Photo by Sam MertenEd 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 >>
As 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 >>
Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez was a revolutionary candidate--as a leader, not so much
Ganging Up, Parrott Uncaged
Falun Dafa's Dark Side, Swimming with Jellyfish, Inwood vs. Itself
Is controversial DISD trustee Lois Parrott a champion of the little guy, or the bitter core of the board's infamous civil wars?
With a little luck and a wise school superintendent, Dallas could do what Houston did
Inquiring minds; Leave 'em snarling
Why wait?; Real world
No, you take him; Scenic Huntsville; Hell's grannies; Not us; Fair market; Blame it on Bossa Nova
Now you don't see it...Rumor patrol; Signing off; Flicked up; Study hall; Wyoming, we think
DISD trustee Se-Gwen Tyler explains why she cast her controversial vote for an Anglo board president
The DISD board doesn't do its homework before offering San Franciscan Bill Rojas the top job
Everybody's talking about a takeover at DISD, but nobody wants to do anything about it
Don Venable rises from his sickbed to save the day -- or something -- at DISD
Buzz remembers the year that might have been and proves that not only the winners write the history
Are bad-boy lawyers Bill Brewer and John Bickel building a bridge to Dallas' minority communities, or trying to sell them one?
The voters could care less. But someone's gotta win the runoff for the last lowly DISD board seat
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.
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.
Don't expect racial tensions to cool in DISD as long as emotion trumps the truth
Yvonne Gonzalez calls it quits after her darkest hour in that tear-jerkin', mind-bendin' DISD
Sore losers say the white establishment bought and sold Ron Price. Don't believe it.
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.
With Hispanics the majority among Dallas schoolchildren and a Latino superintendent in their corner, Jesse Diaz and other activists say
Why I'm trading my typewriter for diapers and drool cloths
Principal Mike Stiles was turning Dallas' troubled Sunset High around - until a critical misjudgement threw him into a political snakepit