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FWISD Reports Nearly $40 Million Overpayment From State

Fort 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.

08/01/2014

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FWISD Parents Say District Owes Their Kids Money

Parents say their kids did maintenance work on FWISD campuses and need to get paid. FWISD says the program was never approved and the organizer knows it.

07/29/2014

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New Details Emerge About FWISD Superintendent’s Last Days

In the days before former Fort Worth ISD Superintendent Walter Dansby submitted his resignation, a jury found the school district guilty of violating the Texas Whistleblower Act, according to a press release from a Dallas law firm.

06/11/2014

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FWISD Parents Express Concern After Superintendent Retires

Teena James is a parent of several students in FWISD and said she thinks the district is in trouble.

06/09/2014

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Questions & Concerns After FWISD Leadership Shakeup

In 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.

CBS 11–06/05/2014

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What Is FWISD Superintendent’s Payout Worth?

Some critics and community leaders are wondering how else the nearly $900,000 payout could have been spent.

06/04/2014

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Fort Worth ISD Loses Another Top Official, More Resignations Coming

Two days after Fort Worth’s school superintendent offered his resignation, another of the district’s top officials has stepped down.

06/04/2014

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School District Looking Into Campus Fights Posted On Facebook

Schoolyard fights are nothing new. While most last just seconds they can now live forever online. A Facebook page called “Fort Worth Fights,” was created last year and spotlights fight after fight taking place at different Fort Worth ISD schools.

CBS 11–01/15/2014

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FWISD Debuts Documentary To Remember JFK Assassination

Fort Worth ISD is remembering the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy with a short documentary.

CBS 11–11/15/2013

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Voters Approve $490 Million FWISD Bond Package

Voters had no problem passing a Fort Worth ISD bond proposal worth nearly $500 million. They approved all three parts of the package that includes money for new classrooms, technology upgrades and new school buses.

CBSDFW.COM–11/06/2013

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Fort Worth ISD Considering $490 Million Bond Issue

Fort Worth schools are in need of some major upgrades – upgrades to the tune of $490 million, according to the district.

CBS 11–08/23/2013

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North Texas School Bus Accident Sends Students To Hospital

Six North Texas school children are being treated for injuries after their school bus collided with another vehicle.

05/07/2013

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