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Expanding Our Service

PICTURED ABOVE: Sam Taussig ‘16 reads to a group of DISD students during the Day of Service in 2015. Photo by Claire Fletcher. It is a unique experience that serves a dual purpose: educating...

Esta Tierra es tu Tierra: An Introduction

PICTURED ABOVE: Senior Julia Mitterer-Claudet brainstorms ideas for educational reform in the Teen Voices Program. Senior Neha Dronamraju is doing an independent study regarding policy reform in the Dallas Independent School District for undocumented and...

Out of Reach: The Food Fight

Nestled between the Trinity River and the C. F. Hawn Freeway is the South Dallas neighborhood of Bonton. The landscape is sparse, with few buildings besides the houses themselves. The nearest grocery store is...

Dallas Students Unite

At a meeting last August with Leadership ISD’s Civic Leaders Fellowship, a selective 10-month program of 47 civic leaders who learn about and discuss public education in Dallas County, Director of Service Learning Laura...

The STEAM Scene

A purple laptop with a Ron Jon Surf Shop sticker buzzes at a constant rate of 10 email alerts per minute. A walkie- talkie in the back corner of the room office mutters something to...