Education

Champions School of Real Estate Celebrates Austin Campus Grand Opening

By Candy's Dirt / April 19, 2019 / 0 Comments

Staff Reports The new Austin Champions School of Real Estate campus was bursting with activity on Friday, April 5, when more than 300 guests joined the Austin and online teams in celebrating the grand opening of the new Austin campus. Bright blooms and a beautiful balloon arch welcomed guests, who walked in to tour the […]

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Dallas ISD School Board to Discuss — Again — Charter Partnerships

By Bethany Erickson / February 10, 2019 / 0 Comments

A month after a proposed policy to partner with nonprofits to run certain Dallas ISD schools was taken off the agenda for the Dallas ISD board of trustees regular meeting in January, the matter will once again be brought before the board at its briefing Thursday. Board briefings are held once a month, prior to […]

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Resendez Resigns, Pinkerton Announces She Will Not Run For Re-Election

By Bethany Erickson / February 5, 2019 / 0 Comments

After a meeting to discuss the fate of the Dallas ISD District 4 seat that had been held by Jaime Resendez was canceled last week, the rest of the board was able to hammer out the details on what steps would be taken to appoint someone to the seat. The board first voted to accept […]

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Dallas ISD Hosts Hands-On STEM Expo, Public Invited

By Candy's Dirt / January 27, 2019 / 0 Comments

Dallas ISD will host what it is billing as the largest STEM Expo in Texas next weekend at the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center, and Dallas families are invited to attend. More than 140 hands-on exhibits will be featured, many showcasing the district’s STEM championships in math, science, robotics, technology, and bridge-building. “Visitors will interact […]

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Three Proposals Draw Bumper Crop of Speakers to Dallas ISD Board Meeting

By Bethany Erickson / January 25, 2019 / 0 Comments
Dallas ISD

Three proposed plans by Dallas ISD gave Thursday evening’s school board meeting a packed gallery — and a full slate of speakers that took more than an hour and a half to complete. But only one of those plans was actually on the agenda. A proposed course in African-American studies was on the agenda, and […]

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Best of 2018: Faith Community, Local Leaders Gather To Honor Dallas ‘Hero for Texas Children’

By Bethany Erickson / December 30, 2018 / 0 Comments

[Editor’s note: Merry Christmas! This week, we’re taking time off to focus on our loved ones, so we are sharing some of our favorite stories from this year. Keep an eye out for our top features from the archives as we rest and get ready for a brilliant 2019! Cheers, from Candy and the entire […]

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