Mike Moses

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2013

    Can We Pump the Brakes Before We Send Yet Another Dallas ISD Superintendent Packing?

    In terms of the way we treat school superintendents in Dallas, we're kind of like the spoiled rich lady who fires her housekeepers one after another, then asks, "What on earth is wrong with the housekeepers of this world?" I can't even count how many times in the last month I have heard somebody sa ... More >>

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    June 15, 2012

    Former DISD Administrator Pleads Guilty to Test Fraud in El Paso

    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 >>

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    January 17, 2012

    Turns Out, Fort Worth ISD Wasn't On the Same Superintendent Time Line As DISD After All

    ​Word got out that Michael Hinojosa was leaving the Dallas Independent School District 'round the exact same time Melody Johnson announced she was resigning as Fort Worth's superintendent. Which means both school districts have known for eight months that they need new leaders. But several fellow ... More >>

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    March 29, 2011

    Give Mike Rawlings's Education Plan a Grade

    Mike Rawlings's campaignRawlings, bracketed by his son and mother at North Dallas High School yesterday​Forthcoming are Jim's thoughts on the mayoral candidates' forum held last night at Thomas Jefferson High School, which looks like it needs every cent of the $8-mil renovation that's just commenc ... More >>

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    December 11, 2008
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    July 13, 2006

    Old School

    DISD trustee Ron Price does everything you expect from a politician. These days that's a problem.

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    April 21, 2005

    Sinner or Saint

    Plus: Don't Call Us and Family Reunion

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    December 30, 2004

    Monkey Business

    Buzz picks a few nits with the year that was

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    August 5, 2004


    Confessions of a white middle-class parent

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    July 22, 2004

    TX Eff U

    Plus: After Moses; Word Up

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    June 3, 2004


    What Mike Moses doesn't want anyone to know

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    June 3, 2004

    Still Sacred

    Morning News avoids the holy trinity

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    March 4, 2004

    Swing By

    A License to Drive

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    November 20, 2003


    How DISD tells teachers to teach

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    October 30, 2003
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    October 16, 2003

    Schoolhouse Dynamite

    If Russell Fish ever wins his lawsuit, watch 'em blow

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    May 22, 2003


    letters for the issue of May 22

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    May 15, 2003

    Segregation Forever

    How Dallas got what it wanted

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    May 1, 2003

    Saddam and City Bonds

    Is this really the best possible moment for half a billion in bonds?

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    January 2, 2003

    2002 Revealed

    An aging Buzz finds little to celebrate in the year gone by. What did you expect?

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    December 6, 2001

    One Moe

    Even if Domingo Garcia can't win the mayor's race, he can slap the other two into shape

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    November 22, 2001

    Agin and Agin

    The next city election will separate the good aginners from the evildoers

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    September 20, 2001

    Purloined Letters

    An investigation into a DISD trustee falls through the cracks

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    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?

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    June 28, 2001

    Warrior Reporter

    Channel 4's Becky Oliver is queen of ambush journalism, wielding her microphone like a sword. Sure it's cheap and sensational. It's also a lot harder than it looks.

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    June 14, 2001


    DISD wins its case defending Edison Schools. Now the district wants payback. Lots of it.

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    May 31, 2001


    Down to the Grounds, Hate Kills, Deseg or Reseg?

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    March 1, 2001

    Shut Up, Fido

    The Morning News and pals want the FBI to call off its dogs at DISD. But the feds have not yet begun to bite.

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    February 22, 2001

    Bush-whacked in the Bulrushes

    Our new superintendent is getting a taste of Dallas, and it's sour

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    December 28, 2000

    A Miracle Waiting to Happen

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

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    December 28, 2000

    Not So Special

    DISD's special education program is anything but, say parents and state officials, and it too often abandons the children who need attention most

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    December 28, 2000


    Buzz hacks through the past in search of the cool cats and fools of the year that was

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    November 9, 2000

    Go Down, Moses

    When the new super gets to town, Dallas will decide whether it really wants accountability

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    October 12, 2000

    Shotgun Love

    Once again, the school board gets married the hard way

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    October 5, 2000

    Careless Wish

    He's white

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    July 22, 1999

    Flunking Out

    Charter school scandals are teaching Texas a tough lesson -- one the state should have known four years and $77 million ago.

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    March 11, 1999

    Gutless coup

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

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    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.