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From The Newsroom: Grading Dallas Teachers; Cooling Off In Fort Worth

Doualy Xaykaothao
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KERA News
The Forest Park Pool is the oldest pool in Fort Worth, it opened in 1922.

In today's All Things Considered local block from the KERA Newsroom:

Last night, the Dallas school board approved a dramatic new way to evaluate teachers. Stella Chavez has the story from that marathon meeting. Also, DoualyXaykaothao visits two public pools opening in Fort Worth this weekend, and one of them was built in the 1920’s.

Jerome Weeks also digs into the surprising origins of a glittering piece of art on display at the Dallas Museum of Art,  

You can listen to the segment weekdays at 8:20 a.m. and 6:20 p.m. on KERA 90.1 FM.

Former KERA staffer Krystina Martinez was an assistant producer. She produced local content for Morning Edition and KERANews.org. She also produced The Friday Conversation, a weekly series of conversations with North Texas newsmakers. Krystina was also the backup newscaster for the Texas Standard.