Back in 2004, just after Superintendent Mike Moses leaped from DISD with his golden parachute, Lorenzo Garcia, the district's chief of instructional services, was a hair's breadth away from becoming interim superintendent. Maybe not a hair's breadth, since the board of trustees voted down his nomina ... More >>
3700 Ross remains closed for another week, but I did just talk to Dallas Independent School District trustee Edwin Flores about something I mentioned last week: DISD's decision to yank from the City Plan Commission's docket a zoning request for the proposed Jose "Joe" May Elementary School on Web ... More >>
School's out for summer, but the Dallas Independent School District's board of trustees has one hellacious evening ahead of it, beginning with a 5 p.m. public hearing at 3700 Ross Avenue concerning the proposed 2009-'10 school year budget. After that's done, it's down to big business, some of which ... More >>
Dallas Independent School District school board trustee Carla Ranger returned from the superintendent's weekend "retreat" to post the rules concerning how the board fills a trustee's seat (i.e., special election or appointment) should he or she leave before a term is up. Among the procedures: "If le ... More >>
Making folks from everywhere feel at home in Big D
Even Buzz finds something to smile about in 2006
A Spanish-language requirement reopens old wounds at DISD
And you thought the Reaper was grim
Before DISD goes marrying Wilmer-Hutchins, let's get a look at the dowry
Plus: After Moses; Word Up
A GOP state redistricting plan targets a longtime Democrat and others
Can shoe leather and signs change immigration law?
A fight over public housing pits working-class East Dallas homeowners against their poorer neighbors in a battle tainted by claims of racism
Deathly Silence; It Is Rocket Science; Plain Ignorant
Paging Mr. Gerry Mander:
Plans for an expanded Roseland Homes spark a protest in a working-class neighborhood near Cityplace
Dallas Constable Aurelio Castillo claims the criminal charges against him are a political conspiracy. His opponents say he's just a doofus.
John Loza learns that making friends is easy for a city council member. Keeping them is harder.
Albertson's wants to build in East Dallas, and it's not about to let future customers get in the way
Police calls, pepper spray, and a bad debt spice up the Brenda Reyes campaign