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DISD Wants State School Districts To Avoid Hiring Quitting Teachers

The Dallas Independent School District has sent a letter to more than 150 other districts in Texas, asking them to avoid hiring DISD teachers who did not resign in a timely fashion according to state regulations.

CBSDFW.COM–07/30/2013

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

Educators Call For Reversal Of School Budget Cuts

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.

CBSDFW.COM–08/06/2012

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Survey: Budget Cuts Negatively Affecting Texas Students

A new survey reveals education budget cuts are significantly affecting Texas students – negatively.

01/27/2012

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Budgets Cuts & Bigger Classes Taking Toll On Texas Teachers

As lawmakers worked to fix the state budget shortfall, one thing they decided was school districts should have flexibility in class sizes. The result – it’s only the third week of school and already some teachers are worn out.

09/20/2011

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State House OKs Lower Pay & Furloughs For Teachers

School districts will be able to pay public school teachers less and furlough them without pay beginning in 2012 under a bill passed by the House on Thursday.

06/16/2011

A teacher joins a protest against possible cuts in education funding. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

State Teachers Group Backs Bill To Use Rainy Day Fund

Many Texas teachers are getting behind a legislative bill that could spare cuts in education funding.

06/15/2011

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

GOP Claims State Bill Would Help Texas Schools Cut Budgets

Republican House members on Thursday were pushing legislation they say will give relief to Texas schools buckling under a strapped state budget over protests from the very people they say the bill will protect.

CBSDFW.COM–04/21/2011

DISD

New DISD Budget Overview Eliminates All Teacher Layoffs

The Dallas School Board has yet to move toward official teacher layoffs. And now comes a new budget overview that eliminates all layoffs for teachers.

CBSDFW.COM–04/14/2011

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DISD Reductions May Keep Teachers, But Crowd Students

Dallas school district leaders expect to see a $150 million budget gap. The expected deficit has driven the district to offer incentives for resignation, but the number of students isn’t decreasing.

CBSDFW.COM–04/07/2011

A teacher joins a protest against possible cuts in education funding. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Dallas Teachers At Austin Educaton Cuts Protest

Thousands of teachers are protesting at the state Capitol against proposed cuts to public education and that group includes a caravan of DISD teachers, administrators and community leaders.

CBSDFW.COM–03/14/2011

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

Cedar Hill School Closure & Job Cuts Hit City Hard

One North Texas school district has already taken action to deal with its multi-million dollar budget shortage. Tuesday parents some parents talked about the 100+ job cuts and closure of one school campus.

CBSDFW.COM–03/01/2011

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Massive Cuts Proposed For State Public Education

Public education in Texas is facing billions in proposed budget cuts that would include slashing arts education, pre-kindergarten programs and teacher incentive pay.

CBSDFW.COM–01/19/2011

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