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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Dallas ISD Trustee Wants $40M for South Oak Cliff H.S.The Dallas Independent School District announced plans Monday to increase bond
Dallas ISD Trustee Wants $40M for South Oak Cliff H.S.
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted yesterday
The Dallas Independent School District announced plans Monday to increase bond funding for renovations at South Oak Cliff High School to $25 million. Trustee Lew Blackburn said it's going to take much more than that to breathe life back into the... Read more
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The Forward
Hillary Clinton Gives Israeli Education Program Spotlight on Campaign TrailEach week in Israel, young parents open their homes to local instructors who te
Hillary Clinton Gives Israeli Education Program Spotlight on Campaign Trail
The Forward / Posted 2 days ago
Each week in Israel, young parents open their homes to local instructors who teach them how to prepare their toddlers for school. The program is modest — just 4,000 families enroll — but it’s now playing an outsized role in Hillary Clinton’s... Read more
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The Forward
Hillary Clinton Gives Israeli Education Program Its Close-Up on Campaign TrailEach week in Israel, young parents open their homes to local instructors who te
Hillary Clinton Gives Israeli Education Program Its Close-Up on Campaign Trail
The Forward / Posted 2 days ago
Each week in Israel, young parents open their homes to local instructors who teach them how to prepare their toddlers for school. The program is modest — just 4,000 families enroll — but it’s now playing an outsized role in Hillary Clinton’s... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Staff outlook is sunnier in Dallas schools, with some cloudsMost teachers and staff say the Dallas Independent School District is headed in
Staff outlook is sunnier in Dallas schools, with some clouds
Dallas Morning News / Posted 5 days ago
Most teachers and staff say the Dallas Independent School District is headed in the right direction. But at many campuses, thorny problems remain with classroom discipline, the quality of education and a feeling that some school buildings aren’t safe... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Rates Dallas ISD, TX's Series 2016 A & B ULT School Bldg Bonds 'AAA' PSF/'AA+' UnderlyingAUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings assigns an 'AAA' rating to the fo
Fitch Rates Dallas ISD, TX's Series 2016 A & B ULT School Bldg Bonds 'AAA' PSF/'AA+' Underlying
Business Wire / Posted 10 days ago
AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings assigns an 'AAA' rating to the following Dallas Independent School District (ISD), Texas' (the district) unlimited tax (ULT) bonds: --$294.3 million ULT school building bonds, series 2016A; --$277.5... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Dallas Students Return to Fire-Damaged SchoolClasses resumed Monday at Woodrow Wilson High School in Dallas nearly one week
Dallas Students Return to Fire-Damaged School
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 11 days ago
Classes resumed Monday at Woodrow Wilson High School in Dallas nearly one week after a fire in a third-floor bathroom forced its evacuation. As the school's 1,800 students made their way toward the building, many said they were ready to return. "I... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Dallas ISD Students Getting Head Start on Path to TeachingThere are nearly 10,000 teachers in the Dallas Independent School District, and
Dallas ISD Students Getting Head Start on Path to Teaching
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 13 days ago
There are nearly 10,000 teachers in the Dallas Independent School District, and fewer than 10 percent of them are black men. The district hopes its Education and Training Pathway program, which gives black male students first-hand teaching... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Other Projects Questioned After Flaws Contribute to Tornado DamageOther projects built by a large construction contractor came into question Frid
Other Projects Questioned After Flaws Contribute to Tornado Damage
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 13 days ago
Other projects built by a large construction contractor came into question Friday after engineers hired by a North Texas school district found flaws they say worsened tornado damage. “I’m glad that no one was harmed,” said independent engineer Tom... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
South Oak Cliff Students Ask to Move Out of BuildingStudents at South Oak Cliff High School demanded Dallas Independent School Dist
South Oak Cliff Students Ask to Move Out of Building
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 14 days ago
Students at South Oak Cliff High School demanded Dallas Independent School District trustees temporarily remove them from the aging facility in order to allow for a major renovation. "Leaks have gotten so bad that we've upgraded from buckets to... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Dallas ISD Makes Elementary Recess MandatoryElementary school students in the Dallas Independent School District will now g
Dallas ISD Makes Elementary Recess Mandatory
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 14 days ago
Elementary school students in the Dallas Independent School District will now get to enjoy recess every day. Trustees with the Dallas Independent School District made playtime mandatory on elementary campuses during a vote at Tuesday's board... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Dallas City Council Approves Controversial Charter SchoolThe Dallas City Council Wednesday approved a controversial new charter school o
Dallas City Council Approves Controversial Charter School
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 15 days ago
The Dallas City Council Wednesday approved a controversial new charter school over strong objections from public school supporters. The new Uplift Education campus will be at Interstate 35E at Camp Wisdom Road on land that was zoned for... Read more
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KERA North Texas
It's Showdown Time In Dallas Over A Charter SchoolTomorrow’s Dallas City Council agenda features a simmering showdown over a prop
It's Showdown Time In Dallas Over A Charter School
KERA North Texas / Posted 16 days ago
Tomorrow’s Dallas City Council agenda features a simmering showdown over a proposed charter school. Uplift Education wants to build a middle and high school in southern Dallas. City staff approved the plan. A Dallas school board member opposes the... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Dallas HS Locked Down After Social Media ThreatLincoln High School in Dallas is on precautionary lockdown Monday after receivi
Dallas HS Locked Down After Social Media Threat
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 18 days ago
Lincoln High School in Dallas is on precautionary lockdown Monday after receiving a social media threat, according to district officials. Dallas Independent School District officials said they are investigating the threat that was received at about... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Tempers Flare at Meeting on Dallas Charter SchoolParadise Baptist Church became the latest arena for the debate over public vers
Tempers Flare at Meeting on Dallas Charter School
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 20 days ago
Paradise Baptist Church became the latest arena for the debate over public versus charter schools. Nearly 100 people packed the Oak Cliff church Friday to discuss Uplift Pinnacle Preparatory's plan to build a new charter school near Interstate 35... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Students Push for Better Repairs at South Oak CliffA month after students at South Oak Cliff High School walked out in protest of
Students Push for Better Repairs at South Oak Cliff
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 22 days ago
A month after students at South Oak Cliff High School walked out in protest of the condition of the school, students said repairs still need to be made. "Repairs have been made, but at the same time, some repairs aren't actually working," said... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
200,000 Expected for MLK Parade in DallasFor the first time in three decades, one parade in Dallas will honor the life a
200,000 Expected for MLK Parade in Dallas
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 25 days ago
For the first time in three decades, one parade in Dallas will honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Junior. More than 200 groups will march and 200,000 spectators are expected to line the parade route to Fair Park. "This parade... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Students Participate in MLK, Jr. Oratory CompetitionStudents from across the Dallas Independent School District participated in the
Students Participate in MLK, Jr. Oratory Competition
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 27 days ago
Students from across the Dallas Independent School District participated in the 24th Annual Gardere MLK Jr. Oratory Competition at the Majestic Theatre on Friday. Approximately 135 students participated in the in-school competitions held in October... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Dallas Feud Brewing Over Public Vs. Charter SchoolsA Dallas public school trustee won a short reprieve Wednesday in her battle to
Dallas Feud Brewing Over Public Vs. Charter Schools
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 29 days ago
A Dallas public school trustee won a short reprieve Wednesday in her battle to block a new charter school when the Dallas city council delayed a vote on the plan for two weeks. Dallas Independent School Trustee Joyce Foreman spoke at the city... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Dallas ISD to Decide Soon on Mandatory RecessThe push for mandatory recess in the Dallas Independent School District will so
Dallas ISD to Decide Soon on Mandatory Recess
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 29 days ago
The push for mandatory recess in the Dallas Independent School District will soon be decided. For two months a group of Dallas parents has been pushing the school board to vote on mandatory recess for all students in elementary school. Currently,... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Final Obama SOTU 'Bittersweet' for Some in North TXPresident Barack Obama's last State of the Union address Tuesday held special m
Final Obama SOTU 'Bittersweet' for Some in North TX
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 30 days ago
President Barack Obama's last State of the Union address Tuesday held special meaning for many North Texans. "The president has not disappointed me, I'll be the first to say that," said Lorraine Birabil, who was a Dallas campaign organizer for Obama... Read more
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