Posts Tagged ‘Fort Worth ISD’

Franks Cleared

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On Thursday, Western Hills High School sociology teacher Kristopher Franks was cleared of all wrongdoing by interim Fort Worth schools superintendent Walter Dansby in a case that flared up last week when Franks sent a student, ...


Palazzolo is Back on the Payroll

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 Joe Palazzolo, former Arlington Heights High School assistant principal turned whistle blower, is back on the payroll of the Fort Worth school district  — plus he will be given a check for the back pay and benefits th...



Palazzolo Case Moves Closer to District Court

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Last night, the Fort Worth School Board voted to uphold hearing examiner Rick Rickman’s recommendation that embattled whistle blower and former Arlington Heights High School assistant principal Joe Palazzolo be terminated for...


Palazzolo Loses First Round

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It was not the outcome he wanted but it was the outcome he expected, said Jason Smith, attorney for Fort Worth ISD whistleblower Joe Palazzolo, given the fact that the judge was being paid by his opponent. Late Friday night he ...



Sharon Pate: 1, Melody Johnson: 0

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In another setback for Fort Worth schools’ superintendent Melody Johnson, the Texas Education Agency this week cleared former Diamond Hill Elementary School math teacher Sharon Pate of the district’s charge that last spring...


Hot FWISD Board Race to be Decided Saturday

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Tomorrow, May 8, is Election Day for four Fort Worth ISD single-member districts. Up for grabs are the seats held by incumbents Judy Needham, District 5, Christene Moss, District 3, Jean McClung, District 2, and Chris Hatch, Di...



Fort Worth ISD Candidates to Duke it Out Thursday

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A forum for candidates running in one of the hottest Fort Worth ISD board races in recent memory will be held this Thursday, April 29, at the Wedgewood Baptist Church, Rm 130-B from 6 until 7:30 pm.         The church is...


FWISD Race Continues to Heat Up

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The number of folks who want to shape the policies of the Fort Worth ISD has now grown to eight as all four of the trustees running for reelection in May have challengers — and, for the first time in decades, the challengers ...



Office of Civil Rights Clears FWISD

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There’s little doubt that the Fort Worth ISD needed some good news to offset a couple of bouts of negative publicity over the past few months, first with its finance department’s embarrassing admission that the district ove...