Dallas Home Rule Charter: A Back Door to Corporate Reform

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Group pushes for election to remake Dallas ISD as freer home rule district

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The great Dallas plunder

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Home rule fact sheet

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Facts

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Hot for Charter: Inside the Radical Play to Reinvent Dallas Schools

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SOPS: A taxpayer funded gravy train

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3 sources say home rule was pitched with Dallas mayor running schools

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Save our schools from a mean-spirited corporate reform model and Mayor Mike Rawlings hostile takeover

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Questions on home rule in DISD

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DISD home rule commission votes against writing charter

 

Defeated, but still at it

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Bill would give Dallas ISD some options from failed home-rule proposal

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Anchia’s bill to change DISD: HB 2579

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Texas loves TFA

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Bill: HB 1060

What Dallas ISD Really Needs

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What Makes a School Administrator an Effective School Leader?

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Why Finland’s schools are top-notch

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Why do the education reformers ignore Finland’s best practices?

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Dr. Brian Binggeli, new superintendent of Plano ISD

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Superintendents issue ‘clear and compelling vision’ for school reform

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Tranformational Leadership

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Guiding principles for a more enlightened U.S. education policy

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Arlington ISD: RESOLUTION REGARDING HIGH-STAKES ASSESSMENTS

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Letter from Katy ISD school board

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SUCCESSFUL TEXAS SCHOOLWIDE PROGRAMS: RESEARCH STUDY RESULTS

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How teachers want to evaluate their students

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Miami-Dade Schools dumps 290 district-created tests

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A Connecticut superintendent speaks out against failed reforms

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Superintendent: Cuomos education plan the worst in New York history

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An Illinois superintendent writes a great letter to parents

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Ohio superintendent says enough is enough

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Ohio superintendent: testing is out of control

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Superintendent: standardized testing vs future ready

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Ohio superintendent: ‘I am profoundly concerned’ about new Common Core tests

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List of North Texas school districts using PDAS teacher evaluation system

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PDAS Forms

 

Dallas School Board and Mayoral Elections

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Dallas ISD School Board Elections

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Dallas: Teachers and Parents, Save the Public Schools! Vote!

Recommended candidates in bold

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Dr. Kyle Renard for DISD district 1

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David Lewis for DISD district 3

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Bernadette Nutall for DISD district 9  (incumbent)

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Poll: Which candidates will win in the 2015 Dallas ISD board election?

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Flores-Renard matchup in Dallas ISD race is a rematch from 2009

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Mike Miles becomes focus of Dallas ISD District 3 school board race

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Two candidates back for rematch for Dallas ISD District 9 seat

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Dallas ISD school board candidates have raised nearly $300,000 so far

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3 Dallas ISD candidates hold substantial funding leads
(read comment section)

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Campaign Finance Reports

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Dallas ISD, District 1

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Dallas ISD, District 3

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Dallas ISD, District 9

 

Dallas Mayoral Election

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Marcos Ronquillo for Mayor of Dallas

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Dallas Mayor

 

thumbs down

 

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DISD teacher on leave after sending critical e-mail

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Strange bedfellows: Edwin Flores, Monty Bennett and the Dallas Regional Chamber

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In Gutting Learning Centers, the Dallas ISD Clearly Has Learned Nothing in 39 Years

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Edwin Flores Again, Seriously?

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Big ALEC and little ALEC together in Dallas

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Big Dallas plunder opens door to wholesale school privatization (supporters of Dan Micciche)
(*please note – Trustee Nutall is no longer accepting support from PAC’s who support home rule charter)

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What explains school board candidate Damarcus Offord’s rise to prominance

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Deceptive tactics by Damarcus Offord should not be rewarded in trustees district 9 race

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Damarcus Offord Threatens School Board Members

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3 sources say home rule was pitched with Dallas mayor running schools

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3 Blind Mikes – Mayor Mike Rawlings – Trustee Mike Morath – Superintendent Mike Miles support the radical takeover of Dallas ISD financed by secret rich backers

 

Election Results

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Micciche, Flores and Nutall win Dallas ISD school board races

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Edwin Flores, a Mike Miles supporter, returning to Dallas ISD board

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How much did it cost Dallas ISD school board candidates to win?

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Editorial: In season of change, voters show strong support for Rawlings and Miles