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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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I-Team: Small Schools Forced To Cut Security Measures

In theory, having a security officer or monitor at every school sounds like a great idea; but public funding and budgets make that nearly impossible.

CBS 11–03/26/2013

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FWISD Making Changes To Boost Low STAAR Test Results

Fort Worth’s school district knew when it scored low marks on a crucial statewide academic test it would have to rush to make improvements.

CBS 11–03/18/2013

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