From Dropout To Top Grad: The Redemptive Power Of A Mother's LoveA former dropout will graduate at the top of her high school class and head to college in May. But none of that would have happened without the stand-in mom that refused to give up on her.
Tackling Stereotypes At North Dallas HighThe North Dallas High School football team draws inspiration from a special young lady. Desiree Allen has been an assistant coach on the team for the last three years.
Texas Woman Inspires Kids As High School Football CoachDesiree Allen is in her third year as an assistant coach with the North Dallas High School football team, and she will not apologize for breaking barriers and tackling a place in a man's world.
Devoted Coach Helps Turn Troubled Girl Into State Wrestling ChampA year ago, Kymber’Lynn Jackson was angry, annoying — her words — and savoring bad choices. “I used to like getting in trouble,” the North Dallas High sophomore said with an incredulous laugh. “I used to like getting in trouble!”
Dallas ISD Has Largest Graduating Class In Nearly 30 YearsTo say Dionte Johnson was a troubled student in Middle School might be an understatement. "Been kicked out 3 or 4 times, got sent to an alternative school for fighting - doing the wrong stuff I shouldn't have been doing," says Johnson.
DISD Teen Diagnosed With TB Before DyingA DISD student diagnosed with tuberculosis has died. Health officials say the teenage girl died from an unrelated illness, but they’re still going to test her fellow classmates and teachers for TB.