Dallas ISD graduate lands White House position

Stephanie L. Young thought that one day she might be a teacher. However, her ambitions, which were encouraged by a favorite teacher and a central staffer, took her far beyond the classroom.

JROTC leader named director of Army Instruction of the Year

Retired Army Lt. Col. Robert Davis has been named Director of Army Instruction of the Year by the U.S. Army’s Cadet Command, which is based at Ft. Knox, Kentucky.

MegaFest focuses on spirituality, health and family

MegaFest, the faith-based community event presented by Bishop T.D. Jakes, will make its return to the Dallas Convention Center from Aug. 19 to Aug. 23. This year’s festival will bring to the Metroplex spiritual guidance, programs on maintaining health and ...

Hinojosa returns to Dallas ISD

After three years away, Dr. Michael Hinojosa has returned to Dallas once again at the helm of Dallas ISD as interim superintendent in the wake of former Superintendent Michael Miles’ sudden departure.

Democrats: Student Success Act unacceptable

Education has a long way to go before it can be ranked as “Satisfactory,” despite some recent improvements, such as higher graduation rates and lower dropout rates.

New leader helps redeem Episcopal Church

The recent election of Bishop Michael Curry as the 27th presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church, the first African American to hold the denomination’s highest office to succeed the church’s first female presiding bishop, is expected to help atone for ...

Who is burning Black churches?

At least five Black churches burned overnight recently and three have been attributed to arson.

ChamberWorks: Preparing young musicians for excellence

Classical musicians, composers and conductors of the future will have a unique opportunity during the summer break to take a more in-depth view into the world of music while perfecting their skills through ChamberWorks from Monday through July 18.

The Black Church and the strength to forgive

For many outside the Black community, they had never seen anything like it. Though suffering and deep in pain from the loss of loved ones at the hands of Dylann Roof at Emanuel A.M.E. Church in Charleston, South Carolina, they ...

Superintendent Miles resigns

Dallas ISD Superintendent Mike Miles' reign has ended.

‘Quinn’tessential musician

Quinn Mason, a graduate of North Dallas High School, is an accomplished musician, sculptured by the classical sounds on radio with its different types of instrumentation disseminating through the airwaves.

Dallas ISD 2014-2015 valedictorians

A. Maceo Smith New Tech High School Tatian Lamarr Almendarex Texas A&M Commerce/Psychology

Closing achievement gaps requires more than education reform

Education reform alone isn’t enough to close achievement gaps between Blacks and Whites, according to a new report by the Economic Policy Institute.

Honoring the memory of Judge Steele

Commissioner John Wiley Price has proposed that the Dallas County Courthouse located at 414 E. R.L. Thornton be named to honor the late judge and constable, Cleophas Steele Jr.

Student dances his way into prestigious program

When Jordan Lovelace dances, heads turn.