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Arlington Police Department Partners with Arlington ISD on Training Simulator

The Arlington Police Department has partnered with the Arlington Independent School District (AISD) on a firearms training simulator. The department purchased the Ti Training Corp TL-102 simulator for approximately $95,000 and received approval from the Texas State Review Board to house it at the AISD Dan Dipert Career and Technical…

Arlington ISD Announces 2018 Accountability Ratings

The Texas Education Agency today released 2018 accountability ratings, the first under the new A-F system that includes three domains – student achievement, school progress and closing the gaps. Individual campuses receive ratings of either Met Standard or Improvement Required and have the ability to earn distinction designations. According to the…

Fourth Annual AISD Back to School Kickoff This Saturday at AT&T Stadium

The fourth annual AISD Back to School Kickoff – a community effort to help 10,000-plus Arlington ISD students and their families prepare for the upcoming school year – will be from 8 a. m. to noon on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018, at AT&T Stadium in Arlington. The event will feature a…

Achieving the Dream: Former AISD Students Land Lockheed Martin Jobs After Internships

When Austin Smith started his Lockheed Martin internship his senior year in 2014 at Martin High School, the hope was that it would lead to a full-time job.“That was kind of the dream of mine,” said Smith, who will start his senior year at the University of Texas at Arlington next month…

Arlington ISD, Dan Dipert Partner for Fine Arts Center Piano

The Arlington ISD has formed a partnership with Dan Dipert to provide $135,000 in funding for a piano to be located at the AISD Fine Arts Center, scheduled to open in fall 2020. The Steinway Spirio Model B Grand Piano will be located in the pre-function space of the Fine Arts…

Arlington ISD to Open Second Early College High School Campus

The Arlington ISD is set to open a second early college high school in partnership with Tarrant County College Southeast Campus. The district was recently notified that its Early College High School Planning Year application for 2018-2019 has been approved by the Texas Education Agency. After successfully completing the planning year,…

Arlington ISD’s Corey Academy Participates in School Kindness Week

When the Corey Academy of Fine Arts and Dual Language PTA was brainstorming on what to do for the school’s Kindness Week, they came up with a number of activities and ways to teach this underused but basic character trait that is quite simple. Kindness is free. Kindness, they wanted to show…

NFL Draft Community Programs Aim to Benefit Arlington Youth

DeMarcus Ware, along with Dallas Cowboys Executive Vice President and Chief Brand Officer Charlotte Jones Anderson and Arlington ISD Superintendent Dr. Marcelo Cavazos  kicked off the first of several NFL Draft Community programs during a community meeting at AT&T Stadium on Thursday, Feb. 8. The group presented two of the outreach…

Arlington ISD Awarded $75,000 Grant for Innovative Health Science Course Equipment

The Arlington ISD has been awarded $75,000 by the Texas  Education Agency’s Perkins Reserve Grant to purchase an anatomage table – a technologically advanced anatomy visualization system – for the district’s health science students. The grant will help the district’s nearly 2,900 students enrolled in Career and Technical Education health science courses…