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Texas Organizing Project Urges Not to Rush Charter Writing Process

Texas Organizing Project Urges Not to Rush Charter Writing Process

DSN Newswire  The following is a statement by Suzette Wiseman, Dalllas ISD parent and a schools campaign leader with the Texas Organizing Project: “DISD has serious problems that require serious solutions. Rushing to get a home-rule charter on the November ballot isn’t a serious solution. “There’s a reason the state legislature decided to allow up to [...]

Texas Organizing Project endorsed candidate set to advance DISD student achievement

Texas Organizing Project endorsed candidate set to advance DISD student achievement

DSN NewsWire Joyce Foreman, the longtime Dallas community activist endorsed by the Texas Organizing Project (TOP), today won the District 6 seat on the Dallas ISD Board of Trustees, despite being outspent 6 to 1. “Experts looking at this race thought Joyce didn’t have a chance since she was massively outspent, but signs don’t vote, people [...]

Kaplan K12 Partners with Education is Freedom

Kaplan K12 Partners with Education is Freedom

Kaplan K12 Learning Services has partnered with Education is Freedom to help the Dallas-based nonprofit in its mission of helping thousands of underserved high school students across the Dallas Independent School District with the college admissions process. Through the partnership, schools can provide the opportunity for students to access Kaplan’s SAT, ACT, and PSAT preparation [...]

DALLAS ISD INVITES 11TH AND 12TH GRADERS TO A FREE COLLEGE FAIR•

DALLAS ISD INVITES 11TH AND 12TH GRADERS TO A FREE COLLEGE FAIR•

DSN Newswire/Dallas ISD Students will receive hands-on assistance with admission applications, during the bi-annual ‘Las Llaves del Éxito’ (Keys to Success) College Fair The Dallas Independent School District, along with the Dallas County Community College District and several area organizations and universities, will host the bi-annual Las Llaves del Éxito (Keys to Success) College Fair on [...]

MAGNET SCHOOL APPLICATION PERIOD OPENS TODAY THROUGH JANUARY 31

MAGNET SCHOOL APPLICATION PERIOD OPENS TODAY THROUGH JANUARY 31

Applications available at all schools, Administration Building, and online The Dallas ISD magnet school application period is now open. Students wanting to attend one of the district’s magnet programs during the 2013-2014 school year have until Thursday, January 31 to submit an application. Dallas ISD’s magnet program includes vanguards for elementary school students, academies for [...]

Barack Obama Male Leadership Academy

Barack Obama Male Leadership Academy

Students become leaders at the all boys DISD magnet school in the heart of Oak Cliff. By Mia Castillo A visitor to the Barack Obama Male Leadership Academy might be greeted by a young man opening the front door. There would most likely be a handshake, along with an impressive introduction to the school. Visitors [...]

Visit to Harlem Children’s Zone Inspires DISD Trustee Nutall

Visit to Harlem Children’s Zone Inspires DISD Trustee Nutall

Dallas ISD Trustee Bernadette Nutall and Councilwoman Carolyn Davis visited the Harlem Children’s Zone to find inspiration for a program that will help Dallas families in poverty

Gang Specialists take on DISD challenges with new technology, partner agencies

Gang Specialists take on DISD challenges with new technology, partner agencies

A new system is being used to combat Dallas’ gang problem.

Introducing A. Maceo Smith New Tech High School

Introducing A. Maceo Smith New Tech High School

DISD campus with a history of low performance has been reborn as part of the New Tech Network

Map Of DISD Consolidation/Closing Proposal for D.A. Hulcy

Map Of DISD Consolidation/Closing Proposal for D.A. Hulcy

Parents were left with more questions than answers.

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