Dallas ISD's New Mexican American Studies Course Reflects Predominantly Hispanic Student Body's HeritageTwo years ago, the Texas State Board of Education approved the course as a state credited course for Texas high school students and Dallas ISD immediately got on board.
Recent Controversy Spotlights Teaching Critical Thinking During Contentious TimesJust weeks into the new school year and already two North Texas school districts have been forced to apologize for questionable assignments.
Birdville ISD Joins Other North Texas Districts In Reporting By School How Many Students, Teachers Are COVID+Birdville ISD is going a step beyond some North Texas districts by telling parents how many students and teachers have COVID-19 in their schools.
Gap In Student Learning Widens During Pandemic, Says TCU Associate ProfessorCurby Alexander, an Associate Professor at TCU's College of Education, said students in virtually every school district have been negatively impacted by the pandemic.
Football Season Has Been A Long Time Coming For High School Athletes At Dallas CarterThe only game the Carter High School football team in Dallas is playing is the waiting game.
Dallas ISD Has 13,000+ Fewer Students Attending Online Classes Than ProjectedDallas ISD Superintendent Dr. Michael Hinojosa said the district budgeted for 151,000 students, but only 137,000 have attended online.
Varsity Cheerleaders At Dallas ISD's Sunset High Celebrate School's First Ever All-American Team RecognitionDespite all of the challenges the pandemic has brought, four Dallas ISD varsity cheerleaders have received one of the most prestigious honors in the history of the sport.
Largest North Texas School Districts Won't Notify All Parents Of Positive Coronavirus CaseClose contact is defined by the schools as anyone who came within six feet of the infected person for more than 15 minutes.
Some Technology-Related Glitches Mark Dallas ISD's First Day Of School OnlineSuperintendent Michael Hinojosa said one of the technology-related issues centered around the district changing Zoom passwords to protect teachers and students.
Boys & Girls Club Coming Through To Help Dallas Families During Online LearningDallas ISD starting their school year online has created a problem for some parents who are unable to supervise their student the entire school day.
It's 'Go Time' Online For Dallas And Fort Worth ISDs: 'We've Been Preparing The Whole Summer'Whether they’ve got first grade students or high schoolers, DISD teachers have spent months revamping their curriculum to go virtual.
Back To School Clock Racing For North Texas' Largest DistrictsBoth Fort Worth and Dallas school leaders are asking parents over the next few days to test devices, try passwords and start encouraging students to be ready to learn.
Dallas ISD Schools To Reopen A Week Early For Students Moving Between Certain Grade LevelsDallas ISD is inviting students who will attend classes for the first time in a new building to return a week early, on Monday, Sept. 28.
Dallas ISD Offers Mental Health Services For Students And ParentsIf you are a Dallas ISD student or parent in need of mental health support -- the district encourages reaching out now.
Dallas ISD Announces Phased-In Start To Athletics, Other Related Activities After 'Leveling Out' Of Coronavirus CasesBased on the recent leveling out of Dallas County COVID-19 cases, the district is permitting the phased-in start of athletic conditioning and other designated UIL activities on Tuesday.