Posts Tagged ‘Joe Palazzolo’
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Like Sands Through the Hourglass

Fort Worth Weekly
Like any good soap opera, the Joe Palazzolo saga has had its moments of high drama. Two weeks ago a Decatur judge set a March 18 date for the former vice principal turned whistleblower’s second shot at a courtroom showdown wi...


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Joe Palazzolo Changes Attorney

Eric Griffey
In a press release, Dallas attorney Victoria Neave announced she will replace Jason Smith as Joe Palazzolo’s attorney in his whistle blower case against the Fort Worth School district. The judge in the case approved the s...



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Back to Court

A failed settlement of Joe Palazzolo’s lawsuit may shine more light on school district problems.
Eric Griffey | Photos By Lee Chastain
A look of excited relief washed over Joe Palazzolo’s face as he stood in the hallway of the Wise County courthouse. His attorney had just informed him that Fort Worth school district lawyers had tentatively agreed to a settle...


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Palazzolo Attorney Files Motion For Leaked Audio

Eric Griffey
Today, the attorney for Joe Palazzolo filed a motion in the Wise County courts to compel the Fort Worth School District to produce the leaked audio of the board’s executive session on June 17.  The special meeting was ca...



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School Board Executive Session Leaked (Update)

Eric Griffey
A recording of the executive session of last Monday’s special school board meeting was leaked…by the school district. An hour-long recording of the school board trustees talking behind closed doors about the settlement agre...


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A Win with Asterisks

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In state district court last week, an attorney for the Fort Worth school district called former assistant principal Joe Palazzolo a liar, a bully, and a racist. On Monday night, the school board voted 7-0 to ratify a settlement...



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A Win For Joe Palazzolo

Eric Griffey
The Fort Worth school district, whose attorney on Tuesday called former assistant principal Joe Palazzolo a liar and a bully, on Wednesday morning agreed to a settlement that gives the whistleblower pretty much everything he as...


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Joe Palazzolo’s Whistle-Blower Trial: Day 1

Eric Griffey
At the Wise County Courthouse’s 271st judicial district court, the long-awaited trial of former Arlington Heights assistant principal and whistle-blower Joe Palazzolo began today. Fort Worth Weekly first reported on the a...



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Round up the Usual Suspects

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Static is working hard on a new filing system. For example, the file marked “Not At All Surprising But Still Disappointing” is filled with news bits relating to Arlington Heights High School. Though Fort Worth Weekly has sp...


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School Board Elects Judy Needham as President

Eric Griffey
At its meeting on Tuesday Night, the Fort Worth School Board of Trustees elected Judy Needham as its president, replacing T.A. Simms. Needham was first elected to the board in1996, and is its third longest-tenured member. She i...