This Week in Dallas ISD: Jan. 13 edition

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After two weeks off for winter break, students, teachers and staff returned this week and kicked off the semester on a high note!

AP District Honor Roll

Dallas ISD is one of 433 school districts in the U.S. and Canada being honored by the College Board with placement on the 7th Annual AP® District Honor Roll. (Learn more)

School Board Recognition Month

January is a time to thank trustees for their dedication and willingness to serve as advocates for children and public schools. (Learn more)

Bridging the gap

About 30 Lincoln and Madison high school students recently had an informal talk with Dallas Police officers as part of a broader effort to help bridge the gap between police and the community. (Watch this)

Town hall budget meetings

Next week, Dallas ISD kicks off its 10 public meetings on the proposed 2017–2018 budget. See the schedule for the meetings, which are open to parents and community members. (Learn more)

Book donation

The First Book Network, in conjunction with the teacher organization, Alliance AFT, recently donated 40,000 brand new books to Dallas ISD students. (Read this)

Friendly reminder

The application window is open through Jan. 31 to apply to attend a Dallas ISD magnet school, transformation school, two-way dual language program, or collegiate academy for the 2017-2018 school year. (Learn more)

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