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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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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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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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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.
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We Asked Teachers: Should State Lawmakers Be Required to Serve as Substitutes?

Lawmakers in Louisiana are considering a proposal that would have state representatives serving as volunteer substitute teachers to get a better idea of what teachers face. We asked North Texas instructors if they thought Texas should do the same.

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Richardson ISD Is Afraid of Its Smartest Students

The district this year won't let its valedictorian address the student body from a live mic.
By Tim Rogers
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This Year’s STAAR Test Will Start Factoring Into School Accountability Scores Once Again

Elementary school students begin taking the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness test this week, and those scores will factor into school district accountability ratings this year. That's making a lot of folks worried.
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Take It From Ex-Richardson ISD Superintendent Jeannie Stone: Defining ‘CRT’ Isn’t Easy

Nobody can agree on what CRT means, or whether it's actually being taught in public schools.
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Collin College Professor Says He’s Being Let Go After Asking Students to Wear Masks

Historian Michael Phillips has long clashed with college administrators over free speech issues and COVID-19 safety protocols.
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Teacher Trauma: Rebuilding After the North Dallas Tornado

Cary Middle School and Thomas Jefferson High School were gone in a matter of moments. What came next took much longer. Here is how the district, its teachers, and some helpful nonprofits navigated the next few years after the tornado.