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DISD Looking For People To Serve On Home Rule Charter Commission

For weeks now there has been talk of creating a Home Rule Charter in the DISD. Now the district is looking for individuals to serve on the 15-person Dallas ISD Home Rule Charter Commission.

CBSDFW.COM–05/23/2014

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Another Battle In The DISD ‘Home Rule’ Fight

The Home Rule fight at Dallas ISD is on the brink of its next battle. A group that wants to turn DISD into a charter district says it has enough support to move the war to the people — at the polls.

CBSDFW.COM–05/14/2014

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Opponents Organize Efforts Against Home Rule

Another public campaign on home rule gets underway Tuesday.

CBS 11–05/13/2014

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Dallas Mayor Talks DISD Home-Rule District With CBS 11

In an exclusive report, CBS 11 News takes an in-depth look at the fight over control of the Dallas Independent School District. Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings is trying to shatter perceptions about the push for a home-rule district, and his role in it.

CBSDFW.COM–03/19/2014

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Rawlings Supports DISD Structure Change

While at the polls on Tuesday, some voters in Dallas could also weigh in on an issue that is not on any ballots, one that could change the structure of the Dallas ISD.

03/04/2014

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Texans Cast Their Votes In Primary Elections

Texas voters are set to decide who will face off in some high-profile races come November. Tuesday is Primary Day across the state.

03/04/2014