Sometimes I think the dumbest people to talk to about the newspaper business are newspaper people, of which I am one, obviously. Is it possible to scream blindness? David Carr, The New York Times's media columnist -- one of the few media reporters on whose word I truly hang, often -- has a piece in ... More >>
Again, the Yvonne A. Ewell Townview Magnet Center houses some of the best individual high schools in the U.S.Exactly one month ago we got a look at longtime Washington Post education columnist Jay Mathews' list of the best public high schools in the country -- the same list that used to run in Ne ... More >>
The Yvonne A. Ewell Townview Magnet Center, home to some of the best schools in the country, says The Washington PostHow about some good news for the Dallas Independent School District? That would come from today's online edition of The Washington Post, where longtime education columnist Jay Math ... More >>
Kristin Chenoweth, one of the would-be stars of Good Christian BitchesI swear to Go ... well, OK, I promise there won't be an item about Sex and the City creator Darren Star's adaptation of Kim Gatlin's book every day. But perhaps you recall: Back in early March Donald and Tim Wildmon's American ... More >>
Rick Perry keeps telling me that I shouldn't worry about dumping all the kids out of school or putting Grandma out of the nursing home. Texas has the nation's fastest-growing economy, he says, so don't sweat it.
What does that mean -- fastest-growing economy?
I took a look around yesterday ... More >>
The latest Newsweek ranking of Best High Schools in the U.S. of A. is out, and, yet again, The School for the Talented and Gifted at the Yvonne A. Ewell Townview Magnet Center is at the very tippy-top. And it's joined by eight other Dallas schools -- though one's Highland Park, and the other's La ... More >>
Rachel ParkerMoments ago, D.C.-based Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington released its report Worst Governors, which claims to serve up "in-depth analyses of 11 elected officials who have pushed their states' best interests aside in favor of their supporters, families, political p ... More >>
Attorney Pete Schulte and the petitioner still known as J.B. on The Daily Show in JanuaryMark it down: 2 p.m. tomorrow, George L. Allen Sr. Courts Building. That's when the Fifth Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments for case No. 05-09-01170-CV -- otherwise known as In the Matter of the Marri ... More >>
Monday's the big day -- the grand opening of the AT&T Performing Arts Center, which kicks off at 8 a.m. with South Pacific star Keala Settle performing the "The Star-Spangled Banner" before AT&T PAC president and CEO Mark Nerenhausen, Mayor Tom Leppert and other city officials play ball. ... More >>
In the October 12 issue of Newsweek, Cathleen McGuigan takes a visit to the AT&T Performing Arts Center and tells Lincoln Center to watch out. Well, more or less: "Lincoln Center is still the country's premier cultural complex, but it's getting competition from an ambitious project in -- are ... More >>
Newsweek has yet again released its list of the top 1,500 public high schools in the U.S. -- and Dallas, with six on the list, has dropped one from the '08 scorecard: poor ol' Hillcrest High School, which last year came in at No. 547, dang. The School for the Talented and Gifted at Yvonne A. Ewell T ... More >>