Dallas Independent School District

Middle-Schoolers Ceremoniously Vote To Remove Confederate General's Name From SchoolOn Friday over 900 students at Hood Middle School cast ballots in a ceremonial election to remove the Hood name attached to the school since 1955.
DISD Determines Terroristic Threat "Non-Credible," Schools OpenIt was similar to the warnings levied against school districts in Los Angeles and New York -- the Dallas Independent School District received a terroristic threat Wednesday evening.
Students Walking Out Of Class To Protest Building ConditionsThey say they’re prepared to walk out of class. Some students at a Dallas Independent School District high school are making the move to get their voices heard.
Mandatory Recess A Topic At Today's DISD School Board BriefingA Dallas School Board member wants to make recess a requirement in the district's elementary schools. During a school board briefing today Dan Micciche says he will propose that recess be held daily for children pre-K through 5th grade.
Increased Security After Threats To 2 North Texas School CampusesParents, faculty and staff in different parts of North Texas are on alert today after threats were made at two different school campuses.
Dallas Jobs Are Expanding In Both Education And HealthcareIn September, over 26,000 non-farm jobs were added. 224,8000 positions have been added within the year from September 2014 to September 2015.
DISD Officials Get Busy Putting Approved Bond Package $ To WorkOfficials with the Dallas Independent School District are busy making big plans for the future of their schools today. Tuesday night voters gave the green light for a huge $1.6 billion bond package.
Dallas Voters Approve $1.6 Billion School Bond PackageVoters Tuesday approved a Dallas Independent School District $1.6 billion bond to build new schools and improve existing ones.
Employees Say Renovations In DISD School Create Dangerous EnvironmentThey're afraid to speak out, so a community activist is doing it for them.
DISD Investigates Possible Test Score TamperingThe principal and assistant principal at a Dallas Independent School District high school have been placed on administrative leave.
North Texas Organization Filling Backpacks With HopeThere are at least 2,000 homeless children enrolled in the DISD. Fortunately, there are people who are not only aware of the situation, but are doing something everyday to try and turn it around.
DISD Administrator Teaches Higher Education Can Opens Doors"The rewards have been the quiet steady – doors opening. It is the ability to have the skills and the capability to lead people that make a difference in the lives of DISD students every single day," says Tara Brown.

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