| 11 years ago The Dallas public schools were rotten. Then a semi-retired civic leader decided enough was enough.
| 11 years ago How some business leaders step in to help kids who need hope.
| 11 years ago How Texas Instruments tackled a South Dallas school to prove to the nation that education reform can work.
| 11 years ago How a former real estate executive came to see that the city’s future lay in its school district.
| 11 years ago DISD’s top man, Dr. Michael Hinojosa, has made progress. But now he faces the battle of his life.
| 11 years ago A second revolution is reshaping public schools, as charters educate poor kids - and even make schools around them better.
| 11 years ago To improve in all areas, DISD is grading schools—and handing those report cards to parents.
| 11 years ago In 2008, DISD saw its number of schools rated â€œExemplaryâ€ and â€œRecognizedâ€ more than double, to 103. This followed Dallas students improving their TAKS scores in nearly every grade and subject.
| 11 years ago To improve their schools, parents will do anything, from counseling kids to unclogging toilets.
| 11 years ago It all starts with the principals. These four provide case studies in how a school can be turned around.