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Another LGBT Issue for Dansby’s Plate

Just as Superintendent Walter Dansby thought the firestorm over derogatory remarks made against Kristopher Franks,a gay faculty member at Western Hills High School, had...

FW Redistricting Hearing Set for Tuesday at City Hall

   Notice: Fort Worth City Council Redistricting Public Hearing coming up Tuesday evening, 7 p.m.., October 18 at City Hall, 1000 Throckmorton, Council Chamber. Topic:...

Big Brother is Alive and Well in the Fort Worth ISD —and the S-T...

Fort Worth school trustee Ann Sutherland has been regularly trashed by the Fort Worth Star-Telegram’s opinion writers from everything as legitimate as her request...

Rest in Peace – Wangari Maathai

        Wangari Maathai, Ph.D. Nobel Peace Prize Winner from Kenya, died of ovarian cancer Sunday, September 25, 2011.  She was 71. Best known for...

Franks Cleared

On Thursday, Western Hills High School sociology teacher Kristopher Franks was cleared of all wrongdoing by interim Fort Worth schools superintendent Walter Dansby in...

Civil Rights Lawsuit Postponed for Another Day

  Last night the Fort Worth ISD voted 5-4 to table the latest redistricting plan that would have weakened minority voting strength in probably three...

Civil Rights or Civil Rights Lawsuit? FWISD Board to Decide Tonight

It’s called “cracking” by the courts, long-time civil-rights lawyer Jason Smith wrote in an op-ed piece recently in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. It is...

The Race is On for District 90

Carlos Vasquez, Fort Worth school board member since 2008, has thrown his hat into another political ring: challenging state representative Lon Burnam in the...

FWISD in Palazzolo Case Claims Racial Misidentification by Hearing Examiner a “Typo”

  The Fort Worth school district through its attorney, Walsh Anderson, recently filed a petition in the 348th District Court appealing the Commissioner of Education’s...

Palazzolo is Back on the Payroll

 Joe Palazzolo, former Arlington Heights High School assistant principal turned whistle blower, is back on the payroll of the Fort Worth school district  -- plus...