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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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On Friday at 4 p.m., Dallas school board members will meet to decide the future of superintendent Mike Miles.

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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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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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Backers of the effort to remake the Dallas school system on Thursday turned in more than enough signatures to force the school board to act on the home-rule effort. Here’s a look at the hurdles ahead.

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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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Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings apologized Tuesday for the bumbling launch of the home-rule school proposal that could change the way Dallas schools are governed and run.  

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An upstart move is underway to change the way Dallas schools and its board operate. Dallas school trustees met Monday night to get more information on the proposal that’s never been tried before in Texas. Board members learned, in part, that if the effort succeeds, they could all be out of a job.

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By a nearly two-to-one margin, first-time candidate Miguel Solis defeated another newcomer, Kristi Lara, in the Dallas school board race for District 8. Solis' victory on Tuesday might represent another vote in support of embattled Superintendent Mike Miles.

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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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Supporters of Dallas Superintendent Mike Miles believe he can still be effective despite an investigation into whether the school leader interfered with the granting of a contract.  Critics say community trust has evaporated.

The investigation report is due today in this latest controversy of Miles’ contentious tenure.