Molina High School

  • News

    August 7, 2014

    The Surge

    Why Central American kids are flooding Texas, and what it means in Dallas.

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2014

    The Face of the Surge

    In this week's Dallas Observer we profile 20 of the metro area's most interesting characters, with new portraits of each from local photographer Can Turk. See the entire Dallas Observer People Issue here. October 2011. Luis Chamagua woke up, showered, ate cereal and headed for school. Typical morni ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2012

    DISD Records Show How Teachers Help Students Cheat, and How the District Catches Them

    On January 5, a student at Dallas ISD's Sunset High wrote a letter to his school's assistant principal. It was about his math teacher, Richard Hood. According to the student, Hood was having students in his Algebra II class memorize answers in advance of the coming Assessments of Course Performance ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2011

    Laura Bush Announces Million-Dollar Grant to School Libraries at Jack Lowe Elementary

    Courtesy the Dallas Independent School DistrictLaura Bush amongst the third-graders at Jack Lowe Sr. Elementary School this morning​Former First Lady Laura Bush announced this morning that her foundation, which has provided more than $14 million in grants intended to fill school libraries with mor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2011

    A Sneak Peek at Web Doc About How Jared Williams's Injury Changed an Entire Community

    On October 1, 2009, 14-year-old Jared Williams, at the time a freshman defensive back on the Pinkston High School varsity football team, was paralyzed from the waist down in a game against North Dallas High School. As The News would explain a few days later: "He had struck his head against another p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2007

    Jerome Garza Has a Lot of Friends with Schools Named After Them, Apparently

    Trustees gone wild! Actually, the video of DISD Trustee Jerome Garza isn't all that exciting. But it sure is interesting. Exactly one month ago, The Dallas Morning News ran a piece about how the DISD finally decided how to divvy up the School District Formerly Known as Wilmer-Hutchins. Contained wit ... More >>

  • News

    November 16, 2006

    Slow Tide Rising

    Did the Latino vote push Democrats over the top?

  • Dining

    March 7, 2002

    A Slice of Pizza Face

    School lunch competes for student tastes, government dollars

  • News

    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

  • News

    April 6, 2000

    Lost and found

    Poor, brown, and inner-city. These Adamson High School kids weren't supposed to make it. They did anyway.