Tag: board of trustees

DCCCD considering transgender policy

College district would become second in state to add protections DAVID TAFFET  |  Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com On Tuesday, Oct. 4, Dallas County Community College District board of trustees was briefed in closed-door...

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Investigation clears gay Fort Worth teacher

Kristopher Franks set to return to work Friday after 4-day leave stemming from allegations of improper behavior Tammye Nash  |  Senior Editor nash@dallasvoice.com FORT WORTH — Gay Western Hills High School teacher Kristopher...

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Oak Lawn psychologist elected to TPA board

Dr. Gregory Simonsen From Staff Reports Officials with the Texas Psychological Association this week announced that Dr. Gregory Simonsen has been elected to the Texas Psychological Association’s Board of Trustees. Simonsen...

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Anti-bullying bill leaves out trans protections

Rep. Mark Strama, who’s considered an LGBT ally, may not realize how big a mistake he’s making by omitting gender identity/expression from his bullying bill. Later today the Dallas ISD’s board of trustees will...

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‘Come see history being made’

LGBT advocates are encouraging people to attend this Thursday’s DISD board of trustees meeting, where a final vote is expected on an LGBT-inclusive bullying policy. “Come see history being made,” said Rafael...

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A revised draft of DISD’s new bullying policy

Lew Blackburn If you’ll remember, the Dallas Independent School District’s board of trustees moved forward last Thursday with a new bullying policy that would specifically protect LGBT students. The LGBT-inclusive...

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DISD moves ahead on LGBT-inclusive bullying policy

SPREADING THE WORD | Rafael McDonnell, facing camera, speaks to the press Thursday following the DISD  board meeting in which trustees gave preliminary approval to an LGBT-inclusive anti-bullying policy. (John Wright/Dallas...

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