# Dallas isd
Fort Worth ISD Installs GPS Trackers on Busses
Fort Worth ISD has agreed to spend about $80,000 to provide GPS trackers on school buses.Ash Gerlach/Unsplash. Forth Worth ISD is spending nearly $80,000 to provide GPS trackers on their school buses. Unfortunately, it's not an exact comfort to parents who say their kids have been repeatedly dropped off in the wrong neighborhoods.
Fort Worth ISD Announces Karen Molinar as Interim Superintendent
The Fort Worth ISD is still looking for a new superintendent.Kenny Eliason/Unsplash. The Fort Worth Independent School District has named its interim superintendent as Kent Scribner's retirment is next week. WFAA reports that trustees named Karen Molinar has been named to serve as the district's top leader as they continue to search for Scribner's successor. Scribner announced in January that he is retiring Aug. 31.
Dallas and Fort Worth ISD are Implementing New Security Measures
Both Dallas ISD and Fort Worth ISD is upgrading and expanding security ahead of school starting.Scott Graham/Unsplash. North Texas students are heading back to school on Monday. The two biggest school districts have police on their toes, with the security of the children and teachers now the primary focus. CBS DFW reports that lots of money were spent at Dallas Independent School District and Fort Worth Independent School District for security upgrades after the recent shooting in Uvalde.
Dallas Homeless Youth Shelter Expanding Hours Thanks to Grant
A homeless youth shelter will soon be able to operate 24/7 thanks to a $215K grant.Priscilla Du Preez/Unsplash. School is back in session on Monday for all Dallas ISD schools that did not start on the early calendar. With school starting just days away, it's a busy time for teachers, staff, and non-profits that provide services for homeless students. Fox 4 reports that a local non-profit that aids homeless students is able to grow its outreach, thanks to a grant from the Moody Foundation.
School is Back for Students in 5 Dallas ISD Schools
Students at five different Dallas ISD schools are back for another school year.MChe Lee/Unsplash. The school year has arrived for several schools in the Dallas Independent School District. This day also marks the first day for the district's new superintendent. According to Fox 4, five schools have begun their school year. These five schools follow the school day redesign schedule, giving them an extra five weeks of instruction.
Texas School District Requires Clear Backpack Because of Uvalde Incident
The May 24 incident at Uvalde School is still fresh in the minds of Texans where 19 students and two teachers were killed by the 18-year-old gunman. Representative Dustin Burrows on the investigation committee said:
Dallas School District Revises Dress Code for New Year Causing Mixed Support
A school district on the outskirts of Dallas has made some new clothing changes for the upcoming school year. Forney Independent School District announced students can no longer wear hoodies, skirts, shorts, and other attire beginning for the 2022-23 school year.
Dallas ISD Offering Free Summer Meals For Kids
This summer, Dallas ISD will provide healthy, no-cost summer meals for children 18 and younger and enrolled students up to 21 years old.Kenny Eliason/Unsplash. This summer, the Dallas ISD is bringing healthy, no-cost summer meals to children 18 and younger, as well as enrolled students up to 21 years old with disabilities. According to NBC DFW reports that this program is a U.S. Department of Agriculture nutrition program administered by the Texas Department of Agriculture.