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Hockaday Community Service Programs Debut at Assembly

//PICTURED ABOVE: Hockaday girl tutors her paired student at Gooch Elementary. The Hockaday School has lots of things to boast about: having the only highschool neuroscience program in the country, it’s impressive facilities, and state-of-the-art...

Upper School Students Attend Dallas ISD Meeting

PICTURED ABOVE: Board Member of District Six Joyce Foreman discusses taking possible action to approve a contract with HIPPY USA (Home Instruction for Parents of Pre-School Youngsters). Photo courtesy of DISD. On Jan. 25,...

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...

Peeyr to Peeyr

In a dimly-lit Starbucks on the corner of Coit and Preston, senior Wendy Ho sat bent over Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have a Dream Speech” as she explained rhetorical devices to her mentee,...

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...

Tutoring Takes Failing School List into Account

Forty percent of Dallas Independent School District schools have been labeled as failing. In mid-December, the Texas Education Agency released the Public Education Grant List for 2016-2017. Schools can make the list by either...