June 15, 2021

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Woman killed in DeSoto crash remembered for helping countless Dallas ISD students go to college

A Dallas high school community is devastated after a woman who has helped countless teens get on track to go to college lost her life in a car crash.

Dallas ISD colleagues and students are mourning the loss of a woman considered a mentor to many. She died Sunday after DeSoto police say

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Washington Teachers’ Union president Liz Davis dies in car crash

An initial investigation found that Starr’s car was stopped at a light and was struck from behind by Davis, state police said. Starr was a well-known Annapolis musician and teacher at a private school.

“He was a friend to all who knew him, a tireless musician,” said J. Ernest Green, a conductor in the Annapolis area.

Known as Liz to her colleagues and friends, Davis was elected to one of the city’s most powerful labor positions in 2013 and had spent the past year leading the more-than-4,000-member union through unprecedented school closures and efforts to reopen buildings during the pandemic.

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