A Spanish-language requirement reopens old wounds at DISD
DISD trustee Ron Price does everything you expect from a politician. These days that's a problem.
Are bad-boy lawyers Bill Brewer and John Bickel building a bridge to Dallas' minority communities, or trying to sell them one?
DISD board president Hollis Brashear is not an exciting guy. That's why I like him.
Elected by no one, John Scovell and a clique of Dallas business leaders brought you DISD's most infamous cast of characters: Yvonne Gonzalez, Dan Peavy, Bill Keever, and Sandy Kress. Thanks a lot.
Matthew Harden tells the story about his dark days in DISD
Don't expect racial tensions to cool in DISD as long as emotion trumps the truth
Did DISD attorney Dennis Eichelbaum try to cut a personal deal at taxpayer expense?
Don't let accusations of overtime fraud by low-level employees distract you. The real money disappears from the Dallas Independent School District through sleazy contracts awarded by top administrators.
With Hispanics the majority among Dallas schoolchildren and a Latino superintendent in their corner, Jesse Diaz and other activists say
Gadfly injects more secret tape recordings into the Peavy saga
A politically dysfunctional DISD board heads into a May election that's looking so scary, few voters or contributors want to go near it
Why the hecklers heckle, and why Bill Keever's gotta go now
Dan Peavy, Bill Keever have legal bills coming due
Learning that rabble rules at Dallas school board meetings
When Sandy Kress was school board president, he and Dan Peavy held private discussions on how to limit the influence of black school board members. Their conversations were captured on the Peavy Tapes, which Kress has fought hard to keep secret. Now, U.S.
Dallas Area Interfaith wants to give the city's poor and disenfranchised a voice in politics. But all critics see is another grab for power.
From his raccoon-infested headquarters, Phil Thomas besieges enemies by fax and phone. He says he's fighting for ghetto kids. His targets say he's just bizarre.
When it came to spending, Dallas' former superintendent always thought big
DISD's new leader has ambition and ideas--if anybody'd let him finish a meeting
New Black Panthers finally find the spotlight
DISD hired Clarence Glover to defuse a racial crisis. But is he tough enough for the job?
You don't take Rick Finlan and Don Venable seriously? That could be a mistake you live to regret.