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 >>
Courtesy the Dallas Independent School DistrictLaura Bush amongst the third-graders at Jack Lowe Sr. Elementary School this morningFormer 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 >>
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 >>
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Poor, brown, and inner-city. These Adamson High School kids weren't supposed to make it. They did anyway.