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The Dallas-region is taking an “all hands on deck” approach to solving the same problems faced by urban education systems around the country. Everything from classroom innovation throughout public districts to launching cutting-edge charter school models to strengthening social supports that go beyond school-day hours are all strategies well under way. But this only scratches the surface of what can be accomplished. Dallas needs your talent to keep building on this initial momentum.

Our ed blog is constantly being updated with new and exciting things that ed professionals around Dallas are working on to improve the lives of our kids.


Perot Museum a Valuable Asset to STEM Learning

By: Ashley Bryan

After years of planning and construction, the Perot Museum of Nature and Science officially opened on December 1, 2012. A $200 million project, the Perot represents the single largest investment in math and science education in Texas and rivals long-standing …Continue Reading

Duncan Visits Dallas

By: Ashley Bryan

The City of Dallas rolled-out the red carpet today for ed’s fearless (and very tall) leader, Secretary Arne Duncan. On his first official visit to Dallas, Secretary Duncan jumped right in and engaged with local ed leaders, students, and the …Continue Reading

Dallas ISD is a Race to the Top Finalist

By: Ashley Bryan

I don’t know about you, but I’ve been gnawing my nails in anticipation since November 2 when Dallas ISD submitted its Race to the Top (RTTT) application. RTTT has been a signature component of U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan’s …Continue Reading

Schools of Choice in Grand Prairie ISD

By: Ashley Bryan

Grand Prairie ISD is committed to school choice and is eager to offer options that meet the evolving academic interests and desires of parents and students. To that end, GPISD opened the Young Men’s Leadership Academy and Young Women’s Leadership …Continue Reading