Marshall Law and the Texas Two-Step

The Trustee seat for District 2 of the Dallas ISD was an open seat in both 2016 and 2017, or so we thought. The seat was vacated early in 2016 and a special election was held that year to fill it, and by a 42 vote margin Dustin Marshall won in a run-off. Less than a year later, in 2017, the regular election was held. I contested Dustin Marshall in that election; and as I tallied my campaign finance reports I became curious as to how much money my opponent, who ended up winning our run-off election, had raised. Who is electing DISD Trustees and what are their motivations? What I discovered is staggering and I think begs these questions. From January 2016 to July 2017, Dustin Marshall rece

Vote FOR Prop A

Proposition A on November 7th ballot - Vote FOR! News flash – if DISD isn’t happy with Dallas County Schools (DCS) – why don’t they give notice and opt out?All they have to do is give a 30 day notice, opt out and DISD can move on. It’s that simple. DCS does NOT have to be abolished for DISD to opt out. No one is forcing DISD to use DCS. DISD is not the only district that uses DCS for transportation. Many suburban districts are pleased with the service and don’t want DCS to be abolished. While I’m not the least bit supportive of the mismanagement by DCS, great improvement has been made over the past eight months. The superintendent was forced to resign and all management involved was fi