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Former DCS Superintendent Gets Generous Retirement Deal

Former DCS Superintendent Gets Generous Retirement Deal

Rick Sorrells, the former superintendent of Dallas County Schools, is being paid generously to leave the troubled school bus agency, according to documents obtained by NBC 5 Investigates. Read More

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Weatherford ISD Terminates Agreement With DCS

Weatherford ISD Terminates Agreement With DCS

The Weatherford Independent School District Board of Trustees votes to terminate the agreement with Dallas County Schools. Read More

DCS Superintendent Retires Amid NBC 5 Investigation

DCS Superintendent Retires Amid NBC 5 Investigation

The man in charge of the largest school bus operation in North Texas it out. Rick Sorrells the superintendent of Dallas County schools retired under a cloud of controversy as the agency deals with a financial crisis and questions... Read More

Report Suggests Law Enforcement May Investigate DCS

Report Suggests Law Enforcement May Investigate DCS

It appears law enforcement officials may be asking questions about the financial crisis at Dallas County Schools. Read More

DCS Superintendent Steps Down

DCS Superintendent Steps Down

The man in charge of Dallas County Schools, the largest school bus operation in North Texas, is out of a job Wednesday night. Read More

DCS Bet $1M of Camera Equipment on Failed Houston Deal

DCS Bet $1M of Camera Equipment on Failed Houston Deal

More than 200 miles south of Dallas, school buses have been rolling through the streets of Houston equipped with camera systems paid for by Dallas County taxpayers. Read More

DCS Superintendent Rick Sorrells May Resign

DCS Superintendent Rick Sorrells May Resign

It appears the man in charge of Dallas County Schools may be on his way out. Read More

Sen. Royce West Calls for DCS Super's Resignation

Sen. Royce West Calls for DCS Super's Resignation

State Sen. Royce West says it's time for Dallas County Schools Superintendent Rick Sorrells to step down but doesn't support a bill calling for the agency's dismantling. Read More

Senators Want DCS Abolished, Superintendent's Resignation

Senators Want DCS Abolished, Superintendent's Resignation

Dallas County Schools Superintendent Rick Sorrells and Board President Larry Duncan responded Tuesday to a call for the superintendent's resignation as well as a bill that would abolish the beleaguered school bus provider by 2018. Read More

Sen. Huffines to Introduce Bill That Would Close DCS

Sen. Huffines to Introduce Bill That Would Close DCS

NBC 5 Investigates has obtained details of a new plan to shut down Dallas County Schools, the troubled government school bus agency that is in serious financial trouble. 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"

See all awards won by NBC 5 Investigates here.

 

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