Garland Independent School District

Garland ISD Spending $650K To Continue Busing StudentsFor the past decade some students in the Garland Independent School District have endured daily 40-minute bus rides to and from school. Now school board members have decided to end that commute for some and continue it for others – at a big price.
Determination Pays Off In Career Fulfillment For Dallas Educator"Do it. Don’t put it off. Don’t talk yourself out of it. Having a master’s degree opens more opportunities," says LuAnn Engleman.
Garland Prepares For Possible Islamic Conference ProtestsThe Garland Independent School District and Garland police are boosting security at the Curtis Culwell Center for Saturday's event aimed at combating 'Islamophobia.'
Controversy Over Speakers At Texas Event To Combat 'Islamophobia'Julie Borik says she and other Garland Tea Party members are outraged after hearing about two speakers who will appear at an upcoming event to combat Islamophobia at the Curtis Culwell Center, which is owned by the Garland ISD.
Feds Investigate Immigrant Teacher Hiring In North TexasA North Texas school district that discovered problems in its program to hire international teachers faces a federal investigation and a payout of more than $500,000 to those whose recruitment didn't follow regulations.
Garland ISD Teacher Recruitment Investigation UnderwayFor the second time in a week a North Texas school claims to have been betrayed by valued employees. Tuesday two Garland administrators were accused of misusing visa and foreign teacher recruitment procedures.
Parents File Suit Over "Inconsistent" Penalties For Truant StudentsCruel and unusual. That's how a group of parents is describing the punishment for truant students at several Dallas-area schools, and they’ve filed a lawsuit to stop it.
Dallas ISD CFO Leaving For Garland School DistrictThere are more personnel changes happening in the DISD. Dr. Rene Barajas has resigned his position as chief financial officer to accept the position of deputy superintendent for the Garland ISD.
Student Claims Garland Teacher Assaulted HimA Garland family claims a public school teacher assaulted their son and they want police and the school district to take action.
School Administrators Concerned With New STAAR TestingThere's some concern by school administrators over the new STAAR tests that will be replacing the TAKS test this year. School officials worry with so many standardized exams much of students class time will be taken up with testing.
Garland ISD Trying To Weather Storm Without LayoffsAbout 57,000 children are enrolled in Dallas County's second-largest school system. And about $500 Million funds the education operation for Garland ISD each school year.
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