All Dallas ISD schools will be open to host students in person next year.
“With Covid-19 cases continuing to significantly decline, we are confident every school can safely open to students when school starts again in August,” the district writes in a news release.
DISD has started a campaign with the hashtag #DallasISDBack2It to promote the decision, writing that students who learn on campus “significantly outperform” students who are taking classes virtually.
The district will continue following CDC-recommended cleaning and sanitizing protocols.
Superintendent Michael Hinojosa announced in January the district would not return to fully virtual learning unless forced to do so.
To learn more about what DISD has been doing this year, watch the 2021 Virtual State of the District, which includes a performance of the Hamilton song “My Shot” by several DISD high school students.
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