Fort Worth ISD
Interim Superintendent Walter Dansby was named the sole finalist last month. But by state law, he could not be officially hired until now.
The district is still struggling with budget cuts.
Walter Dansby acknowledges he is the first African-American superintendent in Fort Worth’s history. But he’s quick to point out, that is not why he is the new superintendent.
The Fort Worth ISD named Walter Dansby the district’s new superintendent. He spoke with CBS 11 News about challenges that the district now faces.
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.
Fort Worth school trustees are ready to name the finalist in their search for a new superintendent.
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.
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.
This Saturday both the Dallas and Fort Worth Independent School District’s will have city and school leaders out knocking on the doors of possible middle and high school dropouts.
The 15-year-old was jumped by two boys in the school cafeteria of O.D. Wyatt High School Thursday afternoon, police said.
The educational future of nearly 80-thousand Fort Worth students is temporarily in the hands of someone new.
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.