Subject:

Chad Woolery

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    August 30, 2012

    Meet Randy Best, the Dallas Entrepreneur Cashing in On Online Higher Ed

    Randy Best found his way into the pages of the Observer in the mid-'90s, when a company he founded, Voyager Expanded Learning Inc., landed some plum DISD contracts and, just after he left the district, Superintendent Chad Woolery. He gained national attention a decade later when he was criticized fo ... More >>

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    February 1, 2001

    You Say Commie, I Say Nazi

    Dallas judges really go for that government authority thing

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    September 28, 2000

    They Walk by Night

    Join us for a chilling tale of the (highly paid) un-dead at DISD headquarters

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    June 22, 2000

    One honest man

    How come the Dallas schools can't find him?

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    March 19, 1998

    Rambo Justice

    Are bad-boy lawyers Bill Brewer and John Bickel building a bridge to Dallas' minority communities, or trying to sell them one?

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    November 20, 1997

    One Fine Mess

    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.

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    October 23, 1997
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    October 2, 1997
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    September 25, 1997

    Hunter or prey?

    Matthew Harden tells the story about his dark days in DISD

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    September 25, 1997

    City of ignorance

    Don't expect racial tensions to cool in DISD as long as emotion trumps the truth

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    September 11, 1997

    See Yvonne. See Yvonne run. See Yvonne run from the truth.

    She's the toughest superintendent DISD has ever had. But Yvonne Gonzalez's administration has already developed a dangerous tendency for bulldozing the facts.

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    August 14, 1997
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    July 31, 1997

    Executive sweet

    DISD Superintendent Yvonne Gonzalez spent a lot more on her new office than taxpayers were told

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    May 15, 1997

    Follow the Money

    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.

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    April 17, 1997

    "It's our turn to be heard"

    With Hispanics the majority among Dallas schoolchildren and a Latino superintendent in their corner, Jesse Diaz and other activists say

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    September 5, 1996

    The Stink Bomber

    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.

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    August 29, 1996

    Woolery's mammoth

    When it came to spending, Dallas' former superintendent always thought big

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    July 25, 1996

    The Pride of Napoleon Lewis

    A veteran principal brought hope and self-respect to South Dallas' Lincoln High. But even some of his loyal followers say it's time for him to step down.

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    June 27, 1996

    Leave it to Keever

    DISD's new leader has ambition and ideas--if anybody'd let him finish a meeting

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    May 23, 1996

    Ready For Battle

    DISD hired Clarence Glover to defuse a racial crisis. But is he tough enough for the job?

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    March 14, 1996

    The Truth About Townview (Part I)

    How John Wiley Price and Chad Woolery have made students pawns in Dallas' racial politics

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    March 14, 1996

    The Truth About Townview (Part II)

    How John Wiley Price and Chad Woolery have made students pawns in Dallas' racial politics

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    March 7, 1996

    Out of bounds

    GOP congressional candidate Sessions crosses lines to get son into prized school

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    December 7, 1995

    School for Scandal

    Principal Mike Stiles was turning Dallas' troubled Sunset High around - until a critical misjudgement threw him into a political snakepit

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    November 9, 1995

    Kress and the merry morons

    Dallas' political rabble takes after minority students' best friend

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    February 16, 1995
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