The DISD could become the first public school district in Texas to pay teachers based on how well their students perform. The proposal is all a part of Superintendent Mike Mile’s plan to improve graduation rates.
The Texas Board of Education approved tighter rules dictating who can serve on panels that review textbooks, a move that could soften ideological fights over what students learn.
As a judge begins considering whether Texas is adequately funding public schools, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst said that the state’s teachers are bringing home a decent paycheck.
The number of new teachers in Texas has dropped sharply during the last four years, though education observers identify several different reasons for the change.
It’s a decision that isn’t taken lightly in any school district. Regardless if the answer is yay or nay, many people end up criticizing the decision to either close or open schools after a winter storm.
Anyone who thinks that Latin is a dead language obviously has not met Donna Gerard. The North Texas teacher won an award for her devotion to the classics.
If you were busted for taking a weapon to work or got in trouble for sexually harassing someone on the job, chances are you’d be fired. But for school district employees, the people that teach our children, there are different standards.
Fort Worth ISD is remembering the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy with a short documentary.
The DISD school board is expected to keep Miles in the district’s top job following an investigation that found he violated district policy.
Two Tarrant County educators are facing a touch test in the coming weeks. Their son is recovering from a traumatic brain injury that happened during a boating accident.
Dallas Independent School Superintendent Mike Miles says he plans to remain in his job, despite calls for him to resign.
Dallas Independent School District Superintendent Mike Miles led a few thousand teachers Tuesday in the traditional beginning of the school year “convocation”. While in the spotlight, Miles also answered a question about his professional future.