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.
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.
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.
Dallas ISD To Have Only Online Classes At Least First 4 Weeks Of School Beginning September 8"Not everyone is going to be happy with the decision, but it is what it is and it's the context we are in," said Superintendent Michael Hinojosa.
Dallas ISD Superintendent Michael Hinojosa Talks Challenges Educating Students During Coronavirus ShutdownThe big concern is continuing education at home with an estimated 40% of the student body lacking internet access.
City Of Dallas Leaders Gather, Present Coronavirus Preparedness PlansCity of Dallas officials gathered with local hospital, education, and transportation leaders to discuss preparations for a possible coronavirus outbreak.
Superintendent, Leaders And Students Prepare For DISD State Of The District AddressSix months into the DISD school year and the district has faced a number of challenges. The drive to push forward, better and stronger, is expected to be the focus of Friday’s State of the District address.
South Oak Cliff High About To Welcome Back StudentsThe school was shut down for major renovations two-and-a-half years ago.
Some New Dallas ISD Teachers Come From Other Careers, CountriesDallas ISD says some of the new hires come from Spain, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Venezuela and Colombia.
Texas Lt. Governor Dan Patrick, Dallas ISD Superintendent Michael Hinojosa Say New School Safety Bills Should Make A DifferenceLt. Governor Dan Patrick told CBS 11 the new legislation will increase training for teachers and other educators to identify students in need and then connect them to experts.
DISD Shows Off Magnet School Students' Talent, Announces Academic PlansThe largest school district in North Texas with some 155,000 students issued its own report card of sorts Friday.
Raises For DISD Non-Teaching Employees Depends On VotersDallas ISD voters must approve a tax hike to finance the raises. Dallas ISD Trustees are expected to convene in August to approve a Tax Referendum Election.
Dallas ISD Says It Stands United With 'Dreamers'Superintendent Michael Hinojosa said if the federal government does not approve a plan for individuals under DACA, many school districts would be impacted in multiple ways.
DISD Blames Kimball Shooting On "Breach Of Security"Police with the Dallas Independent School District explained that a "breach of security" made it possible for a student to bring a loaded pistol into Kimball High School on Monday.
DISD Plan Moves Headquarters To High-Rise In 2017This morning the superintendent of the Dallas Independent School District made a major announcement, possibly affecting thousands of employees and costing millions of dollars.