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Feds Investigate Immigrant Teacher Hiring In North Texas

A 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.

04/23/2014

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Garland ISD Teacher Recruitment Investigation Underway

For 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.

CBS 11–04/08/2014

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Parents File Suit Over “Inconsistent” Penalties For Truant Students

Cruel 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.

CBS 11–06/12/2013

Rene Barajas (credit: Dallas Independent School District)

Dallas ISD CFO Leaving For Garland School District

There 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.

CBSDFW.COM–04/24/2013

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Student Claims Garland Teacher Assaulted Him

A Garland family claims a public school teacher assaulted their son and they want police and the school district to take action.

CBS 11–11/02/2012

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School Administrators Concerned With New STAAR Testing

There’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.

07/05/2011

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Garland ISD Trying To Weather Storm Without Layoffs

About 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.

03/09/2011