Dallas School Board Votes To Rename Three Schools


DALLAS, TX — The Dallas ISD school board voted Thursday to rename three elementary school campuses formerly named for Confederate generals. CBSDFW reported the board, comprised of parents, teachers and community members, voted unanimously to pass the renaming resolution. Stonewall Jackson Elementary will become Mockingbird Elementary School, Robert E. Lee Elemetntary will become Geneva Heights […]

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Dallas Fort Worth Airport Kicks Off Holiday Travel With Cheer

Airport Kicks

DALLAS, TX — From PRNewswire: More than 7.7 million customers will be welcomed to Dallas Fort Worth International Airport with a new holiday experience throughout the peak winter travel season. Decorations highlighted by a 37-foot tall tree that customers can walk through to see a snowflake light display and an on-going series of surprise events […]

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Foster kids are at risk of dropping out of school, but a new Dallas ISD pilot aims for diplomas and more

Staff Photographer Foster kids in Dallas ISD will be getting extra help navigating high school and beyond, thanks to a nearly half-million-dollar grant from the Texas Workforce Commission. DISD and non-profit CitySquare and its Transition Resource Action Center (TRAC) were awarded $498,051 to launch a two-year pilot program targeted at current and former foster children […]

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Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez Could Run For Governor In 2018

DALLAS, TX — Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez said Monday in an interview she is considering running against Gov. Greg Abbott in Texas’ 2018 gubernatorial race. She told Texas Tribune she is in the "exploratory process," meaning she has not decided at this time if she will enter the race. Should she run, Valdez face […]

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Ezekiel Elliott, Dallas Cowboys run wild vs. San Francisco 49ers

Dallas Cowboys Ezekiel Elliott (21) runs past San Francisco 49ers Earl Mitchell in the second quarter at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California on October 22, 2017. Elliott ran for 147 yards as the Cowboys whooped the winless Niners 40-10. Photo by Terry Schmitt/UPI SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Getting a week off then playing the […]

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