Education

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  • Dallas ISD Trustees Set Base School Calendars for 2021-23

    The Dallas Independent School District (DISD) Board of Trustees recently approved the base school calendars for the 2023-24 and 2024-25 academic years. Prior to the approval, DISD sent surveys to families and staff members to gather input on how the calendar should be structured. An additional survey was distributed…

  • Free Prom Dresses Available This Weekend

    Prom season is here and Arlington ISD is ready to make sure every girl has the perfect dress for their special occasion. Thanks to the Junior League of Arlington’s Glass Slipper Program, girls have been able to access gorgeous, free prom dresses for the last 15 years. This year’s…

  • Texas Senate Passes Bill Authorizing Education Savings Accounts

    The Texas Senate Education Committee voted along party lines to approve a bill that would fund private schools in the state, signaling a major victory for the GOP-led Legislature. The bill, which was championed by Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, now moves to the full chamber for a vote. The…

  • Dallas ISD wants staff trained on Narcan after fentanyl deaths nearby

    Dallas Independent School District (DISD) officials are working to stock Narcan, a life-saving drug that can temporarily reverse the side effects of a fentanyl overdose, in school campuses, aiming to respond to the rising fentanyl crisis that resulted in several teenagers’ deaths across North Texas in the past few…

  • In the battle for school vouchers, Republicans turn to rural Texas for support

    Texas Republicans are pushing for a new law that could provide taxpayer money to families wishing to spend it on private school tuition, potentially endangering public schools. However, the legislation has faced staunch opposition from both rural Republicans and Democrats in the House, who are opposing the bill due…

  • Texas Educators Engage in Conversations about Student Safety, School Vouchers, and the Legislature

    The Texas legislative session has reached its midpoint, and lawmakers are hotly debating dozens of proposals related to education. Among these proposals are efforts to arm educators, teacher raises, and school voucher-like programs. These decisions have the potential to significantly impact schools, teachers, and students, and as a result,…