Subject:

Jose Plata

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2011

    Former District 3 Councilman Ed Oakley Really Doesn't Want Dave Neumann Back at City Hall

    Photo by Sam Merten‚ÄčEd Oakley, who once sat in the District 3 seat at the Dallas City Hall horseshoe, is already listed among Scott Griggs's supporters, alongside, of course, Dallas County Commissioner Elba Garcia, former Dallas ISD school board trustee Jose Plata, former Dallas City Manager Jan H ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2010

    Fixing the Schools, One Screening at a Time, with CDM's Waiting for Superman Soiree

    ‚ÄčAs the education policy call-to-arms doc Waiting for Superman has been released across the country, educators and would-be reformers everywhere have been doing the thing you do when a Davis Guggenheim documentary (or a Mel Gibson film in the original Aramaic) comes out: special screenings and pos ... More >>

  • News

    May 4, 2006

    Sheriff Who?

    Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez was a revolutionary candidate--as a leader, not so much

  • News

    September 6, 2001

    Letters

    Ganging Up, Parrott Uncaged

  • News

    August 23, 2001

    Letters

    Falun Dafa's Dark Side, Swimming with Jellyfish, Inwood vs. Itself

  • News

    August 16, 2001

    Divided She Stands

    Is controversial DISD trustee Lois Parrott a champion of the little guy, or the bitter core of the board's infamous civil wars?

  • News

    December 28, 2000

    A Miracle Waiting to Happen

    With a little luck and a wise school superintendent, Dallas could do what Houston did

  • News

    August 31, 2000

    Buzz

    Inquiring minds; Leave 'em snarling

  • News

    August 3, 2000

    Buzz

    Why wait?; Real world

  • News

    July 6, 2000

    Letters

    No, you take him; Scenic Huntsville; Hell's grannies; Not us; Fair market; Blame it on Bossa Nova

  • News

    November 25, 1999

    Buzz

    Now you don't see it...Rumor patrol; Signing off; Flicked up; Study hall; Wyoming, we think

  • News

    June 17, 1999

    No respect

    DISD trustee Se-Gwen Tyler explains why she cast her controversial vote for an Anglo board president

  • News

    May 6, 1999

    Pig in a poke

    The DISD board doesn't do its homework before offering San Franciscan Bill Rojas the top job

  • News

    March 11, 1999

    Gutless coup

    Everybody's talking about a takeover at DISD, but nobody wants to do anything about it

  • News

    January 14, 1999

    Now you see him

    Don Venable rises from his sickbed to save the day -- or something -- at DISD

  • News

    January 7, 1999

    Look back in confusion

    Buzz remembers the year that might have been and proves that not only the winners write the history

  • News

    May 21, 1998
  • News

    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?

  • News

    December 11, 1997
  • News

    November 27, 1997

    Bad boys

    The voters could care less. But someone's gotta win the runoff for the last lowly DISD board seat

  • News

    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.

  • News

    November 13, 1997

    School's out

    Walt Whitman Community School in Oak Lawn is America's first private high school for gay and lesbian students. Despite some grim personal stories, the kids are all right.

  • News

    September 25, 1997

    City of ignorance

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

  • News

    September 18, 1997

    Cat Eyes' last meow

    Yvonne Gonzalez calls it quits after her darkest hour in that tear-jerkin', mind-bendin' DISD

  • News

    May 29, 1997

    His own man

    Sore losers say the white establishment bought and sold Ron Price. Don't believe it.

  • News

    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.

  • News

    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

  • News

    January 23, 1997

    Mommie dearest

    Why I'm trading my typewriter for diapers and drool cloths

  • News

    October 31, 1996
  • News

    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

Loading...