As Dallas continues the search for its next school superintendent, some non-profits and outside organizations are watching closely. These groups work to bridge educational, economic and social gaps in the district.
A few leaders spoke about what they’d like to see in the next leader of Dallas ISD. Check out the advice our CEO Lenita Dunlap and other leaders in the Kera Nonprofit News.
“They have truncated educations, some education in different refugee camps. And so if they’re age 10, they’re automatically put into the fifth grade even though their reading levels are only on the first grade or the second grade,” Dunlap said. “Come sit with the families, come learn what’s going on here in Vickery Meadow. Understand that 8,000 people are coming to our state alone, into this area, and we need to prepare the teachers to adequately serve a diverse population.”