DISD school board trustees approved a new budget late Thursday night. The package includes a pay raise for teachers and other district staff, but there’s a lot of number crunching yet to be done.
The Principal of W.T. White High School has a little bounce in her step as she happily informed students about a large slate of improvements that will now take place on campus.
Under a new budget approved by trustees, Dallas ISD staff members will receive their first pay raise next year since 2010.
Texas students overall just aren’t “getting it” in the classroom, according to a new study that challenges the state’s policy on student achievement.
The state’s shifting demographics will be the focus as attorneys representing about 600 school districts call their first witness in a trial over how Texas funds public education.
Advocates for social services are calling on Texas lawmakers to reverse budget cuts made during the last legislative session as the state shows signs of an early recovery from the recession.
Not only is today the last days of class for students at nine schools in the Dallas Independent School District, but it’s also the last day the campuses will exist. DISD is shutting the doors of the schools for good.
New DISD Superintendent Mike Miles’ outline for restructuring the school system has central goals, he said today. Miles released his official plan of action, known as Destination 2020 to school board trustees last week.
School officials in Fort Worth say they are still about 300 teachers short of their goal for resignations or retirements. The school district is hoping for more voluntary exits to help trim next year’s budget.
While the state legislature hasn’t been in session for months, North Texas is starting to see some of the side effects from massive education budget cuts.
The Keller ISD school board approved a plan Monday night to charge students to ride the bus.
Children across the state will be starting the school year without some new textbooks, an issue upsetting a number of school officials.