Big Changes For Students, Staff As Classes Resume In The DeSoto ISD

DeSOTO (CBSDFW.COM) – The DeSoto Independent School District is implementing some major changes as students return to the classroom today.  Classes were abruptly cancelled earlier this month after a video showed a DeSoto West Middle School student throwing a chair at a substitute teacher — hitting him on the head.

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Police Investigating Fight Involving Students, Teacher at DeSoto West Middle School

DeSoto, TX - The Desoto Police Department is investigating a fight that took place on Thursday at DeSoto West Middle School. According to the DeSoto Police Department, officers have been made aware of several videos circulating on social media depicting an altercation between a teacher and several students.

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North Texas schools hosting job fairs to address staffing shortages amid rise in COVID cases

DALLAS — Staffing shortages are among challenges many school districts are facing right now. It’s a challenge that has been present since the beginning of the school year, but complicated by the recent surging positive cases of COVID-19. 

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Two DeSoto Schools Temporarily Closed Because of COVID-19 Cases

DeSoto, TXSchools and universities across North Texas are shifting to virtual learning as COVID-19 cases surge due to the delta variant, including two in DeSoto ISD.

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Comunicado de prensa para comidas gratuitas (opción de verano sin interrupciones) en el año escolar 2021-2022

DeSoto, TX - DeSoto ISD  anunció hoy su política de que, en este año escolar, se ofrecerán comidas saludables a todos los estudiantes sin costo alguno en todos los días escolares.

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DeSoto Seamless Summer Option Free Meals in School Year 2021-2022

DeSoto, TX- DeSoto ISD announced its policy that this school year, healthy meals will be offered every school day to all students at no cost. Typically, a student’s household must meet income eligibility requirements to qualify for free or reduced-price meals.

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DeSoto ISD Offers Nearly $60K in Incentives For New ‘Master Teacher' Role

DeSoto, TX - A North Texas school district is offering teachers up to $57,000 in extra pay on top of their base salaries to help their students succeed.  It's part of a plan to improve performance by bringing some of the best educators to the table.

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DeSoto ISD to give $3k bonus to all current, new employees

DeSOTO, Texas - In an effort to reward and retain teachers, school districts continue to offer bonuses and incentives for better pay.  DeSoto ISD is giving a $3,000 bonus for all current and new employees. Beyond that, there are even more ways teachers can get much larger checks this year.

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DeSoto ISD reconsiders payment to former high school football coach after concerns about legality arise

DeSoto, TX - An attempt to settle a grievance by a former football coach in DeSoto drove a wedge between the school board and the state official charged with monitoring its work.

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DeSoto ISD Middle School Transforms Classrooms to Serve Families

DeSoto,TX - The racks and shelves display things you'd see in a store, and that's what it is at East Middle School in the DeSoto ISD -- a store where families can get what they need, from clothes to toiletries to food.

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