1. DISD chief Michael Hinojosa says he will not resign in the wake of a $64 million budget shortfall. FrontBurner DISD proponent Celeste has yet to pick his chin up off his chest to face the “I-told-ya-so” crowd of anti-DISD commenters. Sigh. On the plus side, my daughter says Booker T is “awesome.” That helps, right? Right?
2. SMU is kicking off its biggest capital campaign ever, trying to raise $750 million in the next five years in an effort to raise the school’s profile in three areas: faculty and academic excellence, student quality, and the “campus experience.” Um, have you walked across campus on a warm spring day? Does the experience get any better?
3. Sarah Palin is coming to Dallas on October 3. [Wait for it. Wait for it. Hold. Your. Water.] … Comments are on.