Is it possible to tell a good teacher from a bad one?
In a key win for the district's embattled administration, Dallas Independent School District trustees voted tonight to fire two principals and as many as 400 teachers, over the often heated objections of employees and activists. It was the culmination of months of debate and protests over Superinte ... More >>
Rich, white, North Dallas businessmen are plotting to take over Dallas' schools. Maybe this time it'll work.
Clint Eastwood's inspired take on the original G-man.
We told you yesterday that the Dallas Independent School District is considering offering "excess" Chapter 21 employees -- teachers, principals, librarians, counselors -- a pile of cash worth $3 million to retire. After last night's called board meeting, it became clear that while that's probably ... More >>
That copy of Dallas Notes you see above was loaned to me yesterday by one Mike Rhyner, who, as it turns out, was a contributor to the late Stoney Burns's Buddy magazine way back when. Its pages are brittle; it falls apart when you just look at it. Contained within, on Page 3, is a story headlined ... More >>
Mentioned a couple of months back that Elvis Mitchell was in town interviewing T.D. Jakes for his talkumentary The Black List: Volume Two, a sequel to last year's star-studded Volume One that aired on HBO following its Sundance bow. Volume Two debuts on February 26 -- and it'll actually contain two ... More >>
Erykah Badu is serious about saving the soul of the city
The reflections of Allied Theatre's Fires in the Mirror are all surface
The tenth annual Dallas Video Festival shows why video is eclipsing film as the mass art medium