CBS 11 Header TXA 21 Header MeTV Header KRLD Header The Fan Header


DISD Needs 100 Teachers Before School Year Begins

View Comments
(credit: KTVT/KTXA) Stephanie Lucero
Stephanie is an Emmy Award winning veteran reporter for CBS 11 N...
Read More

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up

From Our CBS Music Web Sites

167944374 10 DISD Needs 100 Teachers Before School Year BeginsCelebrity Mug Shots

181572784 8 DISD Needs 100 Teachers Before School Year BeginsFunny Faced Cheerleaders

 alt=Musicians Then And Now

456131094 10 DISD Needs 100 Teachers Before School Year BeginsPHOTOS: George Clooney’s Wedding Weekend

 alt=WATCH: Prosper High Football Team's ‘Shake It Off’ Video

cowb thumb DISD Needs 100 Teachers Before School Year BeginsCowboys Cheerleaders

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – With just 12 days remaining before classes begin in Dallas, the school district is scrambling to hire as many as 100 teachers.

The DISD school board is set to meet Thursday at 11:30 a.m. with the hiring of teachers at the forefront of the agenda.

Administrators are still looking for roughly 100 teachers, on top of the nearly 2,000 teaching positions already filled for the coming school year.

The teacher’s union Alliance AFT warned that many teachers would be leaving the district due to policies implemented by Superintendent Mike Miles. It’s unclear if that has played a role in the current shortage.

As of now, the district is facing a critical shortage of bilingual, high school math and science, and foreign language teachers.

The district currently needs 52 elementary teachers, 44 secondary teachers, five teachers who will work at all levels, and two more qualified as bilingual and special education teachers.

DISD is the second largest school district in Texas, behind only Houston.

(©2014 CBS Local Media, a division of CBS Radio Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

Latest News:

Top Trending:

View Comments