Dallas Independent School District
It’s after school, but Dallas Independent School Distirct’s police force is still at work, learning how to confront an armed individual. In a training exercise, each officer takes their turn facing a suspect alone.
After a two-day holiday — compliments of an ice storm — students at Dallas’ Esperanza “Hope” Medrano Elementary returned to class Tuesday. But they received a less than warm welcome: the school’s heat was out for much of the day.
Several of North Texas’ largest school districts and college campuses have decided to cancel classes Friday.
A group of DISD students had an up close look at the ceremony honoring JFK, Friday. Eighth-graders from Kennedy-Curry Middle School wrote essays about the life, legacy and lessons the President left behind.
The Dallas Mayor is dangling a big prize in front of local high school football teams – the chance to play at AT&T Stadium. At football games tonight and Friday, students will be encouraged to garner votes by taking a pledge against domestic violence.
At an age when most students are learning to count, memorize the alphabet, and color between the lines, the Dallas Independent School District is introducing a new subject to a number of Pre-K students: Mandarin Chinese.
Dallas Schools Superintendent Mike Miles did not lose his job Monday night. On Tuesday Miles acknowledged a chasm between he and some trustees who believe he is no longer suitable for the job.
Dallas Independent School District Superintendent Mike Miles will keep his job for now. A motion by the school board to terminate the much-maligned superintendent failed, by a vote of 5 to 3, Monday night.
Protestors lined up with at DISD headquarters armed with signs and chanting that it’s time for Superintendent Mike Miles to go.
The DISD school board is expected to keep Miles in the district’s top job following an investigation that found he violated district policy.
Janet James went through some ups and downs in her teaching career, but through persistence, has achieved a gratifying role she can smile about every day.
Dallas Independent School Superintendent Mike Miles says he plans to remain in his job, despite calls for him to resign.