Usual 'Hands On' Approach Not Possible As Dallas Performing Arts School Adjusts During COVID-19 Pandemic“We are usually all together and close, kind of on top of each other, and now we have to be six feet apart,” Booker T. Washington High senior Kennedy Hannible said.
Dallas ISD Launches Rapid Coronavirus Testing For StudentsWith COVID-19 cases surging, some DFW area schools are hoping increased testing will help them curb the spread by identifying who's infected.
North Texas School Districts Make Hard In-Person Education Decisions As COVID-19 Cases SurgeThere are hard decisions being made in Texas and across the nation as COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations spike to record levels, bus drivers and teachers quarantine, students get sick and the holidays loom.
Dallas ISD Students Struggling During Pandemic; District Calls Reading And Math Test Results 'Atrocious'In virtually every grade, the measure of academic progress has dropped and the school district says online learning and high absenteeism is hurting student achievement.
Voters Pass Most Of $3.7 Billion Dallas ISD Bond PackageVoters passed most of the state-record $3.7 billion bond package for Dallas ISD on Election Day to help improve school infrastructure.
$3.7 Billion Bond On The Table For Dallas ISD On Election DayThe largest school bond election ever for the state of Texas is on the ballot on Election Day for those within the boundaries of Dallas ISD.
Voters To Decide On Record $3.7B Dallas ISD Bond ProposalThe bond would fund improvements for the district from safety and security upgrades, to new technology, as well as existing building renovations, 10 new facilities and 14 replacement schools.
More Than 200 Texas School Districts To Offer Rapid Coronavirus Testing For Students, TeachersThe pilot program uses the Abbott rapid antigen test, with results in about 15 minutes.
Dallas ISD's Career Institutes In High Demand, 'It's Good To Have Skills In Place'About a year into launching their first career institute, Dallas ISD is already seeing a big demand for what they offer.
'Life And Death Are At Stake Here': Dallas ISD Teachers Union Calling For Return To 100% Virtual Learning“Social distancing is a joke on many of our campuses,” said Rena Honea, President of Alliance AFT, the DISD teachers’ union.
5,000 Donated Masks Headed To South Dallas Students, Teachers And Community: 'Masking Up Is Critical'"These masks are much appreciated and will help students and educators who are most in need during this incredibly difficult school year," Dallas ISD trustee Pastor Maxie Johnson said.
Dallas ISD Says In-Person And Virtual Learning Will Remain Options During 'Current COVID-19 Environment'"We remain committed to following the recommended safety protocols, including social distancing, wearing masks, hand washing, and sanitizing classrooms and facilities," the school district said.
Report: Estimated 3 Million US Children Have Had No Formal Education Since Pandemic Began“We realize there’s a huge, hidden crisis,” said Hailly Korman, a senior associate partner at Bellwether Education Partners, the nonprofit organization that published the report.
3,000 School Uniforms Donated And Delivered To Dallas ISD Students In NeedFor the past four years, JCPenney has partnered with Pat & Emmitt Smith Charities to provide that help, donating thousands of new uniforms to students.
$1M Donation Will Go Toward Rebuilding Tornado-Damaged Dallas ISD Schools 1 Year LaterTuesday, October 20, marks one year since a tornado outbreak in North Texas left homes, businesses and schools in ruins.