Mike Miles | KERA News

Mike Miles

Bill Zeeble / KERA News

UPDATE: A Dallas schools investigation into an executive with a criminal background continues, and so may a Human Resources audit, even though that department  chief resigned three weeks ago. During Monday’s late night board meeting, trustees discussed the HR scandal and the response by superintendent Mike Miles.

Bill Zeeble / KERA News

Dallas school officials want to issue bonds for new or improved buildings – with a twist.  They’re not interested in asking voters for a bond package. Instead, they want to create a corporation that would issue the bonds. The school board discussed this Thursday night and KERA’s Bill Zeeble reports the idea has some pluses and minuses. 

Bill Zeeble / KERA News

The Texas Education Agency says there was no violation of the law in the October incident between Dallas Superintendent Mike Miles and Trustee Bernadette Nutall. That’s when Miles had school security forcibly take Nutall out of Dade Middle School.

Bill Zeeble / KERA News

Dallas teachers are nearing a key deadline in the evaluation system that Superintendent Mike Miles introduced this fall. He wants to reward teachers based on outstanding performance, not years served or advanced college degrees. That’s raised hackles among teacher organizations.

Bill Zeeble / KERA News

The Dallas school board will ask the Texas Education Agency to look into an incident last month at Dade Middle School.  That’s when Superintendent Mike Miles ordered officers to remove trustee Bernadette Nutall from campus.

Bill Zeeble / KERA News

Another jab in the Bernadette Nutall-Mike Miles tussle today: The Dallas school board member filed an “official oppression” complaint against the superintendent with the Dallas County District Attorney’s office. D.A. Craig Watkins hasn’t decided whether to proceed.

Bill Zeeble / KERA News

A top auditor with the Dallas school district was fired Thursday morning. The Dallas Morning News reports Don Smith was dismissed by his boss. Some board members reacted differently about the sudden dismissal.

Bill Zeeble / KERA News

Fallout continues over the forcible removal of a Dallas school board member last week from a campus. A long, closed-door meeting Monday night will soon lead to open meetings on what’s allowed and what’s not by trustees and the superintendent.

Bill Zeeble / KERA News

It was a different -- and upbeat -- Superintendent Mike Miles who praised the Dallas school district’s recent gains. Just a year ago, he almost got fired. On Tuesday, he delivered his state of the district speech.

Bill Zeeble / KERA News

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.

Pages