This Week in Dallas ISD: June 23 edition


Scholarships for North Texas students, a report detailing a remarkable turnaround at some of the district’s most struggling schools, and talented dancers working on their craft were three of the highlights from another great week in Dallas ISD.

Watch this above video—or read below—to learn more!

Stars on the Rise

The Stars on the Rise Scholarship fund announced this week it is providing $2.5 million in scholarships to 296 graduating seniors from North Texas. (Read this)

Remarkable gains at ACE schools

An End of Year report for Kindergarten through second grade students in Dallas ISD’s ACE program showed drastic improvement in the number of students reading at or above grade level. (Read this)

Summer meal locator

Qualifying district families are encouraged to use the helpful summer meal locator to see where free meals are available close to where they live. (Visit this)

Dancing to success

NBC 5 reported on Jared Brown, a recent graduate from Booker T. Washington, who danced his way to a full scholarship at The Juilliard School and a performance at The Kennedy Center. (Watch this)

Library grant

A School Library Journal report details how the Laura Bush Foundation issued a library grant to the Dallas Environmental Science Academy. (Read this)

Summer Dance Intensive

Dallas ISD’s annual Summer Dance Intensive helped students step up their footwork. (Read this)


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