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School lockers at a high school in Houston, Texas. (credit: AP)

Court Hearing Could Delay DISD’s Home Rule

The controversial push to change the leadership structure within the DISD faces its first major legal hurdle on Wednesday, as Alliance/AFT takes the proposal to court.

06/18/2014

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DISD Appoints 4 Teachers To Home Rule Charter Commission

DISD has selected the teachers who will serve on the 15 person Home-Rule Charter Commission.

06/06/2014

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DISD Teachers To Be Paid Based On Performance

DISD Board of Education has cleared the way for a teacher performance evaluation plan.

05/23/2014

A math teacher uses a white board to explain a sum to students. (credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

DISD Board Approves Teacher Pay Overhaul

After several hours of debate, Dallas ISD trustees voted early Friday to allow Superintendent Mike Miles to overhaul the way that the district evaluates teachers.

05/23/2014

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VIDEO: DISD Superintendent Lays Out Pay For Performance Plan

Pay teachers for experience and their education or the performance of their students. Thursday night the Dallas ISD superintendent laid out a plan to completely overhaul how the district’s teachers earn their wages.

CBS 11–05/08/2014

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Severe Weather Information For North Texas School Districts

CBS 11 News contacted several North Texas school districts. We asked them about their severe weather plans — check out the information they provided.

CBS 11–04/25/2014

(Source: CBSDFW.COM)

Feds Investigate Immigrant Teacher Hiring In North Texas

A North Texas school district that discovered problems in its program to hire international teachers faces a federal investigation and a payout of more than $500,000 to those whose recruitment didn’t follow regulations.

04/23/2014

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Abbott: Pay Teachers Bonuses For High Exam Scores

Republican Greg Abbott says that as Texas governor he would seek bonuses for high school teachers whose students perform well on college readiness exams.

04/23/2014

(Source: CBSDFW.COM)

Garland ISD Teacher Recruitment Investigation Underway

For the second time in a week a North Texas school claims to have been betrayed by valued employees. Tuesday two Garland administrators were accused of misusing visa and foreign teacher recruitment procedures.

CBS 11–04/08/2014

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Possible Performance-Based Pay Plan For Dallas ISD Teachers

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.

CBSDFW.COM–02/20/2014

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State Textbook Review Rule Change Approved

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.

01/31/2014

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Dewhurst Talks Teacher Pay In GOP Debate

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.

01/21/2014

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