Dallas ISD’s proposed $1.8B budget includes money to increase minimum wages, address COVID-19 slide

Kindergarten students work independently in Michelle Davis’ class at F.P. Caillet Elementary in Dallas on Wednesday, May 5, 2021. (Lynda M. González/The Dallas Morning News)

Dallas trustees are set to approve a $1.8 billion budget that tackles the COVID-19 learning slide for students, raises the district’s minimum wage and devotes millions to a discipline system overhaul. But it does not include a major across-the-board raise for teachers who have lobbied that the boost was especially needed after a tiring and … Read more