For 21,000 DISD students, shel...

Apr 21, 2020 by

The coronavirus is exposing things that our city, frankly, isn’t good at. Take, for example, the category of inequality known as the...

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FED. JUDGE YEAKEL TEMPORARILY ...

Mar 30, 2020 by

U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel 3.30.20 – Dallas Morning News “Federal judge temporarily blocks Texas’ ban on abortions during the...

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RESEARCHERS RACE TO FIND COVID...

Mar 22, 2020 by

3.21.20 – Dallas Morning News “Researchers race to find coronavirus treatments” Experts say some drugs could be available in months...

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TEXAS, DON'T THROW OUT THE...

Jan 27, 2020 by

1.27.20 – Dallas Morning News “Texas, don’t throw out the STAAR exam just because you don’t like the results: Texas needs a way to...

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Should a school board member b...

Jan 27, 2020 by

A Dallas judge is considering whether a Lancaster school board member can continue to serve as a volunteer advocate for students with...

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Borden files for bankruptcy, c...

Jan 7, 2020 by

The 163-year-old company has struggled with the rising milk costs and a challenging industry environment Borden Dairy Co. is the...

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DeSoto ISD to delay paychecks ...

Oct 24, 2018 by

Bad planning and a lag in cash flow mean employees in the DeSoto school district will get their paychecks a week later than...

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Texas board votes to eliminate...

Sep 14, 2018 by

AUSTIN — History curriculum in Texas remembers the Alamo but could soon forget Hillary Clinton and Helen Keller. As part of...

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BETO O’ROURKE CALLS ON T...

Aug 29, 2018 by

8.28.18 – Dallas Morning News “Beto O’Rourke Calls on Texas To Decriminalize Pot, Stop Arresting So Many Students” By Brianna Stone,...

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TEXAS’ NEW SCHOOL ACCOUN...

Jul 31, 2018 by

For those reasons, we are encouraged by recent changes to the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness or STAAR standards....

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Teacher merit pay system ̵...

Feb 24, 2018 by

Minutes after a renowned educational economist told state lawmakers that Dallas ISD’s work on teacher effectiveness could put Texas...

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Wealthy North Texas suburb to ...

Feb 23, 2018 by

Keller police are collaborating with the town of Westlake to build a police substation on the Westlake Academy campus northeast of...

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Ex-Garland ISD official pleads...

Apr 10, 2017 by

GARLAND — A top former Garland ISD official has pleaded guilty to taking part in a scheme to abuse federal work visas to recruit...

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Aggressive campus anti-rape la...

Feb 22, 2017 by

AUSTIN — Texas could soon pass some of the most aggressive campus rape laws in the country, a reaction to the sexual assault scandal...

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Severely disabled kids’ ...

Feb 18, 2017 by

AUSTIN — Amy Pratt drove her severely disabled son, Quinten, four-plus hours to Children’s Medical Center Dallas only to learn the...

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