Dallas Independent School District

Dallas School District Stands with ‘Dreamers’ on DACA

The Dallas Independent School District declared solidarity with “Dreamers,” launching a new website feature on Thursday. The website provides resources to families and recipients of the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) now that the Trump Administration plans to end the program.


600 Men Show Up to Mentor Boys at Texas School

About 600 men showed up for a “Breakfast with Dad” event at a Texas middle school when officials put out a call for assistance. The school officials wanted to make sure they had enough male mentors for the boys who signed up for the program.

Breakfast with Dads

Dallas, Ft. Worth Schools Join ‘Sanctuary’ Trend

The school districts of Dallas and Fort Worth are the latest in Texas to draft “sanctuary” policies, pledging to make their campuses safe spaces for migrant students and their families, even though federal law already protects them in public schools.


Illegal Immigrant DREAMer Set to Become Youngest Teacher in Dallas

An illegal immigrant who came to the U.S. as a child is set to become the youngest school teacher in the Dallas Independent School District. The young woman obtained the authorization to work under President Obama’s executive amnesty plan called Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).

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