Subject:

Bill Rojas

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2014

    Ousted Fort Worth Superintendent's Parachute Is Really Golden Even by Dallas ISD Standards

    There's plenty of money to be made in public education. You just need to be in the right job to make it. And once you're in that job, it helps if you can get fired. Take Walter Dansby. The former superintendent of the Fort Worth Independent School District, Dansby resigned Monday, leaving with a go ... More >>

  • News

    March 6, 2003

    Dis(SE)d

    Publish Or Perish

  • News

    September 20, 2001

    Purloined Letters

    An investigation into a DISD trustee falls through the cracks

  • News

    September 6, 2001

    Letters

    Ganging Up, Parrott Uncaged

  • News

    August 23, 2001

    Letters

    Falun Dafa's Dark Side, Swimming with Jellyfish, Inwood vs. Itself

  • News

    August 16, 2001

    Divided She Stands

    Is controversial DISD trustee Lois Parrott a champion of the little guy, or the bitter core of the board's infamous civil wars?

  • News

    December 28, 2000

    :cueless

    Buzz hacks through the past in search of the cool cats and fools of the year that was

  • News

    November 9, 2000

    Go Down, Moses

    When the new super gets to town, Dallas will decide whether it really wants accountability

  • Best of Dallas

    September 21, 2000

    Best TV Journalist

    Brett Shipp on WFAA Channel 8

  • News

    August 3, 2000

    Public defenders

    A surprising number of parents are shunning the 'burbs, pulling their kids out of private schools, and embracing DISD

  • News

    July 13, 2000

    Buzz

    What's in a name; Don't let the doorknob hit you; Payment due

  • News

    June 15, 2000

    Buzz

    Daddy got his gun; Bronx cheer

  • News

    June 1, 2000

    Buzz

    Not yet begun to fight

  • News

    May 25, 2000

    Brown-out

    The problems at Silberstein Elementary--too few bilingual teachers, a PTA divided, tensions between black administrators and Hispanic parents--are a microcosm of the issues DISD faces districtwide

  • News

    May 11, 2000

    Raising the roof

    Dallas' PTAs send a message to school administrators -- listen to us

  • News

    April 27, 2000

    Observer staffers honored

    Our assorted crew of writers receive a potpourri of recognition

  • News

    March 23, 2000

    Planting SEEDs of hope

    An innovative math program recalculates which students will succeed and which will fail at DISD

  • News

    March 2, 2000

    Divided they stand

    A pack of unions struggle for the right to represent DISD workers

  • News

    February 17, 2000

    Buzz

    Slip up; Sinking ship; Cookie cutters

  • News

    February 3, 2000

    Buzz

    Breaching the stonewall; Venable rides again

  • News

    February 3, 2000

    The king of Cockrell Hill

    Dallas Constable Aurelio Castillo claims the criminal charges against him are a political conspiracy. His opponents say he's just a doofus.

  • News

    January 27, 2000

    No class

    New York-based Edison Schools flunked out with trying to privatize Sherman's public schools. Why should things be any different in Dallas?

  • News

    January 13, 2000

    Buzz

    Good God, a good grade; Has he even unpacked yet?

  • News

    December 30, 1999

    A clockwork Buzz

    1999, the year Bill Rojas brought panic and paranoia to DISD. But was there any other good news? Buzz takes a look back.

  • News

    November 25, 1999

    Chess game

    The Dallas NAACP is making some political moves. That much we know.

  • News

    October 14, 1999

    Buzz

    The truth shall set you free; Trouble dribble

  • News

    October 14, 1999

    The last supper

    Many within DISD's special-education department believe the new superintendent has set them up for failure

  • News

    September 9, 1999

    Out of the frying pan

    DISD's new superintendent leaves behind an FBI investigation in San Francisco to deal with Dallas' own probe

  • News

    August 19, 1999

    Buzz

    Dixie Chicks cover up, Bill Rojas' not-so-humble beginning, Dallas Mavs slide shows!

  • News

    May 6, 1999

    Pig in a poke

    The DISD board doesn't do its homework before offering San Franciscan Bill Rojas the top job

  • News

    April 29, 1999

    Yvonne redux

    It may be dj vu all over again as DISD picks a superintendent

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