Edwin FloresThis'll most likely be our one and only item about the race for the Dallas Independent School District board of trustees -- because, judging by the early-voting numbers, well, not too many folks seem to be all that interested. Take the hotly contested District 1 race, for instance: In ... More >>
DiSD trustee Carla RangerMissed this one yesterday, mostly because Dallas Independent School District trustee Carla Ranger doesn't post to her blog as often as she used to. But one thing's got her attention: Fellow trustee Ron Price's proposal to rename schools for President Barack Obama and Supr ... More >>
Adelfa CallejoAs we mentioned earlier, tonight's jam-packed Dallas Independent School District board of trustees meeting has this among its hot-button agenda items: the naming of an elementary school after Dallas lawyer and longtime Latina activist Adelfa Callejo. Opponents of naming a school for Ca ... More >>
Sam Tasby, who sued the DISD in 1970, when his son Phillip was denied admission to two all-white schools near the Tasby residenceWell, we have now officially turned our back on school desegregation. I'm sure some of you will be thrilled. Personally, I'm sitting here at my computer in the back corne ... More >>
DISD school trustee Carla RangerWhen last we left the Dallas Independent School District board of trustees yesterday, they had come back from their closed-door meeting and presented two options to deal with the Texas Attorney General's opinion concerning the extension of terms from three to four yea ... More >>
Jack Lowe, DISD school board president
Blacks were hissing rudely at Hispanics. Hispanics were yelling at other Hispanics. And just about everyone was taunting distraught school board trustees, themselves appearing to teeter on the verge of a nervous breakdown.
Ladies and gentleman, this is you ... More >>