Two years ago, SMU finally climbed off the Princeton Review's list of the country's most "LGBT-unfriendly" schools. The news was welcomed by administrators, who have worked hard to shed the university's homophobic image, but it hardly meant that The Hilltop had suddenly become a bastion of progressi ... More >>
Just got back to my desk to find a copy of the highly critical Adult Basic Education Department Audit about which we wrote yesterday. So, as always, the full document follows after the jump. And while there are a whole mess of figures to sort through, per the auditor's concerns that the Dallas In ... More >>
Just got off the phone with Dallas Independent School District spokesman Jon Dahlander, who, moments ago, announced that the district is closing Daniel Webster Elementary from tomorrow till May 11 due to one confirmed case of the swine flu at that campus. (It will remain open throughout today to acc ... More >>
Texas State Board of Education member Mavis Knight, a Democrat whose District 13 includes part of Dallas and Tarrant Counties, had no idea till reached by Unfair Park this afternoon that her fellow board member Cynthia Dunbar has published a book. But, sure enough, there it is on Amazon: One Nation ... More >>
Carcinogen samples from local schools are off the charts
DISDs Science and Engineering Magnet at Townview
DISD's special education program is anything but, say parents and state officials, and it too often abandons the children who need attention most
New York-based Edison Schools flunked out with trying to privatize Sherman's public schools. Why should things be any different in Dallas?
Plano parents lay siege to enthusiasts of the "New New Math" in a fight over how to fix the sorry state of math instruction in the public schools
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.