Urgent Call to Action

Calling all Dallas public education advocates, we need you to act NOW. The Dallas ISD Board of Trustees will be meeting and voting on CHARTER PARTNERSHIP this Thursday January 24, 2019. Please do at least one (if not all three) of the following: Email the Board of Trustees today. Sign up to speak in opposition at the Board meeting by 5:00 pm Wednesday January 23, 2019. Attend the Board meeting Thursday January 24, 2019 at 6:00 pm in support of opposition speakers. #charter #privatization

Wanted - Fact Checker

Dallas Kids First (DKF), a local political action committee says they are dedicated to electing education Reform trustees to the Board of Dallas ISD. They sent out a fundraising email this week and indeed they need funds - to pay a fact checker. Here's the first erroneous statement: Under the Accelerating Campus Excellence Initiative (ACE), Dallas ISD has reduced the number of lowest-rated campuses from 19% to just 1%! In four years, the district went from having 43 of the lowest-rated schools in the state to just 4. Here's the fact: Dallas ISD removed 52 campuses from "lowest-rated" or what the state refers to as Improvement Required (IR) by non-ACE means. DISD removed 12 IR campuses via A