In Dallas ISD, a fight over principals, race and a slice of the pie.
Up to 50 Dallas ISD schools could have a changing of the guard next year, as principals announce their resignation or retirement. Superintendent Mike Miles has placed heavy emphasis on principal reform, including replacing those who underperform. But around a dozen principals are not going quietly ... More >>
Everybody in school politics always says it's all about the children. That's almost never true. If you don't believe me, you should have been there last night. At a spirited, sometimes cantankerous meeting in the auditorium of James Madison High School in South Dallas, prominent black elected offic ... More >>
Photos by Patrick MichelsFIFA delegates wrap up their tour of the Dallas Convention Center this morning, before hopping a bus to see Cowboys Stadium. Along with Mayor Tom Leppert and our good friends at Telemundo, we got up early this morning and rode over to the Dallas Convention Center, where ... More >>
Like I said Friday, the the FIFA World Cup Soccer Site Selection Committee's coming to town -- tonight, if Hermine doesn't mind. Last night, Mayor Tom Leppert's chief of staff, Chris Heinbaugh, sent a few more details concerning the visit in advance of the December 2 decision -- as in, when the c ... More >>
Photos by Patrick MichelsCheck out our slide show for more photos from the parade.Jesse Luna, a welder whose father Miguel served in World War II and Korea, has wanted to stand along the parade route and wave for veterans like his dad, but could never get away from work on weekday mornings. Now t ... More >>
Magnets just arent the budget-busters trustees are pretending they are.
If you're interested in what life's like at James Madison High School, you need go no further than YouTube: Today, whilst doing our usual browsing for items of local interest, we stumbled across the work of one "bryanrotge," who clearly digs bringing a video camera to school in order to shoot such t ... More >>
A Spanish-language requirement reopens old wounds at DISD
In JP Jones' court, you can be found guilty without even being charged