Subject:

Yvonne Gonzalez

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2012

    Dallas ISD Audit Says District Ignored Hiring Rules; District Says, Hey, That Audit's Private!

    Plotting a new course for Dallas ISD was never going to be a quick or easy thing. It's a huge bureaucracy and one that's laden with problems, some that are common to all large, diverse urban school districts, some that are DISD-specific, a legacy of administrations passed. So Superintendent MIke MIl ... More >>

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    August 13, 2012

    Dallas ISD Will Bus 18,000 Employees for Convocation, and Teachers Are Pissed

    Last week, Superintendent Mike Miles proposed giving teachers $750 in incentive pay for the coming school year. "Last year, we asked the teachers for a lot," Miles said, per the Morning News. "We asked the teachers to extend the number of minutes that they are teaching, and to increase the number of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2009

    One More Reason Why Adelfa Callejo May Not Get a DISD School Named For Her

    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 >>

  • News

    November 6, 2008

    DISD's Ghosts of Scandals Past

    If history tells us anything, the recent security crackdown at DISD signals doom for its superintendent.

  • News

    October 16, 2008

    DISD Parents Unite and Take Back Your Schools From the Money Guys.

    Despite the $84 million shortfall and the axing of 550 teachers, it's business as usual at DISD headquarters

  • News

    June 1, 2006

    Light the Corners

    Where's the fun at DISD?

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    September 26, 2002

    Oopsie

    It's not easy selecting the Best of Dallas

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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

  • News

    September 28, 2000

    They Walk by Night

    Join us for a chilling tale of the (highly paid) un-dead at DISD headquarters

  • News

    July 6, 2000

    If they only had a brain

    DISD's Wicked Witch of the West may be going, but we're not out of the woods just yet, Dorothy

  • News

    June 22, 2000

    One honest man

    How come the Dallas schools can't find him?

  • News

    February 10, 2000

    Buzz

    Image is everything; Death watch; Miracle cure

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    April 29, 1999

    Yvonne redux

    It may be dj vu all over again as DISD picks a superintendent

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    January 7, 1999

    Look back in confusion

    Buzz remembers the year that might have been and proves that not only the winners write the history

  • News

    August 13, 1998

    Target practice

    The feds got a conviction against a DISD contractor, but they may have been gunning for Matthew Harden

  • News

    April 16, 1998

    The scarlet G

    DISD's ex-security chief learns that being a friend of Yvonne is a bad career move

  • Calendar

    March 26, 1998

    Night & Day

    March 26-April 1, 1998

  • News

    March 19, 1998

    Rambo Justice

    Are bad-boy lawyers Bill Brewer and John Bickel building a bridge to Dallas' minority communities, or trying to sell them one?

  • News

    March 19, 1998
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    March 12, 1998

    Bored to cheers

    DISD board president Hollis Brashear is not an exciting guy. That's why I like him.

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    March 5, 1998
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    February 26, 1998
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    February 19, 1998

    Fee(ding) frenzy

    DISD taxpayers pay rising legal bills as trustees dither over hiring a full-time lawyer

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    February 12, 1998
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    January 1, 1998
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    December 25, 1997
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    December 4, 1997
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    November 27, 1997
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    November 20, 1997

    One Fine Mess

    Elected by no one, John Scovell and a clique of Dallas business leaders brought you DISD's most infamous cast of characters: Yvonne Gonzalez, Dan Peavy, Bill Keever, and Sandy Kress. Thanks a lot.

  • News

    November 6, 1997
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    October 30, 1997
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    October 23, 1997

    Policing the police

    A squabble between administrators leads to charges of mismanagement among DISD's security police

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    October 23, 1997
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    October 16, 1997
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    October 9, 1997
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    September 25, 1997

    Hunter or prey?

    Matthew Harden tells the story about his dark days in DISD

  • News

    September 25, 1997

    City of ignorance

    Don't expect racial tensions to cool in DISD as long as emotion trumps the truth

  • News

    September 25, 1997
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    September 18, 1997

    Cat Eyes' last meow

    Yvonne Gonzalez calls it quits after her darkest hour in that tear-jerkin', mind-bendin' DISD

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    September 18, 1997
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    September 11, 1997

    See Yvonne. See Yvonne run. See Yvonne run from the truth.

    She's the toughest superintendent DISD has ever had. But Yvonne Gonzalez's administration has already developed a dangerous tendency for bulldozing the facts.

  • News

    September 4, 1997
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    August 21, 1997

    Impulse buying

    A proposal to turn a church into classrooms raises a choir of critics

  • News

    August 7, 1997

    Yvonne's school of accounting

    How honest is the DISD superintendent being about her costly office renovation?

  • News

    July 31, 1997

    Executive sweet

    DISD Superintendent Yvonne Gonzalez spent a lot more on her new office than taxpayers were told

  • News

    July 24, 1997
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    May 22, 1997

    School daze

    With three investigations underway, DISD employees are getting downright paranoid

  • News

    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.

  • News

    April 17, 1997

    "It's our turn to be heard"

    With Hispanics the majority among Dallas schoolchildren and a Latino superintendent in their corner, Jesse Diaz and other activists say

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    January 30, 1997

    Bully power

    Learning that rabble rules at Dallas school board meetings

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