DeSoto ISD School Board Cuts 98 Positions To Make Up Budget DeficitDozens of North Texas teachers are out of a job this morning. Their positions in DeSoto Independent School District were cut to make up a school budget deficit.
Families Blast Grand Prairie ISD School Board At Budget HearingA public hearing about the Grand Prairie ISD's budget turned into a lively discussion about the district’s special education program.
Public Hearing And Vote On 2017-2018 Frisco ISD BudgetAfter months of discussion on how to fix the school districts budget woes, a public hearing and vote on the 2017-2018 budget is expected to happen tonight at the Frisco Independent School District school board meeting.
Superintendent-Less DISD Board Wants Billions In ImprovementsDISD school board trustees approved a new budget late Thursday night. The package includes a pay raise for teachers and other district staff, but there's a lot of number crunching yet to be done.
DISD Gives Unanimous Approval For $130 Million Improvement PlanThe Principal of W.T. White High School has a little bounce in her step as she happily informed students about a large slate of improvements that will now take place on campus.
DISD Teachers To Receive First Pay Raise Since 2010Under a new budget approved by trustees, Dallas ISD staff members will receive their first pay raise next year since 2010.
Study: Data Shows Texas Student Performance LaggingTexas students overall just aren't "getting it" in the classroom, according to a new study that challenges the state's policy on student achievement.
School Finance Case Looks At DemographicsThe state's shifting demographics will be the focus as attorneys representing about 600 school districts call their first witness in a trial over how Texas funds public education.
Educators Call For Reversal Of School Budget CutsAdvocates 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.
Campuses Closing For Final Time Across The DISDNot only is today the last days of class for students at nine schools in the Dallas Independent School District, but it’s also the last day the campuses will exist. DISD is shutting the doors of the schools for good.
New DISD Superintendent Details Restructuring PlanNew DISD Superintendent Mike Miles' outline for restructuring the school system has central goals, he said today. Miles released his official plan of action, known as Destination 2020 to school board trustees last week.
Financial Incentives Not Enticing Teachers To ResignSchool officials in Fort Worth say they are still about 300 teachers short of their goal for resignations or retirements. The school district is hoping for more voluntary exits to help trim next year's budget.
Some Say Class Size Increases Result Of State Budget CutsWhile the state legislature hasn’t been in session for months, North Texas is starting to see some of the side effects from massive education budget cuts.
Keller ISD Approves Pay-To-Ride School Bus ProgramThe Keller ISD school board approved a plan Monday night to charge students to ride the bus.
State Ordering System Leaves Some Schools Without New Books Children across the state will be starting the school year without some new textbooks, an issue upsetting a number of school officials.