Alternative elementary schools used for discipline are a "pipeline to prison" and a drain on Dallas Independent School District's budget that should be closed, a group of DISD parents and activists said today.
Alternative school opponents waded across the unkempt lawn at NW Harllee Elementary schoo ... More >>
The Rev. Zan HolmesBack in June, some two dozen educators, religious leaders and activists -- among them The Rev. Zan Holmes, John Fullinwider, Frederick Haynes III, Diane Ragsdale and Beverly Mitchell-Brooks -- urged the Dallas Independent School District board of trustees to appoint former DISD ... More >>
Photo by Brantley HargroveAt Kirkwood Temple C.M.E. Church last night, 120 or so congregants petitioned an Ecclesiastical Court on behalf of a decidedly earthly cause: that of embattledDallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price, the target of a sweeping FBI probe.
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Patrick MichelsDallas City Attorney Tom PerkinsA couple of weeks back we mentioned that Texas Fifth District Court of Appeals Justice Elizabeth Lang-Miers ordered the city of Dallas to respond by no later than July 19 to attorney Andy Siegel's writ of mandamus in which he claims, among other thi ... More >>
Flickr user: Robert HruzekOur weekly rock-and-roll-and send-off will have to wait till tomorrow morning, as, at long last, Andy Siegel has filed that long-promised writ of mandamus in which he contends that the organization formerly known as Progress Dallas didn't get enough valid signatures to c ... More >>
Hey, Don Hill, how many weekdays left till your trial starts, anyway?And the press releases keep coming from the Don Hill camp: Only a few days after inviting us to a Sunday-eve prayer vigil for Don Hill and Sheila Farrington in advance of Monday's start date in the City Hall corruption case, Ken Ca ... More >>