Families upset after DeSoto graduation moved to smaller venue

DeSOTO, Texas - There are lots of unhappy families in the DeSoto Independent School District in southern Dallas County because of graduation ceremony changes.

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DeSoto school board votes to make job, budget cuts

DeSoto, TX - Dozens of North Texas teachers are out of a job. Their positions in the DeSoto Independent School District were cut to make up a school budget deficit.

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DeSoto Claims National Record On Exciting Day 2 Of State

AUSTIN, TEXAS -- When it comes to Texas track and field, DeSoto's girls program has developed a reputation that stretches far beyond its Dallas Area roots.  And so when the Eagles stepped to the track for the first of three relays the program was expected to compete for a championship in on Saturday at Mike Myers Stadium,

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President of the embattled DeSoto ISD losing by fewer than 10 votes. Will there be a recount?

DeSoto, TX - Voters upset about impending teacher cuts, the closing of a school and poor academics appear to have pushed the DeSoto school board president out of his post by a razor-thin margin.

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DeSoto ISD delays vote on teacher layoffs, budget cuts

DeSoto, TX - The DeSoto ISD school board delayed a vote Monday night to lay off 166 teachers.  The district was quick to say it is not a signal of any change of plans and budget cuts are still coming.

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DeSoto Girls Set National 4x100 Relay Record

DeSoto, TX - The DeSoto High School girls made history on Saturday, setting a new national record in the 4x100 relay at the University of Texas at Arlington, running 44.44 seconds.  The quartet of JaEra Griffin (sophomore), Jayla Hollis (junior), Taylor Armstrong (senior), and Rosaline Effiong (senior) broke the previous 15-year-old mark of 44.50 seconds,

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Desoto ISD Takes Questions from Parents and Teachers Following Controversial Cuts

DeSoto, TX - Desoto ISD is under the scrutiny of parents and educators as plans are being made to cut positions and close a school.  The board held a community meeting Thursday night

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DeSoto ISD Considers Cutting Hundreds Of Positions

DeSoto, TX - It was another night of tough decisions at DeSoto ISD on Monday, where board members spent hours discussing possible budget cuts. The district has made no secret of its money issues, recently releasing a documentary and an ambitious plan to trim $20 million in costs by next year.

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DeSoto ISD Looks To Combat Criticism Over Questionable Spending With Documentary

DeSoto, TX - DeSoto ISD, under fire for questionable spending uncovered by the CBS 11 I-Team, is combating criticism by releasing its own docuseries.

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Cash-strapped DeSoto ISD may have to close a school to clean up mess left by its past leaders

DeSoto, TX - The DeSoto school district is running out of money and will probably need to shut down a school, eliminate positions and scrap academic programs as administrators scramble to find $23 million in cuts.

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