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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

Dallas ISD Approves $50M Contract With Dallas Co. Schools

Dallas ISD Approves $50M Contract With Dallas Co. Schools

Dallas Independent School District trustees approved a $50 million contract with the school bus agency facing financial crises. Read More

Ex-DCS Budget Manager Denies Blame for Financial Mess

Ex-DCS Budget Manager Denies Blame for Financial Mess

The woman who used to manage the finances at Dallas County Schools is speaking out, saying she's not responsible for the financial crisis at the school bus agency. Read More

House Bill Filed Thursday Could Ultimately Dissolve DCS

House Bill Filed Thursday Could Ultimately Dissolve DCS

State Rep. Cindy Burkett filed a bill Thursday that would put the fate of DCS, the financially troubled school bus agency, back in the hands of local taxpayers. Read More

Texas Education Agency Reviewing Complaint Regarding DCS

Texas Education Agency Reviewing Complaint Regarding DCS

The Texas Education Agency confirms it has received a complaint regarding Dallas County Schools. Read More

DCS Board Members Grill Superintendent

DCS Board Members Grill Superintendent

At a board meeting Tuesday, new revelations shed more light on the growing financial mess at Dallas County Schools. Read More

DCS Strangled by Debt, Running Low on Money

DCS Strangled by Debt, Running Low on Money

Dallas County Schools says they may soon run out of money if they can’t renegotiate payments on millions of dollars of debt. Read More

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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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