Lew Blackburn

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Mayor Rawlings: Toyota Passed On Dallas Because Of DISD

Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings says that Toyota considered relocating to Dallas, but decided against the city because the school district simply wasn’t good enough.


Students in pre-kindergartner class enjoy reading a book. (credit: Wendy Carlson/Getty Images)

DISD May Expand Early Education Programs

Three-year-olds going to school in Dallas? It could happen if the Dallas Independent School District expands its early education programs by reworking closed and under-utilized campuses.

CBS 11–02/13/2014

DISD Superintendent candidate Mike Miles. (credit: Facebook)

DISD Superintendent’s Fate Still Undecided

The leader of the Dallas Independent School District still has his job, for now. But will Superintendent Mike Miles get to keep his position permanently?


New Dallas Independent School District superintendent talks with CBS 11 News on his first official day on the job. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

DISD Board Votes To Investigate Superintendent Miles

The Dallas Independent School board voted unanimously by a vote of 8-0 to spend $100-thousand dollars to conduct an independent investigation into Superintendent Mike Miles.

CBS 11–07/22/2013

New Dallas schools Superintendent Mike Miles. (credit: DISD)

DISD Superintendent Lacks State Superintendent Certification

Dallas Schools Superintendent Mike Miles continues to face criticism over the principal evaluation process that could remove campus administrators from their jobs.


DISD Superintendent candidate Mike Miles. (credit: Facebook)

Audit Looks At DISD Leader’s Hiring Practices

The DISD’s leader will be in the hot seat on Thursday. Superintendent Mike Miles has been facing allegations of violating hiring practices before he took over for the district.


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DISD Awarding Students For First Day Attendance

Three random students in the Dallas Independent School District will be awarded $500 on the first day of school, and all they have to do is show up on time.



DISD Board President On List For Top Job In Orlando

Dallas ISD Board President Lew Blackburn could be the next person from the district to be heading east.