Jon Dahlander

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Some DISD Schools Go For Second Day Without Heat

Dallas school officials are defending a decision to keep students on campuses without working heat – saying it is better for students to be safe, in cold classrooms, than warm at home, alone.

12/11/2013

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DISD Transportation Plan Reconsidered?

The plan that uses contracted van and taxi drivers to take Dallas Independent School District students to class instead of picking them up in school buses is apparently now being reconsidered.

CBS 11–08/30/2013

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DISD Official Looks Ahead At School Year

Jon Dahlander with the Dallas ISD looks ahead at what the district has planned for students arriving to class, and the changes this year will bring to classrooms.

08/20/2013

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DISD Summer School Teaching Shortage

Summer school is in session for DISD students, but some are asking, “Where are the teachers?”

CBS 11–06/25/2013

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DISD Teachers Boycott Summer School

Two Dallas Independent School District sources told CBS 11 that their Communications Chief, Rebecca Rodriguez, resigned Monday.

06/24/2013

Students interact with their teacher during class. (credit: John MacDougall/AFP/Getty Images)

Mass Exodus Of DISD Teachers, End Of Year Vacancies Double

According to officials with teacher association groups that represent the 10,000 Dallas ISD teachers, an estimated 1700 teachers have either tendered resignations, retirement notifications, or received contract non-renewal notification from the district.

CBS 11–06/19/2013

A student in math class. (credit: Getty Images/Christopher Furlong)

I-Team: Teachers Teaching Students How To Cheat?

Our CBS 11 I-Team found some North Texas teachers may actually be teaching their students how to cheat.

CBS 11–04/25/2013

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Longer School Days On Horizon For DISD Teachers?

The DISD superintendent has a new plan for teachers that once again include longer workdays. Starting next school year, principals will decide for their campus, as to whether or not teachers will stay up to 30-minutes before or after school.

CBSDFW.COM–03/06/2013

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

Dallas ISD Task Force Reviewing Campus Security Measures

After last week’s deadly school shooting in Connecticut the Dallas Independent School District (DISD) has taken additional steps to make sure every school in the district is safe.

CBSDFW.COM–12/21/2012

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State, Federal Agencies Investigating DISD For Discrimination

Federal and state agencies are investigating the Dallas Independent School District’s decision to use Title 1 funds to send 5,000 boys to see the film Red Tails in February.

03/07/2012