Dallas ISD Board of Trustees

After Arduous Election Season, Johnson Emerges as Victor in Mayor’s Race

By Bethany Erickson / June 9, 2019 / 0 Comments

It was contentious, a lot. In fact, at one point almost anyone remotely affiliated with a Scott Griggs supporter was blocked by mayoral candidate Eric Johnson on social media. But in the end, he not only unblocked everyone, according to his campaign, but he also won a fairly combative race to become Dallas’ next mayor. […]

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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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We Don’t Know What’s Going On, But Here’s a Story About Jaime Resendez And Where He Lives

By Bethany Erickson / February 1, 2019 / 0 Comments

Pretty much immediately after former WFAA-reporter-cum-political-candidate Brett Shipp posted that it appeared Dallas ISD school board trustee Jaime Resendez didn’t live in his district, we started poking around, too. Probably just like everyone else. And the Dallas Morning News did a few stories. Shipp continuously tweets about it. And we continued to quietly try to […]

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Dallas ISD CFO’s Retirement Announced at Board Meeting

By Bethany Erickson / December 19, 2018 / 0 Comments
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The good news? The Dallas ISD is on firm financial footing. The not-so-great news, but with a silver lining? The chief financial officer brought in to correct course feels confident enough to retire — again. Dallas ISD CFO Larry Throm lead the board through the district’s financial report during the Dec. 13 board meeting. After […]

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So About That School Board Meeting …

By Bethany Erickson / November 19, 2018 / 1 Comment

It was one of the more odd school board meetings I’ve covered, and I once watched a superintendent get fired over a $50,000 corrugated metal building, and sat through a back and forth about two percent versus whole milk that ended in tears. But last Thursday’s regularly called Dallas ISD board of trustees meeting ranks […]

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