Irving Independent School District

Irving ISD

Court: School District Violates Voting Rights Act

A federal court has determined that the Irving Independent School District denies Hispanic residents an equal opportunity to vote and elect candidates of their choice.

08/15/2014

A doctor examines the x-rays of a tuberculosis (TB) patient. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

After Positive Test, Irving ISD School Holding TB Meeting

MacArthur High School is the second high school in Irving where a student has tested for positive for tuberculosis since the start of the 2013 school year.

CBS 11–10/21/2013

Norma Callejas Gonzales (credit: Irving Police Dept.)

Irving School Board Trustee Resigns After Shoplifting Charge

An Irving ISD school trustee, who was arrested for shoplifting over the weekend, has resigned. Norma Gonzales allegedly stuck about $184 worth of merchandise in her purse while at a Wal-Mart store.

CBSDFW.COM–08/06/2013

Irving ISD

Suspect Found In “Ugly” Irving ISD Yearbook Incident

The Irving Independent School District has caught one yearbook student staff member who they consider a suspect in last month’s scandal.

06/13/2013

Irving ISD

Irving High Yearbooks Recalled After Prank

Irving Independent School District is investigating after a new yearbook at Irving High School contained an insulting comment about a cheerleader.

05/30/2013

Mugshot of Mauricio Hernandez. (credit: Irving Police Dept.)

Custodian Who Impregnated14-Year-Old Fired

An Irving ISD custodian was charged with aggravated sexual assault after he impregnated a 14-year-old and gave her pills that led to her baby’s death, police said.

04/23/2013

School Crossing

Irving ISD Considers Guns On Campus

The Board of Education for the Irving School district is considering a major shift of its campus ban of firearms.

CBS 11–04/01/2013

The Jerry R. Junkins Head Start Center in Mesquite (Jay Gormley/CBSDFW)

White Powder Letters Found At Multiple North Texas Locations

A number of letters containing a suspicious white powder have turned up in North Texas Tuesday afternoon, many have been at Head Start centers across the area.

05/08/2012

Irving ISD

Irving ISD Wooing Corporate Advertisers For Schools

In hopes of bringing in more revenue, the Irving Independent School district has joined a national advertising network specifically for schools. The hope is to sell corporate ad space for hundreds of thousands of dollars a year.

03/28/2012

The Irving ISD Board of Trustees (CBSDFW photo by Jay Gormley)

Race Debate Continues For Irving School Board

On the day the nation honors Dr. Martin Luther King, a serious debate over race in the Irving Independent School District has the school board looking for middle ground.

01/16/2012

The Irving ISD Board of Trustees (CBSDFW photo by Jay Gormley)

Irving ISD Votes For Single-Member Districts

An all-white elected school board in Irving voted Thursday to change the election process to give minorities a better chance of serving on the school board.

01/12/2012

Irving ISD Example Plan 1 - 5 Single Member Districts (Bickerstaff Heath Delgado Acosta LLP Data Source: Roads, Water and other features obtained from the 2010 Tiger/line files, U.S. Census Bureau)

Minorities Challenge Irving ISD Board Election Process

Nearly 85 percent of students in the Irving Independent School District are minorities, and yet every elected school board member is white. Many parents say the equation doesn’t add up.

01/05/2012

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