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Texas Education Chief Wants Dallas Charter School Closed for Good

DALLAS NEWS BY HOLLY K. HACKER The state’s education chief is seeking to permanently close a Dallas charter school, citing a repeated failure to protect students from teachers and staff with criminal backgrounds. Children First Academy in southeast Oak Cliff, along with a sister campus in Houston, has been shuttered since early September. The Texas […]

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Victim in Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal speaks to children, parents in Dallas

Aaron Fisher is known to many people as Victim 1 in the Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse scandal. But the 19-year-old is focusing on being a survivor, not a victim. “I was inappropriately touched,” Fisher told children and their parents Sunday at the Dallas Child Advocacy Center. “And standing here now before you and telling you […]

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Dallas police chief fires 3 officers, one accused of piloting child molester

Dallas Police Chief David Brown fired three officers on Friday, including one who they say was piloting a convicted child molester back and forth to St. Louis to meet with a drug kingpin. The two other firings were for alcohol-related offenses. With these firings, Brown has terminated at least 38 officers since May 2010. He […]

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Youth gymnastics coach arrested in Plano, charged with online solicitation of a minor

According to Cox’s arrest warrant, the tip leading to his arrest came from the parent of a 14-year-old former pupil. The parent alerted authorities after seeing an inappropriate message from the coach on her son’s Facebook page, the warrant says. The parent reported the message on Friday and police followed up that same day by […]

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