Each year, students who participate in the Academy of Hospitality and Tourism cluster at Justin F. Kimball High School are thrust in to real-world experiences. But it’s not met without high expectations.
A controversial new tax hike proposed to the Dallas Independent School District Board of Trustee stirred up debate among members at the monthly board briefing Aug. 11. The briefing discussed a tax ratification election, its benefits and what it woud ...
Data released by the Texas Education Agency Aug. 15 showed that 211 – or 91 percent – of Dallas Independent School District campuses met state standards, up from 190 schools in 2015 and 184 schools in 2014.
t’s that time of year again when college students everywhere begin to shift gears from summer fun to study mode. Every school year is an opportunity to start fresh, make new friends and, most importantly, learn in and outside the ...
Dallas Independent School District recently confirmed that water quality test for South Oak Cliff High School showed evidence of low levels of lead and other contaminants.
Whether it’s the first backpack they don to scamper off to kindergarten or a new laptop to help make the most of freshman lecture courses, grabbing all the right gear is essential for a smooth start to the new school ...
The Dallas Independent School District recently approved a full-day, tuition-based pre-kindergarten pilot program for select elementary schools for the 2016-2017 school year. Registration is only open to students who will be 4 years old by Sept. 1.
Social activism is coming at a cost for some WNBA players.
In an historic effort – reflective of their own sports heroes in the 70s – four NBA athletes took the stage during the ESPY Awards, July 13, to address the recent incidents of race-driven violence across the country. The four ...
Golden State star Stephen Curry thanked NBA stars Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul, Dwyane Wade and LeBron James for their message while accepting the night’s first award for record-breaking performance. He hit 402 three-pointers during the regular season.
Together We Stand was originally intended as a convening of area faith leaders to address the recent shooting deaths of Black citizens by White law enforcement officers.
Summer is here and that means it’s time for baseball games, barbecues, camping trips and other vacations. However, it’s also a time for continued learning, whether you’re staying at home or out on the go exploring your community and beyond.
In a major victory for affirmative action, a divided Supreme Court on June 23 upheld the University of Texas admissions program that takes account of race.
For the past 30 years, the Metropolitan Dallas Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. has been a fixture in the community.
Since arriving at Dartmouth College in 2014, Melissa Padilla would chat with her friends about the lack of diversity among the faculty and wonder why there weren’t more instructors who looked like them.