Posts Tagged ‘Fort Worth school district’

J.R. Martinez Will Not Seek School Board Re-election

Eric Griffey
Joe Ralph (J.R.) Martinez said he will not seek re-election for his seat (District 8) on the Fort Worth School District’s Board of trustees. The seat was created last year after the board adopted a redistricting plan base...


Special Treatment

Arlington Heights staffers are furious about the lack of attention to some students’ needs.
The toilet sat for years behind a thin privacy screen at the back of a special education classroom at Arlington Heights High School. It’s finally gone, but faculty members say it still symbolizes the serious problems they see...


Turning Off the Spigot

Texas has changed its tune on turning kids into criminals, but Fort Worth may be lagging behind.
In 1995, during his State of the State address, then-Texas Gov. George W. Bush told the 74th Legislature, “We must adopt one policy for those who terrorize teachers or disrupt classrooms — zero tolerance.” He was respondi...

Reyna Removes Her Name from FW Super Contest

Sylvia Reyna, chief of administration for the Fort Worth school district who has been promoted by a group of LULAC members to be considered for the next superintendent of the district, officially took her name out of considerat...