Advocate Oak Cliff recently spotlighted three “standout students” in Dallas ISD who have overcome significant adversity to shine. The three profiled graduating seniors are from Kimball High School. They are Chima Nsi and brothers Brothers Kenneth and Ben Robinson. Click here to read the full profile.
Author: Gene Davis
The School for the Talented and Gifted at the Yvonne A. Ewell Townview Center (TAG) has been named the best high school in the nation for the fourth consecutive year by U.S. News & World Report. TAG was joined in the top 10 of the annual rankings by the School for Science and Engineering, which earned the No. 5 spot. Overall, 13 Dallas ISD campuses, including six based at the Yvonne A. Ewell Townview Center, received gold, silver or bronze medals in the magazine’s Best High Schools rankings. The School for the Talented and Gifted at Townview also earned the magazine’s top honor in 2012,…
The Dallas ISD Board of Trustees today is holding a special meeting to consider and take possible action regarding the employment of Superintendent Mike Miles. The meeting is scheduled for 4 p.m. in the Ada L. Williams Auditorium, 3700 Ross Ave. The board is expected to retire to a closed session for discussion. Any action will be taken in open session. The meeting can be streamed online here. Click here to view the board agenda.
The Dallas Morning News editorial board cites the benefits of pre-k, especially full day, and the resulting need to expand pre-k options in Dallas ISD. Click here to read the full editorial Photo courtesy Dallas Morning News.
The Alamo Drafthouse is offering free movie tickets to Dallas ISD teachers and staff that present a valid faculty ID from March 7–March 17. The offer is only valid at the Alamo Drafthouse Dallas, 1005 S. Lamar, and Richardson, 100 S. Central Expressway, locations. The offer excludes special events. For more information, go here.
Please note: Dallas ISD recently made it easier for staff and students to access Youtube for professional and academic purposes. Here is how to view the above Youtube video: Staff signed into YouTube with their Google login (district email and EAD password) will have unrestricted access to YouTube. Staff signed into Chrome browser or a Chrome device will not be required to enter credentials for YouTube again, but may need to click the sign in button in the top right corner of the YouTube page to gain unrestricted access. Trustees in January approved the adoption of six new student achievement…