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Fort Worth Independent School District Superintendent Walter Dansby (credit: Fort Worth Independent School District)

Bond Proposal Would Replace Fort Worth School

Fort Worth school officials are hoping to replace an elementary built underground in 1970 to avoid noise from a nearby airport.

09/30/2013

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Fort Worth ISD Considering $490 Million Bond Issue

Fort Worth schools are in need of some major upgrades – upgrades to the tune of $490 million, according to the district.

CBS 11–08/23/2013

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Fort Worth ISD Board To Discuss Bond Package

Fort Worth school board trustees will discuss an almost $500 million bond proposal on Friday, to determine if it will make the ballot.

08/23/2013

Fort Worth Independent School District Superintendent Walter Dansby (credit: Fort Worth Independent School District)

FWISD Leader Details This Year’s Changes

Fort Worth ISD Superintendent Walter Dansby talks about new security measures in the school district, and other changes that could be coming in the near future.

08/22/2013

Fort Worth Independent School District Superintendent Walter Dansby (credit: Fort Worth Independent School District)

Fort Worth ISD Holding Strategic Planning Meetings

Community meetings are planned across Fort Worth during the next two weeks. The Fort Worth ISD says it wants to hear from as many people as possible to help create a new strategic plan.

KRLD–04/08/2013

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Fort Worth ISD Launches Mobile App

Do you want to know your child’s grades, or find out what is happening at their school today? There’s an app for that, at least if you live in the Fort Worth ISD.

03/26/2013

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High Hopes As School Year Begins In FWISD

After several weeks of planning, school districts across North Texas are welcoming back students on Monday morning, and the Fort Worth ISD’s new superintendent has high hopes.

08/27/2012

Fort Worth Independent School District Superintendent Walter Dansby (credit: Fort Worth Independent School District)

Familiar Face Now Leading FWISD

The new school year is bringing new leadership to some of the biggest school districts in North Texas. Among them is Fort Worth ISD Superintendent Walter Dansby.

08/27/2012

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FWISD Chief Wants One-Time Payment For Employees

First the head of the Fort Worth ISD announced a district headquarters shake-up, then the district approved a $600 million budget for the coming school year, now Walter Dansby is out to give a monetary reward all district employees.

06/27/2012

Fort Worth Independent School District Superintendent Walter Dansby (credit: Fort Worth Independent School District)

Fort Worth ISD To Cut More Than 200 Jobs

More than 200 employees of the Fort Worth School District will lose their jobs under a budget-cutting plan aimed at putting a dent in the district’s $41 million projected shortfall this year, school officials announced Tuesday.

05/23/2012

Fort Worth ISD Hiring New Superintendent Tuesday

Interim Superintendent Walter Dansby was named the sole finalist last month. But by state law, he could not be officially hired until now.

02/14/2012

Walter Dansby, superintendent of the Fort Worth Independent School District. (Credit: CBSDFW.com)

FWISD Leader Making History Today And Tomorrow

Walter Dansby acknowledges he is the first African-American superintendent in Fort Worth’s history. But he’s quick to point out, that is not why he is the new superintendent.

02/03/2012

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