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DCS Could Still End Up Bankrupt After Surviving Election

DCS Could Still End Up Bankrupt After Surviving Election

The financial ratings agency Moody’s said in a report Friday that Dallas County Schools could still end up in bankruptcy, even if it survives a November election vote that could shut the agency down. Read More

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DCS Short Hundreds of Bus Drivers Just Weeks Before School

DCS Short Hundreds of Bus Drivers Just Weeks Before School

Dallas ISD leaders want to know if the Dallas County Schools bus agency has enough drivers to be able to get kids to school on time this year. Read More

New Records Show DCS Bus Drivers Still Running Red Lights

New Records Show DCS Bus Drivers Still Running Red Lights

More Dallas County Schools bus drivers have been ticketed for driving dangerously, new records show. Read More

DCS Faces Bus Driver Shortage Before School Starts

DCS Faces Bus Driver Shortage Before School Starts

Struggling school bus agency Dallas County Schools is short on drivers, and there are concerns about whether there will be enough drivers to get all of the kids to class. Read More

Investigations
Thursday, Jul 27, 2017
Inspections Already Underway for State Fair of Texas

Inspections Already Underway for State Fair of Texas

State Fair of Texas officials say the fair has the toughest amusement ride inspection process in the country. Read More

Investigations
Wednesday, Jul 19, 2017
Incoming Dallas Police Chief Speaks Exclusively With NBC 5

Incoming Dallas Police Chief Speaks Exclusively With NBC 5

The next chief of the Dallas Police Department is unlike any other in the city's history. Detroit Deputy Police Chief Renee Hall will become the first woman to lead the Dallas police force. Read More

DCS Board Angers Some Drivers Who Pledged to Help It Survive

DCS Board Angers Some Drivers Who Pledged to Help It Survive

Board members at Dallas County Schools voted Tuesday to no longer guarantee bus drivers a minimum of 30 hours of work each week. Read More

Embattled School Bus Agency DCS Gets $8 Million Lifeline

Embattled School Bus Agency DCS Gets $8 Million Lifeline

Dallas County Schools obtained an $8.75 million short-term loan Tuesday that will help the troubled school bus agency cover its operating expenses through the end of the year. Read More

DCS Drivers Voice Frustration as Pay Cuts Discussed

DCS Drivers Voice Frustration as Pay Cuts Discussed

Some bus drivers for Dallas County Schools vented their frustration at administrators Wednesday after learning their pay and benefits may be slashed. Read More

Dallas County Schools Board Decides Against Pay Raises

Dallas County Schools Board Decides Against Pay Raises

There will be no pay raises next year for employees at Dallas County Schools. Read More

Awards

2015

Lone Star Emmy Awards, Lone Star Chapter
Investigative Report Single Story: “Injured Heroes, Broken Promises”
Military: “Injured Heroes, Broken Promises”
Education/Schools: “The Texas High School Helmet Tracker”

The RTDNA Gannett Foundation
Al Neuharth Award for Investigative Journalism: “Injured Heroes, Broken Promises”

National Edward R. Murrow Award
Investigative Reporting
"Injured Heroes, Broken Promises"

National Edward R. Murrow Award
Continuing Coverage
"Fire in the Attic"

National Edward R. Murrow Award
News Series
"Injured Heroes, Broken Promises"

First Amendment Awards: Multimedia Project,
Society of Professional Journalists, Fort Worth Chapter
"Injured Heroes, Broken Promises"

First Amendment Awards: Best Investigation, Broadcast Large Market
Society of Professional Journalists, Fort Worth Chapter
"Injured Heroes, Broken Promises"

Texas AP Broadcasters Award: Best Investigation
"Injured Heroes, Broken Promises"

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