Dallas parents give feedback on special education

Saturday’s meeting between Dallas School District officials and parents of students in special education revealed concerns ranging from lack of staff qualifications to parents being in the dark about their children’s progress at school.

August 15, 2018 11:54 a.m. read more..

New CTE building planned for DHS

A new career and technical education building at Dallas High School is included with the projects paid for with the remainder of Dallas School District’s maintenance bond.

August 8, 2018 3:48 p.m. read more..

Dallas High establishes cellphone-free zone

Two schools, two different philosophies regarding cellphones. Dallas High School Principal Steve Spencer demonstrated for the Dallas School Board members a system in which students would place their cellphones into a pouch during class, preventing use.

July 31, 2018 1:58 p.m. read more..

Transgender policy lawsuit dismissed

The lawsuit challenging Dallas School District’s policy and safety plan allowing transgender students to use locker rooms and bathrooms matching their gender identity was dismissed in the U.S. District Court in Portland on Tuesday.

July 25, 2018 5:07 p.m. read more..

ODE orders more for special education

The Oregon Department of Education has ordered the Dallas School District to provide “compensatory education” to three students, conduct a special education policy review, and provide additional training following the conclusion of four investigations.

July 25, 2018 noon read more..

FACES program in funding crisis

The Family Academics Community and Enrichment for Success program, aka FACES, in Falls City was passed over for a third 21st Century Community Learning Center grant.

July 18, 2018 noon read more..