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Bethany Erickson

Bethany Erickson

Senior Digital Editor, D Magazine

Bethany Erickson is the senior digital editor for D Magazine. She's written about real estate, education policy, the stock market, and crime throughout her career, and sometimes all at the same time. She hates lima beans and 5 a.m. and takes SAT practice tests for fun.

Stories by Bethany Erickson

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Superintendent Vacancies Statewide Might Mean Shuffling At Dallas ISD’s Central Office

With a "shallow pool" of potential applicants nationally and statewide, it wouldn't be a total surprise if Dallas ISD loses some top staff to other districts' superintendent searches.
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Leading Off (5/19/22)

Good morning to everyone except San Francisco.
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Dallas ISD Names Stephanie Elizalde Lone Finalist for Superintendent

Dallas ISD trustees paved the way for Elizalde to lead the district after Michael Hinojosa’s departure. She last worked in the district as chief of school leadership.
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The DIY Initiative to Help Parents Find Formula in North Texas

Jennifer Walton was sourcing formula for her baby from all over the country, and it was still getting more difficult to find it. She got mad, then she took action, creating an online group of volunteers standing ready to help families find formula.
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KERA Set To Take Over City-Owned WRR

The Dallas City Council will vote next month on a contract that would shift management of the city's classical music station to KERA.

Stories by Bethany Erickson

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Leading Off (5/12/22)

May tonight's Game 6 be as hot as your car interior this afternoon.
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The Dallas Redistricting Commission Approved a Very Familiar-Looking Map

The Dallas Redistricting Commission approved a final map to send to the City Council. It looks extremely familiar, which has a few people very upset.
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Dallas City Council to Consider Banning Sale of Dogs and Cats at Pet Stores

The Dallas City Council is set to vote on banning the sale of dogs and cats at pet stores. It's an ordinance that will only impact one business in town.
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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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Confusion Paved Path for Barrow Service Station Demolition

Pandemic-related confusion about city orders, and a change in land use more than a decade ago, allowed for the demolition of the Barrow Service Station. Now West Dallas residents and preservationists will work to save the Lillie McBride Home from a similar fate.