A student en route to Dallas ISD's Townview Magnet died this morning after being struck by a car. The incident happened at East Dallas' Bryan Adams High School. According news reports, the teen was dropped off by a woman just before 9 a.m. to wait for the bus. The woman, who was driving a green Vol ... More >>
Rich, white, North Dallas businessmen are plotting to take over Dallas' schools. Maybe this time it'll work.
Photos by Patrick MichelsDairy-ette 9785 Ferguson Road (214) 327-9983 Dude Factor: 9 (or Bodacious), on a scale of 1 (Ferdinand the Bull) to 10 (Bevo).After a long weekend soaking up culture down in Ennis, and sun out at the FOE pool, yesterday's return to traffic, cubicle walls and that car alar ... More >>
I just went over to the Dallas Independent School District's Web site to look for something relating to tomorrow's school board briefing when I found this: the proposed 2010-2011 budget. I asked DISD spokesman Jon Dahlander if this is the first time the district has posted its would-be budget in ... More >>
Electronic monitoring may dramatically curb truancy. So why isn't DISD interested?
We began the week with news of Bryan Adams High School outfitting chronic truants with Global Positioning System monitors, which lead to a heated, inevitable debate over their use. And it hasn't ended: Yesterday, National Public Radio's Talk of the Nation ran a lengthy segment on the devices' use at ... More >>
Yesterday's news concerning the pilot program at Bryan Adams High School, which involves outfitting chronic truants with Global Positioning System monitors, has sparked one hellacious conversation amongst Slashdot readers. The item was at 212 comments when I first checked at 4 p.m. yesterday; this m ... More >>
Like we're not always being monitored by government satellites anyway, please. Unfair Park contributor Brian Harkin this a.m. contributes to The New York Times a photo of 15-year-old Bryan Adams High School freshman Jaime Pacheco, who gets up every morning and straps on a Global Positioning System m ... More >>
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