Trustee Miguel Solis was active this week advocating for a ban on kindergarten-2nd grade suspensions which was shockingly not well received by the entire board. We're coming off an election cycle that has yet to be fully completed. There was quite a bit going on in Dallas this week.
We wrote 14 blogs this week and only the top 5 are here. Looks like this weekend is going to be a rainy one. Catch yourself up!
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Rob Shearer joins us on the Dallas Education Podcast to debrief the District 7 race, causing a bit of controversy. in the process Hopefully someone who disagrees with him will take us up on the open offer to come on and rebut sometime before the new board is sworn in.
Suspending Dallas ISD Kindergartners is Absurd
The Dallas ISD Teacher "Toolbox" doesn't need kindergarten suspensions
Is online education the next big thing for Dallas Schools? No.
Dallas ISD Student misunderstands financial aid, picks community college over 4 year university w/ full ride
Dallas ISD Middle School Student Vomits on STAAR Test ***New Blogger***
May in Review
Dallas ISD News and Politics Rundown - May Week 1
From Around the Web
Dallas ISD Board Briefing Breakdown (Budget, Kindergarten Suspensions, Magnet Schools, and more)! - DMN
Common Ground Between Charters and Unions - Education Post
ESSA Implementation - TNTP
Transgender Bathroom Dispute in Ft. Worth - DMN
How Many Classrooms are Good for Black Boys? - Citizen Ed
Blast from the Past: Black kids get suspended, White kids get medicated - NY Mag