Politics

Palazzolo V FWISD Hearings Resume Today

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For those readers following the case of former Arlington Heights High School assistant principal Joe Palazzolo’s appeal of his firing before a Texas Education Agency hearing examiner, the public hearing will resume today ...


Day Two: Joe Palazzolo V FWISD

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Day two of Joe Palazzolo’s appeal of his termination last fall by Superintendent Melody Johnson got off to a good start for the beleaguered former assistant principal and whistleblower at Arlington Heights High School on Frid...



Highlights of the Palazzolo/AHHS Hearings

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 “I was told early in the investigation by someone in the [administration] to be afraid of Mr. Palazzolo. …To ‘be careful.’” —Testimony from Margaret Renfro, recent graduate of Arlington Heights High School and a w...


TEA Hearings to Begin on Palazzolo Case

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On January 27 at 9 in the morning, Texas Education Agency hearings will begin at the Fort Worth school district administration building in the case of the wrongful firing of former Arlington Heights High School assistant princ...



Naval Academy Gospel Choir Will Kick Off MLK Celebrations

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  On Friday, Jan 14 from 2 pm to 4 pm at Trimble Tech High School, the U. S. Navy Academy Gospel Choir will open the first of the four-day KingFEST events celebrating the birth and life of the martyred Civil Rights leader Mart...


Sarah Palin Blood Libel Is Non-Kosher Gas On Fire

Jeff Prince
Sarah Palin didn’t need to apologize regarding the attempted assassination of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. And she didn’t apologize. But, true to her ditzy ways, she still opened her mouth and weighed in on the matter, ...



Needham Opens FWISD New Year With Name Calling “Fireworks”

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From: Needham, Judy (Board Member) <JUDY.NEEDHAM@fwisd.org> Sent: Wednesday, December 29, 2010 2:23 PM To: Sutherland, Ann (Board Member) <Ann.Sutherland@fwisd.org>; (With copies to the other Fort Worth school board...


Rick Perry? Really?

Jimmy Fowler
Rick Perry – “Texan of the Year.” Really, Dallas Morning News? The paper’s citation is given annually to “a Texan who has had an uncommon impact; who exemplifies Texas traits of trailblazing, independence, and...



DADT Died, McCain Wept

Jimmy Fowler
Tomorrow morning (Dec 22) at 8:15am President Obama will sign the legislation to repeal Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell. Here’s what won’t happen: Helpless hetero Marines won’t get cornered by their predatory homo showermates. ...


Free Jafar Panahi!

Kristian Lin
Terrible news from Iran, as filmmaker Jafar Panahi has been sentenced to six years in prison and banned from making movies for the next 20. The director of The White Balloon and Offside was arrested last March but freed on bail...