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Politics & Government

Some Texas Legislators Push School Vouchers Despite Continued Resistance

School vouchers are back in play in the upcoming state legislative session. Is this the session they finally happen?
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Education

New Podcast: Meet Melissa Chessher, SMU’s New Journalism Boss

After nearly 20 years away from Dallas, the journalist is back and ready to get the kids to class.
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Local News

In Some School Districts, Parent Complaints Over Books Were More Bark Than Bite

The discussion about what books should appear in local school libraries seemed to be omnipresent. But did anyone actually go through the formal process to complain?
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Local News

Teachers Are Quitting. Convincing Them To Stay Will Take More Than Money.

After two years of pandemic teaching and a whole lot of burnout, more teachers than ever are considering leaving the profession. Here's what one survey says might convince them to stay.
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Music

Dallas’ Spin the Spectrum Is the Country’s First Neurodivergent DJ School

Earlier this year, Jay Clipp partnered with Speech Wing Therapy’s Courtney Willis to create the first and only DJ and music production school to specialize in teaching students with autism spectrum disorder.
By Desiree Gutierrez

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Education

You Must Read This Story by NBC’s Mike Hixenbaugh

He follows the money in the Grapevine-Colleyville ISD.
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Education

How Dallas ISD Landed On Its New Superintendent

Just how the heck did DISD lure its new superintendent away from Austin? Show your work.
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Local News

Dallas ISD Has a Plan (and a Superintendent) For Continued Post-Pandemic Learning Gains

We talked to new Dallas ISD Superintendent Stephanie Elizalde on her first official day on the job. Here's what she had to say about those STAAR scores.
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Local News

Dallas ISD Deputy Superintendent Susana Cordova Will Leave the District This Summer

Hired a scant two years ago and often touted as Michael Hinojosa's successor, Dallas ISD deputy superintendent Susana Cordova is set to depart from the district in August.
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Local News

Dallas ISD’s Early STAAR Results Show Real Gains After Pandemic Learning Loss

Dallas ISD trustees got a early look at preliminary STAAR scores for this year, and were more than pleasantly surprised at the outcome.