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Dallas ISD District 2 Candidates Gear Up for Runoff Early Voting

By Bethany Erickson / May 30, 2017 / 4 Comments

With less than 300 votes separating incumbent Dustin Marshall and challenger Lori Kirkpatrick in the May election for Dallas ISD District 2 trustee, voters will make their way to the polls again for a runoff election — beginning with early voting, which starts today. Just kidding. A handful of voters will make their way to […]

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BREAKING: D2 Candidate Dustin Marshall Endorsed by Suzanne Smith

By Bethany Erickson / June 11, 2016 / 0 Comments
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Early this week, a hot and heavy discussion broke out on a Lakewood-centric Facebook page regarding the Dallas ISD district 2 runoff between Dustin Marshall and Mita Havlick. At the time, third place finisher (by only 50 votes) Suzanne Smith indicated that she preferred to stay  publicly neutral. That has apparently changed. This afternoon I […]

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Dallas Public Schools: Get Ready for a Bond Election

By Bethany Erickson / August 21, 2015 / 0 Comments

As predicted yesterday, the Dallas ISD Board of Trustees voted 7-0 to place a $1.6 billion bond program on the November ballot today. Trustees Joyce Foreman and Bernadette Nutall, citing scheduling problems, were not in attendance for the vote. Over the next few months, we will begin looking at each component of the bond program, including […]

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Dallas Public Schools: Gearing Up for a Bond Election

By Bethany Erickson / August 10, 2015 / 0 Comments

Last March, the Dallas ISD Board of Trustees unanimously approved the bridge fund – a stop-gap measure aimed at taking funds out of the very healthy district surplus to address immediate needs on several campuses. During the debate, more than a couple of trustees said their vote came with a healthy amount of trust – […]

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