Diane Ragsdale Dallas Home-Rule School Opponents Fear They'll Lose Representation And Rights By Bill Zeeble • Apr 29, 2014 Bill Zeeble / KERA News 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. Activists Rally Against Home-Rule Effort In Dallas Schools By Bill Zeeble • Mar 25, 2014 Bill Zeeble / KERA News Thirty community activists and teacher representatives rallied against the home-rule effort, which could change the way Dallas schools are run. Opponents to a new charter -- freed from some state rules -- could violate rules of democracy.