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Every voice matters in Dallas ISD’s “Voices” initiative

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Dallas Independent School District is one of the most multicultural school districts in the country. It is one of diverse backgrounds, ideas, voices and perspectives – all of which give rise to stories that need to be heard. We believe every voice matters.  Dallas ISD’s Communication Services is proud to debut the “Voices” initiative—a one-stop web page designed to highlight and share stories that promote understanding, hope, unity, and equity throughout the district. “Voices represents our effort to shine a light on the various things that are happening across the district. We want to connect the dots and tell the stories…

Dallas ISD joins rapid testing program

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In a move to add an extra level of protection from COVID-19 for students and staff during the pandemic, Dallas ISD has joined a rapid testing antigen pilot program offered to districts by TEA and the Texas Division of Emergency Management. The BinaxNOW Rapid Testing Pilot Program is providing the district with fast-acting test kits that allow individuals to take their own nasal samples that can show results in 15 minutes when mixed with a chemical reagent. The district’s athletic trainers were the first staff to train on the administration of the tests this week as a prelude to testing…

Skyline grad soars as career institute instructor

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Adrian Garcia’s love of flying and airplanes fully took off while enrolled in Skyline High School’s aviation pathway. After high school, he got his bachelor’s degree in aviation management and pilot’s license–racking up more than 100 flying hours–and embraced a love of flying drones, starting his own business in aerial photography/videography. He joined Brookhaven College as an instructor to help build their drone aviation program, and when he heard about an opportunity teaching aviation at one of Dallas ISD’s new career institutes, he jumped on board. “I love getting to spread my knowledge as a teacher; it’s a fulfilling career,” Garcia…

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