of bed.


Good Citizen Plans=New Car In FWISD

A local business has challenged Fort Worth students to explain how they would improve their hometown.


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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.



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.