If you live in the Fort Worth school district, you’re still paying for the former superintendent’s car and cell phone bill.
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.
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.
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.
Teena James is a parent of several students in FWISD and said she thinks the district is in trouble.
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.
Some critics and community leaders are wondering how else the nearly $900,000 payout could have been spent.
Two days after Fort Worth’s school superintendent offered his resignation, another of the district’s top officials has stepped down.
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.
Fort Worth ISD is remembering the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy with a short documentary.
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.
Fort Worth schools are in need of some major upgrades – upgrades to the tune of $490 million, according to the district.