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.
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.
State Rep. Yvonne Davis, D-Dallas, announced that over $500,000 in scholarships are available for high school graduates from Dallas and 28 other urban areas throughout Texas.
Fifteen hundred miles from the Deep South, in a central Wyoming middle school, a Confederate flag and a racial slur were scrawled on a bathroom wall.
The deadline for rising high school seniors and college/university-level students to apply to attend the Nate Parker Summer Film Institute, a competitive program to be conducted July 8 through July 17 on the campus of Wiley College, is Tuesday.
Dallas ISD is set to partner with the non-profit community to turn a vacated school building in South Dallas into a one-stop shop that will serve both students and their families.
Helping young men become leaders of the future was the goal of the second annual DeSoto ISD Male Leadership Symposium held at DeSoto High School on April 16.