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Joy Resmovits

'My School Is More Of A Prison To Me' | Joy Resmovits | Posted 06.12.2013 | Politics

Ashley Brown, a Dallas high school sophomore, missed four days of school after her grandmother died. Shortly after that, a teacher taking roll missed ...

Dallas ISD Trustees Revisit Extended Teacher Workday

Posted 11.08.2012 | Education

Dallas Independent School District trustees will meet Thursday to discuss their controversial decision to extend teacher workdays by 45 minutes — a ...

School Nurse Stole Kids' ADD Drugs, Replaced With Prescription Painkillers

Posted 12.25.2012 | Education

Dallas school nurse Rebecca Baily-Long is on paid administrative leave after allegedly stealing prescription drugs from students. Bailey-Long is ac...

Educators Sanctioned In Cheating Scandals Get Recycled At Other Schools

texas watchdog | Steve Miller | Posted 11.02.2016 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of Texas Watchdog. Principal Robert Earl Peters Jr. left the Dallas school district in 2009 as the district and sta...

New Style of Superintendent?

Richard Whitmire | Posted 06.09.2012 | Education
Richard Whitmire

The Harrison reforms started with superintendent Mike Miles asking a question: If 80 percent of my budget is devoted to salaries, shouldn't salaries be linked to performance? Sounds logical, but in the school world, that's radical thinking.

'Exemplary' School Only Taught 2 Subjects, Faked Other Grades

Posted 01.22.2012 | Education

A Dallas elementary school that was given "exemplary" status for academic achievement only taught its third graders reading and math last year, and fa...