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DISD’s shadow over Jubilee Park

Christmas is in the air! The holiday season should be a time of joy and hope for all.  But the truth is it’s tough to have hope when you and your family are faced with the...

DISD’s shadow over Jubilee Park
posted on: Dec 19, 2014 | author: admin

Something sinister at the heart of DISD

In the aftermath of DISD’s vision, our world as we know it in Jubilee Park is in a state of destruction and confusion.  Welcome to our neighborhood: No Safe Haven for...

Something sinister at the heart of DISD
posted on: Oct 31, 2014 | author: admin

Trustee Mike Morath worked to keep Joyce Foreman off Dallas ISD s...

Dallas Morning News By:  Matthew Hagg Dallas ISD trustee Mike Morath gave $15,000 to a school board candidate this summer to help her defeat Joyce Foreman, who won the District 6...

Trustee Mike Morath worked to keep Joyce Foreman off Dallas ISD school board
posted on: Aug 14, 2014 | author: admin

More Dallas ISD schools fail to meet state accountability standar...

Dallas Morning News By: Matthew Hagg More Dallas ISD schools failed to meet to state academic standards in the 2013-14 school year than in the previous year. According to Texas...

More Dallas ISD schools fail to meet state accountability standards
posted on: Aug 14, 2014 | author: admin

Hmm, Sounds familiar…

Far East Dallas’ Mata and Mount Auburn elementaries to be repurposed Dallas ISD board members on Thursday approved a plan to repurpose and add new programs at Mount...

Hmm, Sounds familiar…
posted on: Apr 30, 2014 | author: admin

Community Matters

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, a well-known comic book artist helps the affected Jubilee Park community with artistic ventures that spread a powerful message of hope,...

Community Matters
posted on: Feb 10, 2014 | author: admin

No answers about commission rate paid to broker

Dallas ISD bought 14 acres for a new Dade Middle School in South Dallas (background) and paid a real estate firm to broker the transactions. The district’s auditor has...

No answers about commission rate paid to broker
posted on: Dec 31, 2013 | author: admin

Property owners question commission in DISD deal

By: MATTHEW HAAGThe Dallas Morning Newsmhaag@dallasnews.comPublished: 07 December 2013 10:02 PM When Dallas ISD bought 14 acres for a new middle school in South Dallas,...

Property owners question commission in DISD deal
posted on: Dec 31, 2013 | author: admin

Vandals and thieves trashing Dallas ISD’s closed schools

It’s shocking to know that Dallas ISD wasted our tax dollars on destroying then reconstructing O.M. Roberts while perfectly good schools are abandoned, underutilized and...

Vandals and thieves trashing Dallas ISD’s closed schools
posted on: Nov 6, 2013 | author: admin

As O.M. Roberts Elementary Opens in Jubilee Park..

Dallas Observer By Amy SilversteinTue., Aug. 27 2013 at 9:00 AM On Monday, the same day a big new elementary school re-opened in Jubilee Park, a woman who lives near the school...

As O.M. Roberts Elementary Opens in Jubilee Park..
posted on: Sep 4, 2013 | author: admin

Divided and Destroyed Thanks to DISD and Jubilee

Soon, the 4-1/2 year conflict over the O.M. Roberts Elementary project, and lingering concerns for the affected community, will be supplanted by the hype and celebration over the...

Divided and Destroyed Thanks to DISD and Jubilee
posted on: Aug 15, 2013 | author: admin

Dallas ISD’s and Jubilee’s Children

Crayons and courage At the four and a half -year anniversary of Jubilee Parks’ struggle against Dallas ISD’s eminent domain and encroachment battle, Shawn Busari, a...

Dallas ISD’s and Jubilee’s Children
posted on: Jul 25, 2013 | author: admin

Dallas ISD’s Vision

  Artwork by Peter Thomas Ryne An invasion of metal monsters invaded the Jubilee Park community to re-build O.M. Roberts Elementary, the centerpiece of a controversial DISD...

Dallas ISD’s Vision
posted on: Jun 24, 2013 | author: admin

O.M. Roberts and its community destroyed

When Richard Strickland, a UNT student who exemplifies the values of achievement, commitment, determination and inspiration, heard about the abuse and injustice going on in...

O.M. Roberts and its community destroyed
posted on: Mar 13, 2013 | author: admin

They paved paradise…

As dawn broke through the huge canopy of trees in the Jubilee Park community, Dallas ISD’s mission to raze protected trees, and consume land for a parking lot and geo-thermal...

They paved paradise…
posted on: Aug 10, 2012 | author: admin

The Truth behind the Scenes

Dear Nancy, This letter is in response to the recent article titled “Emotions run high over parking plans” [White Rock Lake Weekly, Vol. 3, No 47]. As many readers...

The Truth behind the Scenes
posted on: Jun 7, 2012 | author: admin

Demonstrators Overshadow DISD’s O.M. Roberts Elementary Eve...

Demonstrators overshadowed DISD with huge banners as ground was broken on the future home of the new 22 million dollar O.M. Roberts elementary - the centerpiece...

Demonstrators Overshadow DISD’s O.M. Roberts Elementary Event
posted on: May 24, 2012 | author: admin

O.M. Roberts school project secures final city approval, but not ...

By Roy Appleton/Reporter rappleton@dallasnews.com | Bio 5:28 PM on Thu., Mar. 22, 2012 | Permalink           The Dallas Morning...

O.M. Roberts school project secures final city approval, but not without a challenge and questions
posted on: Mar 30, 2012 | author: admin

Star Hope

White Rock Lake Weekly Letter to the Editor March 2. 2012 – March 8, 2012   Dear WRLW: As you know, council approved DISD's request to rebuild O.M. Roberts...

Star Hope
posted on: Mar 2, 2012 | author: admin

Council approves rezoning, revised plan for East Dallas school

Publisher Roy Appleton Dallas Morning News February 22, 2012 The City Council on Wednesday approved the rezoning for an East Dallas school, accepting a new development plan that...

Council approves rezoning, revised plan for East Dallas school
posted on: Feb 24, 2012 | author: admin

Could your community be next?

February 20, 2012 KHVN's Dr. Robert Ashley interview's Ms. Shawn Busari about Jubilee Park's continuing struggle against DISD's plan to destroy...

Could your community be next?
posted on: Feb 20, 2012 | author: admin

DISD School Plans

Dallas ISD is closing 11 schools where enrollment has dropped over the years. Meanwhile, two new schools opened last fall, and five are under construction where district officials...

DISD School Plans
posted on: Feb 3, 2012 | author: admin

City Council Delays Giving DISD Rezoning It Wants in Jubilee Park...

January 25, 2012 Robert Wilonsky Dallas Observer Best I can tell using our half-baked search engine, we began writing about Jubilee Park-ers' battle with the Dallas...

City Council Delays Giving DISD Rezoning It Wants in Jubilee Park, Pending Trustees’ Vote on School Closures Tomorrow Night
posted on: Jan 26, 2012 | author: admin

City Council to contentious zoning request for East Dallas school

  By ROY APPLETON ROY APPLETON The Dallas Morning News Staff Writer rappleton@dallasnews.com Published: 24 January 2012 10:12 PM...

City Council to contentious zoning request for East Dallas school
posted on: Jan 26, 2012 | author: admin

Protect the American Dream

The American dream.  We all strive for it and view it as an accomplishment.  Once you own your own home, no one can take it away from you … not in...

Protect the American Dream
posted on: Jan 20, 2012 | author: admin

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