Advertisement

Texas News

News > News > Texas News > Dallas schools superintendent gets 2-year deal

Dallas schools superintendent gets 2-year deal

DALLAS (AP) - The superintendent of the Dallas Independent School District has received a two-year contract extension but no raise.

Trustees early Tuesday approved the deal with Mike Miles, who makes about $300,000 annually. The agreement extends a contract that was set to expire next June 30.

School board members convened late Monday afternoon and for a time met behind closed doors to discuss the superintendent's contract.

Miles says the extension shows the board supports education and staff improvements he's made since being hired in 2012.

An independent investigation ordered last year by school board members cleared Miles of wrongdoing in the handling of a service contract. The review found Miles, who denied wrongdoing, violated district policy by talking to witnesses during an initial probe.

Dallas ISD has more than 157,000 students.

The lawyer for a woman who accused a Texas trooper of sexual assault during a traffic stop has apologized after...
A Hispanic female ex-sheriff has won a Democratic runoff in Texas to become the first openly gay and first Latina...
Teachers have returned to work at a Texas high school where 10 people were killed. Santa Fe High School...
The Texas Department of Public Safety is disputing allegations that a state trooper sexually assaulted a woman...
A sheriff says officers were able to "engage" the shooter at a Texas school four minutes after they were called to...