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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.

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.

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.

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.

Student dances his way into prestigious program

When Jordan Lovelace dances, heads turn.

Dallas ISD plans for the future

Officials of Dallas Independent School District held an informational public meeting to discuss its comprehensive plan for programs to help provide the best education in the nation and better facilities on May 20 at the James W. Fannin Elementary campus ...

Graduate/entrepreneur seeks to motivate and inspire other youth

Talmadge “TJ” Vaughns Jr. is a high school senior and young entrepreneur, preparing to cross the stage and take his last steps as a high school teenager and cross into a new world as a young adult college student.

President Powers leaving UT-Austin as diversity issues linger

Bill Powers won’t be the University of Texas at Austin president who decides whether to keep a statue of Jefferson Davis, a tribute to the president of the Confederacy, on campus.

UT students take aim at Jefferson Davis statue

Protestors have defaced the statue of Jefferson Davis on the University of Texas campus, most recently with the words “Davis must fall” and “Emancipate UT.”

Charter schools in Black communities

Parents, students and advocates for strong neighborhood schools continue to pressure civic leaders to end the expansion of charter and contract schools in Black and Latino communities across the nation.

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