Way back in January, over the objections of just about everyone affected, the Dallas ISD Board of Trustees tacked a mandatory 45 minutes onto every teacher's workday. How the teachers used the time would be up to principals.
Not surprisingly, the decision sparked considerable resentment among teach ... More >>
No way is this over. No way should anybody let this drop. The Occupy Dallas arrests last Saturday should be taken as a direct challenge, not a lesson or defeat.
The Dallas Police Department is already trying to paper over the outrageous arrests of seven bank protesters last Saturday on trump ... More >>
Photo by Leslie MinoraPolice directed traffic as teachers searched for parking at Harold Wendell Lang Sr. Middle School. We tried to get closer, we swear.Hundreds of former Dallas Independent School District teachers flocked to Harold Wendell Lang Sr. Middle School late yesterday. They were h ... More >>
Patrick MichelsDiane Ravitch speaking at the Dallas Institute's first annual Education Forum last night.The big shakeups credited with turning around public schools in New York, New Orleans and Washington, D.C. -- which Mayor Tom Lepeprt and organizers cite as influences for a new school reform e ... More >>
Late Monday, Brooks Love and I had a brief chat about Dallas Friends of Public Education, the political action committee set to make its bow this morning with a 10:30 press conference at Dallas Independent School District HQ. (DFPE's Web site made its debut yesterday.) You know Love, right? Forme ... More >>