Posts Tagged ‘johnson’

Joe Ross Left Out of FWST List of School District Supers

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In the Fort Worth Star-Telegram’s long list of superintendents who have served the Fort Worth schools, published in today’s paper, one name was curiously left out:  Joe Ross.  Ross, a long-time district adminis...


Breaking News: Melody Johnson to Resign

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Fort Worth Weekly has just learned from Fort Worth school trustee Ann Sutherland that Superintendent Melody Johnson has told her board that she will be resigning effective September 19.   Johnson is in her sixth year as hea...



Education Is Fair Game

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To the editor: Recent articles in a local newspaper portrayed mayoral candidate Cathy Hirt as creating an adversarial relationship with the Fort Worth school district and Superintendent Melody Johnson over the interpretation of...


Clear as Mud

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In what can only mean more grief for Fort Worth schools superintendent Melody Johnson, a Texas Education Agency audit report released last week concluded that the district “erroneously over-reported attendance” at Arlington...



Another Win for the AHHS Whistleblower

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On Saturday, former Arlington Heights High School assistant principal and whistleblower Joe Palazzolo received a letter from the Texas Education Agency director of field audits, Dorinda Cavazos Wheeless, that “was music to my...


Civility in the FWISD or Politics as Usual?

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Is civility, like beauty, only in the eye (or ear) of the beholder?  That’s what some Fort Worth school board trustees are asking after discovering that a group is organizing under the banner of “Put Our Students First,”...



A Small but Significant Win for Palazzolo

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It’s not a big win, but it’s a win nonetheless and Joe Palazzolo needs a few these days. The former assistant principal and whistleblower at Arlington Heights High School here whose firing by Superintendent Melody Johnson w...


Palazzolo v FWISD Update

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The last day of the hearings on the former Arlington Heights High School assistant principal and noted whistleblower Joe Palazzolo’s appeal of his firing by the district was full of fireworks, the most explosive following the...



Another FWISD Teacher is Threatened With Retaliation

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Blockbuster testimony today that Fort Worth school district lawyers threatened a friendly witness following his testimony yesterday on behalf of Joe Palazzolo may have blown the lid off the district’s entire case that Palazzo...


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 ...