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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Records Reveal Luxury Hotels, Vegas Uber Rides For Former, Current DeSoto ISD Administrators

DeSoto, TX - Public records reveal years of questionable spending by top administrators within DeSoto ISD, a district now under investigation by DeSoto Police and the Texas Education Agency.

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Back with DeSoto football full time, Claude Mathis wants to quell the turmoil that's lingered since his departure

DeSoto, TX - Since Claude Mathis has returned to DeSoto, the new -- and former -- Eagles football coach hasn’t noticed any differences.

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Claude Mathis leaving Marshall for head coaching job at Desoto ISD

DeSoto, TX - A four to one vot by the Desoto ISD school board made it official for the future of the Marshall Maverick head coach.  The district that once saw national success under Mathis has brought him back hoping to catch lightning ina bottle one more time.

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