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Teachers talk in an empty school hallway as a pupil leaves a classroom. (credit: Boryana Katsarova/AFP/Getty Images)

Many Fort Worth Teachers Unsure Where They Will Go In August

Hundreds of Fort Worth teachers leave their schools this week not knowing when — or if — they’ll return. Major scheduling changes district wide mean new assignments for the teachers, maybe new teaching roles including being moved to substitute teacher.

06/04/2012

Good Citizen Plans=New Car In FWISD

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

04/02/2012

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Fort Worth School Board President Resigns

The Board of Education president for the Fort Worth Independent School district has resigned. Raymond Dickerson’s last day will be December 8.

12/07/2011

Students work at their desks in front of the empty desk. (credit: Rabih Moghrabi/AFP/Getty Images)

City Leaders Knocking On Doors To Find School Dropouts

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.

09/09/2011

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Online ‘School Locator’ Tool Helping FWISD Parents

The Fort Worth Independent School District is growing so fast that they’ve added an online tool to help direct parents to the right campus.

08/08/2011

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Number Of Academically Unacceptable DISD Schools Soars

Thirty-three Dallas ISD schools are now rated “academically unacceptable,” which is the lowest rating on the state’s 4-step scale.

07/29/2011

Fort Worth Independent School District Superintendent Dr. Melody Johnson (credit: Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce)

Fort Worth Superintendent Announces Resignation

Thursday morning officials with the Fort Worth Independent School District announced that Superintendent Melody Johnson is resigning from the District Board of Education.

05/19/2011

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

6 Students Taken To Hospital After School Bus Crash

Six children were taken to the hospital after a Fort Worth Independent School District bus was involved in a crash with a car.

05/10/2011

A view of a wastewater treatment plant. (credit: China Photos/Getty Images)

FWISD Kids Taking Classes At A Wastewater Treatment Plant

The Fort Worth Independent School District is sending students to an unlikely place for job training – a wastewater treatment plant. And the results are helping the city fill vacant job positions too.

CBSDFW.COM–04/08/2011

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FWISD Gives More Money As Incentive For Early Teacher Retirement

Fort Worth teachers considering retirement or resignation now have more motivation. FWISD Superintendent Melody Johnson will ask the school board to boost early notification incentive pay to $5,000.

CBSDFW.COM–03/07/2011

Arlington Heights High School in Fort Worth. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Review Says Fired FWISD Asst. Principal Wasn’t A Whistleblower

A Fort Worth assistant principal says he was fired out of retaliation, but that’s not what the state is saying. An examiner with the Texas Education Agency upheld the Fort Worth ISD’s firing of Joseph Palazzolo.

KRLD–02/28/2011

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School Closures Could Lead To Makeup Days

If school districts across North Texas cancel any more classes most of the schools will be forced to add extra days to the calendar.

KRLD–02/02/2011

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