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Michael Hinojosa has moved a step closer to being crowned the permanent Dallas school superintendent -- again. School board members on Thursday signaled their willingness to forego a national search, and they could name Hinojosa the lone finalist next Tuesday.

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Dallas ISD Superintendent Mike Miles is expected to take credit for rising graduation rates and a new teacher evaluation system when he gives his State of the District address today. Critics are skeptical.

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District Judge Carl Ginsberg has ruled in favor of the Dallas ISD in the home-rule charter case regarding four teachers named so far to the 15-member charter commission.

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Dallas teachers hope a court hearing Friday will stop the home-rule effort designed to change the way the Dallas school district operates. The Alliance/AFT teacher organization brought the lawsuit.

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Dallas schools could be at a turning point. As officials consider a “home-rule” proposal that would remake the city's school system, here's a look at arguments against it. On Monday, we reported on home-rule supporters.

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In Garland, two dozen teachers are still in limbo. Recruited from other countries, they’re on the verge of losing their jobs and being deported when their H1-B visas expire. They're not alone. School systems and teachers across the country – and just down the highway in Dallas – are dealing with similar visa problems.

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Dallas school board members this evening will talk of dismissing or keeping Superintendent Mike Miles, according to their agenda. But they aren’t expected to decide.

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For the first time in more than 35 years, the largest teachers' group in Dallas, Alliance AFT, is calling for the district’s superintendent to be fired.

The demand comes just hours before tonight’s school board meeting, where Mike Miles will be on the hot seat. He'll be responding publicly for the first time to an investigation that found he interfered with an investigation into a district contract, and helped write a letter that criticized board members.

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Dallas’ Alliance-AFT teachers association is holding a press conference this morning to demand that embattled DISD superintendent Mike Miles be fired.

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For the first time, at least 10 percent of kids in more than 100 school districts nationwide are in charter schools. Dallas is one of those districts, according to a new report funded by charter schools. But while charter advocates are enthusiastic, some Dallas ISD teachers are not impressed.