Author: Michael Hinojosa

Mientras los estadounidenses daban la bienvenida al nuevo año con alivio por el cierre de una elección polémica, y con la anticipación de que la llegada de la vacuna contra el COVID-19 marcaba el comienzo de un ansiado regreso a la normalidad, quedamos completamente conmocionados y nuestro optimismo se vio destrozado por los eventos que ocurrieron en el Capitolio de Estados Unidos esta semana. El ataque de la multitud enfurecida que irrumpió en la institución más venerada del país, e interrumpió al Congreso mientras buscaba resolver finalmente una elección nacional, será recordado como un capítulo triste en la historia de…

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“As Americans welcomed the new year with relief at the close of a contentious election and anticipation that the arrival of the COVID-19 vaccine signaled a longed-for return to normal life, we were utterly shocked and our optimism shattered by the events that transpired at the U.S. Capitol this week. The attack of the angry mob that stormed the country’s most revered institution and disrupted Congress as it sought to finally resolve a national election will be remembered as a sad chapter in American history. The brazen and disturbing assault on our democracy has shaken Americans to their very core…

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“The nation and our community are reeling in the aftermath of the killing of yet another unarmed black man. The video that showed a white policeman kneeling on George Floyd’s neck until his death is beyond shocking. These images continue to reverberate across the nation, sparking protests and unrest. This clear display of racial hatred has enraged people young and old, black, brown and white. It has led to protests everywhere, including here in Dallas, even amid a global pandemic. Conscience requires that those in power speak out against racism and prejudice and act to redress them. Our students and…

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El apoyo de los padres y la comunidad es fundamental para el éxito del distrito escolar. Desde mi regreso a Dallas ISD, me ha motivado el recibimiento tan caluroso y el ánimo que he recibido de parte de los padres, empresarios y líderes de la comunidad, educadores y ciudadanos. En esta temporada de fiestas, considero invaluables a los padres que nos confian a sus niños en nuestras escuelas, los negocios que invierten en nuestros estudiantes, los ciudadanos que toman parte activa en resolver los retos que afectan a la educación, y a los educadores que dedican horas de servicio para…

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The support of parents and citizens is essential to the success of a school district. Since returning to Dallas ISD, I have been uplifted by the enthusiastic reception and encouragement I have received from parents, business and civic leaders, educators and citizens. In this holiday season, I count as priceless gifts the parents who entrust our schools with their children, the businesses that invest in our students, citizens who engage in the challenging issues facing education, and educators who devote hours of service to our students’ success. Your support ensured the passage of the 2015 bond program, a much-needed package…

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