Joyce Foreman

Charming New Renovation Zoned for Terrific DA Hulcy STEAM

By Bethany Erickson / August 24, 2019 / 0 Comments
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Dallas ISD school board trustee Joyce Foreman has a lot to brag about in her district these days, and that includes DA Hulcy STEAM Middle School. “I certainly think there are some good stories about schools in Southwest Oak Cliff,” Foreman told us. “We recently turned an elementary school into a TAG Magnet, there is […]

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Election 101: Dallas ISD District 6 Needs A Collaborator

By Bethany Erickson / April 27, 2017 / 0 Comments

As we take a look at Dallas ISD District 6 today, keep in mind that through next Tuesday, early voting means you, too, can walk in, do your civic duty, and walk back out in less time than it takes to pick up your dry cleaning. Yesterday, between tutoring for Reading Partners and carpool, I […]

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Dallas Elections Attract Bumper Crop of Filers

By Bethany Erickson / February 20, 2017 / 3 Comments
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Fourteen Dallas City Council seats and three Dallas Independent School District trustee seats are up for grabs on May 6. I’ll start saying this early — as I always do: It can cost somewhere around $1 million to hold an election, and in most May Dallas elections, we see less than 10 percent of voters […]

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Dallas Public Schools: DCAD vs. Fair Market Value

By Bethany Erickson / April 29, 2016 / 3 Comments

As you’ve probably read by now, the Dallas Independent School District’s Board of Trustees voted 5-3 last night to purchase the building at 9400 N. Central Expressway in a bid to consolidate the district’s various departments that are currently spread all over Dallas County. We can debate the merits of having a building where hundreds […]

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Dallas Public Schools: It’s Official – Hinojosa’s at the Helm

By Bethany Erickson / October 6, 2015 / 0 Comments
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To nobody’s surprise, the Dallas school board voted 6-1 to approve the hiring of former Dallas ISD superintendent Michael Hinojosa to his old post permanently. He had been serving as interim superintendent of Dallas public schools since June. The lone dissenting vote was Joyce Foreman. Hinojosa will be paid $350,000 a year, and will still […]

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Dallas Public Schools: Mike Miles Lives to Fight Another Day

By Bethany Erickson / May 1, 2015 / 3 Comments

I’ll have more later after I’ve had time to go through my notes, but brief rundown of tonight’s called meeting of the Dallas ISD Board of Trustees, with the lone item on the agenda being a discussion of superintendent Mike Miles’ employment status was contentious, and that may even be an understatement. The meeting lasted […]

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