Does the headline pertain to Dallas ISD’s being closed for cold weather for the fifth day in eight, or does it refer to the situations in Austin, where Gov. Rick Perry insists Texas is better off than the rest of the nation with a $25 billion deficit it can’t close, and all education institutions being given solitary confinement or death penalties?
- “Plummeting temperatures, sleet, snow, cause headaches in Dallas-Fort Worth,” Dallas Morning News – “Most area school districts, including Fort Worth, Arlington, Denton and Dallas, canceled classes, as they were forced to do for four days during last week’s bitter weather. In Frisco, Superintendent Rick Reedy said the threat was too great to hold classes.”
- “Higher education chief pleads for financial aid programs,” Dallas Morning News
- “Upbeat Perry touts Texas’s strengths, dismisses budget ‘doomsayers,’” Dallas Morning News; meanwhile, hoping bad math means voters can’t put two and two together, “Perry demands more money from Congress for Texas schools,” same issue, Dallas Morning News
- “Superintendent of school for visually impaired says Texas could face lawsuits over education cuts,” Dallas Morning News
- “Dallas-area arts groups concerned about proposed state aid cuts,” Dallas Morning News