Posts Tagged ‘Fort Worth schools’

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...


Will FWISD Trustees Break Drilling Moratorium Deal Tonight?

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Tonight, Tuesday, Dec. 14, a school board meeting will be held that  could affect gas drilling safety at 43 Fort Worth schools, almost half of them in the East and Southeast sides of the city. Parents and all interest...



A Good and Bad Night for Fort Worth Schools Super

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Fort Worth schools superintendent Melody Johnson got a three-year extension on  her contract last night with a 6-3 vote, again benefitting from the lopsided board majority she continues to have in her corner —but she didn’...


To No One’s Surprise, Whistleblower Gets the Axe

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After numerous impassioned and emotional speeches on his behalf, the Fort Worth school board last night voted 6-3 to fire Joe Palazzolo, the embattled ex- assistant principal and whistleblower at Arlington Heights High School. ...



Super Wants AHHS Whistleblower Fired

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It is not official yet — the Fort Worth school trustees as well as a Texas Education Agency hearings examiner will still have to hear his case — but if they uphold district superintendent Melody Johnson’s recommendation, ...


Mr. Holland’s Opus Helps Daggett Middle School

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Seventy-six trombones led the big parade. … Well, not exactly. But for Daggett Middle School two trombones, two French horns, three trumpets, and four euphoniums will do nicely, thank you. The Fort Worth school has just recei...



AHHS Whistleblower Suspended

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                        Fort Worth schools spokesperson Barbara Giffith confirmed today that former Arlington Heights High School assistant principal Joe Palazzolo, the whistle-blower in the recent Fort Wo...


FWISD Administrators Put on Administrative Leave in AHHS Investigation

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In the Fort Worth schools’ investigation of alleged wrongdoings at Arlington Heights High School that is reported in this week’s paper, “Powder Keg,” the school district has just announced that former Heights pr...