Dallas ISD Board Vote Tracker

The Board Vote Tracker provides visibility and insight into the issues that come before the DISD Board of Trustees -- and, more importantly, shows how each Trustee has voted on key issues that have the potential to impact the educational success of our public school children.

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2018 - 2019

board meeting 3.28.19

Key issues:

  • 9.01 Consider and Take Possible Action to Approve Publishers Selected to Provide K-8 Reading Language Arts/Spanish Language Arts, K-5 English and Spanish Phonics, and Personal Financial Literacy Materials (Not to Exceed $30,000,000 Over Ten Years / Instructional Materials Allotment/General Operating/Special Revenue Funds)

  • 9.05 Consider and Take Possible Action to Authorize, Negotiate and Enter into Agreements with Various Vendors for College Access Program (Not to Exceed $11,750,000 Over Five Years/Special Revenue Funds)

BOARD MEETING 2.28.19

Key issues:

  • 6.01 Conduct the Board's Constraint Self-Evaluation in Accordance with the TEA Lone Star Governance Implementation Integrity Instrument (no vote required)

  • 7.14 Consider and Take Possible Action to Approve Innovative Course Applications (passed unanimously on the consent agenda)

  • 8.01 Consider and Take Possible Action to Approve Amendment of Board Policy BDF (Local) Board Internal Organization Citizen Advisory Committees (Second Read, Sponsored by Trustee Edwin Flores, Board President and Trustee Dan Micciche) (failed 3-5)

  • 8.02 Consider and Take Possible Action to Adopt Board Policy ELA (Local) Campus or Program Charters Partnership Charters (passed 5-3)

board meeting 1.24.19

Key issues:

  • 7.02 Conduct the Board's Constraint Self-Evaluation in Accordance with the TEA Lone Star Governance Implementation Integrity Instrument (no vote required)

  • 7.03 Consider and Take Possible Action to Conduct the Eighth Quarter Self-Evaluation in Accordance with the TEA Lone Star Governance Implementation Integrity Instrument (passed 8-0)

  • 8.07 Consider and Take Possible Action to Approve the Recommended School Consolidation of Mark Twain Leadership Vanguard to Adelle Turner ES and John W. Carpenter ES (Non-Academic Reasons - Space Utilization Level) with Approval of Adelle Turner ES and John W. Carpenter ES Attendance Zone Changes and Repurpose Mark Twain Leadership Vanguard to a 1-5 TAG Vanguard Beginning the 2019-2020 School Year and Waive the Notice Deadline Outlined in Board Policy EHBD(LOCAL) and the Renaming Deadline Outlined in CW(LOCAL) and Rename Mark Twain Leadership Vanguard to Mark Twain School for the Talented and Gifted (passed on the consent agenda)

  • 8.08 Consider and Take Possible Action to Approve the Recommended School Consolidation of Roger Q. Mills ES to Cedar Crest ES (Non-Academic Reasons - Space Utilization Level) with Approval of Cedar Crest ES Attendance Zone Changes and Repurpose Roger Q. Mills ES to a 1-8 TAG Vanguard/Academy Beginning the 2019-2020 School Year and Waive the Notice Deadline Outlined in Board Policy EHBD(LOCAL) and the Renaming Deadline Outlined in CW(LOCAL) and Rename Roger Q. Mills ES to Roger Q. Mills School for the Talented and Gifted (passed on the consent agenda)

  • 8.10 Consider and Take Possible Action to Approve an Interlocal Agreement Between Dallas ISD and Parkland Health and Hospital System to Provide Health and Mental Health Care and Support Services to Dallas ISD Children and Their Families at the Youth and Family Centers with No Financial Obligation (passed on the consent agenda)

  • 8.12 Consider and Take Possible Action to Authorize, Negotiate and Enter into Agreements with Recommended Board Certified Psychiatrists as Supplemental Providers for the Provision of Psychiatric Services for Students at the Youth and Family Centers for Districtwide Use (No Additional Financial Impact) (passed on the consent agenda)

  • 9.01 Consider and Take Possible Action to Approve an Agreement with Home Instruction for Parents of Pre-School Youngsters (HIPPY) U.S.A. for a Home-Based Program Designed for Parents to Provide Educational Enrichment for Preschool Children (Not to Exceed $218,792 Over One (1) Year / General Operating / Special Revenue Funds) (passed on the consent agenda)

  • 9.05 Consider and Take Possible Action to Approve the 2019-2020 Recruitment Incentive Proposal (Not to Exceed $2,195,000 General Operating Funds) (passed 8-0)

  • 9.11 Consider and Take Possible Action to Approve Innovative Course Application to Offer African American Studies Course During the 2019-2020 School Year (No Financial Impact) (passed 8-0)



board meeting 12.13.18

Key issues:

  • 8.01 Consider and Take Possible Action to Approve the Superintendent of Schools Evaluation Instrument and 2018-2019 Targets (passed 8-0-1)

  • 8.02 Consider and Take Possible Action to Approve the Third Amendment to the Superintendent of Schools Employment Contract (passed 9-0)

  • 8.04 Conduct the Board’s Constraint Self-Evaluation in Accordance with the TEA Lone Star Governance Implementation Integrity Instrument (no vote required)

  • 9.03 Consider and Take Possible Action to Approve the Deletion of BBD (Exhibit) Board Members Training and Orientation (passed 9-0)

  • 9.04 Consider and Take Possible Action to Approve Amendment to Board Policy EIE (Local) Academic Achievement Retention and Promotion (passed 9-0)

board meeting 11.16.18

Key issues:

  • 6.01 Conduct the Board's Constraint Self-Evaluation in Accordance with the TEA Lone Star Governance Implementation Integrity Instrument (no vote required)

  • 6.02 Consider and Take Possible Action to Conduct the Seventh Quarter Self-Evaluation in Accordance with the TEA Lone Star Governance Implementation Integrity Instrument (passed 8-0)

  • 6.03 Consider and Take Possible Action to Adopt an Order Canvassing Returns and Declaring the Results of a Bond Election Held in the Dallas Independent School District on November 6, 2018 (passed 8-0)

  • 6.04 Consider and Take Possible Action to Adopt an Order Canvassing Returns and Declaring the Results of an Election to Authorize the Purchase Attendance Credits as Provided by Chapter 41, Texas Education Code Held in the Dallas Independent School District on November 6, 2018 (passed 8-0)

  • 6.05 Consider and Take Possible Action to Adopt an Order Canvassing Returns and Declaring the Results of a Tax Ratification Election to Authorize Held in the Dallas Independent School District on November 6, 2018(passed 8-1)

  • 7.07 Consider and Take Possible Action to Approve the Annual Targets for Student Outcome Goals, Goal Progress Measures and Constraint Progress Measures as Part of the Lone Star Governance Program (No Financial Impact) (passed 9-0 on the consent agenda)

BOARD MEETING 10.18.18

Key issues:

  • 6.01 Conduct the Board's Constraint Self-Evaluation in Accordance with the TEA Lone Star Governance Implementation Integrity Instrument. No vote required

  • 6.02 Consider and Take Possible Action to Approve the 86th Legislative Agenda

    Passed 9-0

  • 8.03 Consider and Take Possible Action to Approve a Resolution in Support for Employee Salary Increases (Consent Item 7.23) No vote taken

  • 8.04 Consider and Take Possible Action to Approve a Resolution in Support for District Strategic Initiatives (Consent Item 7.24) Passed 8-1

board meeting 9.27.18

Key Issues:

  • 8.03 Consider and Take Possible Action to Waive the Following Required Sections (Intellectual Property and Return of Intellectual Property) of Board Policy CY (LOCAL) and Approve Agreement with the University of Pittsburgh Institute for Learning Network for School Improvement 9th Grade on Track Gates Foundation Grant (No Financial Impact)  Passed 8-1

  • 8.04 Consider and Take Possible Action to Approve Targeted Improvement Plans for Improvement Required (IR) Schools (No Financial Impact)  Passed unanimously, 9-0

Board meeting 8.23.18

Key Issues:

  • 7.05 Consider and Take Possible action to Authorize, Negotiate, and Enter into Agreements with Recommended Suppliers for Early Learning Pre-K services

  • 7.09 Consider and Take Possible Action to Approve the Interlocal Agreement Between Dallas ISD and North Texas Behavioral Health Authority (NTBHA) to Provide Mental Health First Aid Trainings

  • 7.10-7.14 Consider and Take Possible Action to Approve an Interlocal Agreement
    Between Dallas County Community College District, Dallas Independent School
    District, and Southland Holdings for Wilmer Hutchins High School, Children's Health for Conrad High School, Moss Adams LLP for W.T. White High School, an BridgeWork
    Parners LLC for David W. Carter High School Implementation of P-TECH

  • 7.22 Conduct the Board's Constraint Self-Evaluation in Accordance with the TEA
    Lone Star Governance Implementation Integrity Instrument

  • 7.23 Consider and Take Possible Action to Conduct the First Quarter Self-Evaluation in Accordance with the TEA Lone Star Governance Implementation Integrity Instrument

  • 8.06 Consider and Take Possible Action to Approve and Enter Into an Interlocal
    Agreement with the University of Texas at Dallas for the Provision of Data and Services to Facilitate Research Related to the Teacher Excellence Initiative

  • 8.08 Consider and Take Possible Action to Authorize, Negotiate, and Enter into Agreements with Recommended Suppliers for Racial Equity and Implicit Bias Training

  • 8.15 Consider and Take Possible Action to Approve the 2018-19 Proposed Compensation
    Modifications Which Would Be Retroactive to the Start of the 2018-19 School Year for
    All Eligible Employees Whereas These Modifications are No Longer Dependent Upon Passage of a Tax Ratification Election Due to Additional Revenues Beyond Initial Forecast

Link to view recording of 5.24.18 meeting. Use the dropdown menu to find the section of the meeting you wish to view. 

called BOARD MEETING 8.16.18

Key OIssues:

  • 3A. Consider and Take Possible Action to Approve Resolution to Set the 2018-
    2019 Maintenance and Operations Tax Rate at $1.17 for the Purpose of Maintenance and
    Operations and to Set the 2018-2019 Debt Service Tax Rate at $0.242035 for the
    Purpose of Payment of Principal and Interest on Debts

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