Mike Miles

Dallas Public Schools: Miles Resigns, Smisko To Helm District

By Bethany Erickson / June 23, 2015 / 3 Comments

As expected, Mike Miles announced he would step down as superintendent of Dallas public schools at Thursday’s school board meeting. Once he tenders his resignation, deputy superintendent Ann Smisko will take the reins as the search for a new superintendent begins. Miles becomes the fourth superintendent to leave the district in 15 years. Dallas ISD […]

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Dallas Public Schools: Miles to Resign Today

By Bethany Erickson / June 23, 2015 / 2 Comments

Multiple news outlets are reporting that Dallas ISD superintendent Mike Miles will resign at a 9:30 a.m. press conference. Frankly, I don’t blame him. Even more frankly, I’m a little stunned he didn’t flip everyone the double bird months ago, and walk out backwards just to make sure we got the longest view of that […]

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Dallas Public Schools: Running an Urban School District

By Bethany Erickson / May 2, 2015 / 0 Comments

A lot of numbers, a lot of jargon, and a lot of arguing about data occurred last night as Dallas ISD trustees discussed Superintendent Mike Miles’ future with Dallas public schools. And a lot of people argue passionately on both sides of the issue about which data points we should listen to. It’s a lot […]

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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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Dallas Public Schools: Mike Miles’ Job in Jeopardy, School Board Votes Tomorrow

By Bethany Erickson / April 30, 2015 / 4 Comments

  Bill Rojas. Mike Moses. Michael Hinojosa. Mike Miles. That’s a list of the four people who have been Dallas ISD superintendent in the past 15 years. And if some on the current board of trustees have their way tomorrow at 4 p.m., Dallas public schools will be looking at a fifth superintendent in 15 […]

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Dallas Public Schools: Committed, For Now

By Bethany Erickson / November 24, 2014 / 9 Comments

Last week, I wrote about the decisions we have coming up regarding real estate, and our son’s education. And I love, love, love all the reader feedback and comments. This week? This week I’d like to talk about our thought process thus far. My husband and I are products of public schools – albeit not […]

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