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Dallas Public Schools: How to Keep an Eye on School Board Meetings (and Still Eat Dinner)

By Bethany Erickson / September 2, 2015 / 0 Comments

So, you probably feel like you should be keeping an eye on the school board meetings. But those meetings, you hear, can be marathon sessions of wrangling and hyperbole and you have a four-year-old to put to bed. You have sleeping to do. You have a life to live. This is probably why I got […]

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Dallas Public Schools: So What’s This Bond Election About, Anyway?

By Bethany Erickson / August 20, 2015 / 4 Comments

If Wednesday’s town hall in North Dallas was typical, trustees spent 60 percent of their time explaining the potential bond election, and 40 percent of their time explaining the superintendent search – despite the fact that the subject matter was prominently advertised. More on that in a second. Tomorrow at noon, the Dallas ISD board […]

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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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Election Day 101: Six Vie for Three Seats on Dallas ISD Board of Trustees

By Bethany Erickson / April 24, 2015 / 4 Comments

Did you know it costs somewhere in the neighborhood of one million dollars – $1 million of our tax dollars – for Dallas ISD’s portion of a May election? And did you know next to nobody votes in May elections? Because it’s true. That being said, it is ridiculously easy to vote (provided you have […]

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