Category Archives: Dallas ISD

Robert E. Lee? OK, but what about James Bowie?

  Dallas ISD is one of the latest school districts to go through the controversial process of erasing the names of slavery defenders from its schools. A difficult part that process is deciding where to stop. The old South, including … Continue reading

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A hangover from education “reform”

  In addition to the normal excitement and anticipation the new school year brings, Dallas ISD has the added benefit of beginning the year without Mike Miles as superintendent. You may recall that Miles abruptly ended his dictatorial reign over … Continue reading

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Beware of superintendents calling themselves “reformers”

  I was on vacation when Mike Miles finally quit his reign of dictatorial mediocrity at Dallas ISD, but I notice now that the Dallas school board paid the former superintendent $275,000 in a separation deal. That money could have … Continue reading

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Dallas ISD needs a superintendent, not a bully

  Mike Miles, the dictatorial superintendent of Dallas ISD, may or may not have skated closer to the precipice of getting fired when he recently ignored the wishes of a majority of his elected school board and terminated three principals, … Continue reading

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