Dallas Independent School District

12/03/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 12/03/2021 14:34

Dallas ISD News: Dallas ISD News Briefing: Dec. 3

For Immediate Release: Dec. 3, 2021

DALLAS - With the safety and well-being of staff and students in mind, the district is extending the $50 vaccination incentive to fully vaccinated students ages 5-11. To apply for the incentive, parents or guardians need to fill out the form and submit proof of vaccination by March 31, 2022. This new incentive does not apply to students ages 12 and older. Participation is voluntary, and the information provided will help determine how many eligible students have been fully vaccinated.

To apply for the incentive, families can visit www.dallasisd.org/studentvaxincentive.

ESSER town halls
The district will host two virtual town halls to share updates and feedback to our community about how Dallas ISD has invested federal funds to mitigate learning loss and address other urgent issues related to the pandemic. The town halls will take place at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 8, and 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 14. To register for one or both events, visit www.dallasisd.org/esser.

Virtual community meetings
Listening to our community's wants and needs is an essential part of our job. Whether to discuss the renovation and modernization of our facilities or explain the current redistricting process, we want to listen to Dallas ISD families' ideas and comments. These are the community meetings for next week:

  • 5:30 p.m., Dec. 7, District 7 redistricting virtual town hall. Zoom ID: 831 5974 0734; Password: 454339
  • 6 p.m., Dec. 8, Everette DeGolyer Elementary School renovation. To register, click here.

Discover webinar reminder
Tomorrow, Dec. 4, families interested in the district's choice and magnet programs should not miss the opportunity to learn more at our Discover informational workshops. District and campus representatives will share information about our choice school options for elementary, middle, and high school students. The application period for the district's choice programs is open through January.