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Joe Palazzolo

How Long in Attorneys’ Years?

Fort Worth Weekly
It seems like 2010 was an eternity ago. A devastating earthquake rocked Haiti. The Hurt Locker won an Oscar. The controversial “don’t ask / don’t tell” law was repealed. And Joe Palazzolo blew the whistle on various wro...


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Linda LaBeau to Run for School Board Against Needham

Eric Griffey
Over the weekend, Linda LaBeau filed to run for the district 5 school board seat that Judy Needham has held since 1996. LaBeau, who works as a facilitator for parents with children with learning disabilities and mediator for pa...



Sutherland: “It is time this board requires our superintendent and board president to follow this rule.” Lee Chastain

Disenfranchised

Sutherland can’t get on her own board’s agenda to ask about frequent tests and employee bullying.
ERIC GRIFFEY
Embattled Fort Worth school board trustee Ann Sutherland is no stranger to conflict with school district officials. Two years ago she was censured for asking too many questions. Last year she was threatened by the district’s ...


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A New Mouthpiece

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Joe Palazzolo is burning through attorneys the way Elizabeth Taylor went through husbands. In March, the former assistant principal at Arlington Heights High was awarded more than $2 million in his wrongful termination suit aga...



Dansby posed with a Good Hands Crew last year. Courtesy Kyev Tatum

Good Hands, Bad News

Kids in a summer work program get caught in the middle.
JEFF PRINCE
The Fort Worth school district and the Rev. Kyev Tatum are blaming each other for a gutted summer work program that left 100 teens and young adults shortchanged by a total of about $60,000, with nobody stepping forward to foot ...


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School District Files For New Trial in the Palazzolo Case

Eric Griffey
The Fort Worth school district on Thursday filed a motion for a new trial in the wrongful termination case of former Arlington Height High School assistant principal Joe Palazzolo. In March, a state court jury awarded the whist...



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Fort Worth School District Will Appeal Palazzolo Case – UPDATED

Eric Griffey
Updated by Melissa Wylie The Fort Worth School District will be appealing the verdict of the Joe Palazzolo trial. In March, the former Arlington Heights assistant principal turned whistleblower was awarded $2.4 million in his w...


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Laundry Day

A lot of the Fort Worth school district’s dirty laundry got aired in Joe Palazzolo’s trial.
ERIC GRIFFEY, @ericgriffey
There is nothing quiet about the courtroom on the second floor of the Wise County courthouse. The cherrywood floors in the 118-year-old building creak with every step, and heavy, unforgiving wooden pews moan loudly at the sligh...



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Laundry Day

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The four-year saga of former Arlington Heights assistant principal Joe Palazzolo looks to be coming to an end. A jury could reach a verdict as soon as Wednesday in the trial of his whistleblower suit against the Fort Worth scho...


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School District Whistleblower Files Defamation Suit Against Superintendent

Eric Griffey
The wrongful termination trial of Joe Palazzolo is set to start later this month in Decatur, but that’s not the only score the former assistant principal at Arlington Heights wants to settle with the Fort Worth school dis...