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New Partnership Enhances AISD Community-Based Pre-K

July 2, 2020
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Community-Based Pre-K Expands Partnerships Across the Arlington ISD Arlington ISD’s new community-based Pre-K partnership is a win for everyone. While community-based Pre-K isn’t new in the district, a new three-way partnership among Arlington ISD, Child Care Associates and local child-care centers is not only keeping the program going, but it’s also ensuring the program continues…

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Take 25 to keep kids safe

Take 25 a Reminder to Keep Students Safe During Break

July 1, 2020
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Take 25 Invites Community to Focus on Child Safety Arlington ISD Superintendent Dr. Marcelo Cavazos normally ends the school year at an elementary school with the Arlington police chief. There, they would talk with elementary students about the importance of a safe summer focusing on “take 25”. The COVID-19 pandemic made that assembly impossible. However,…

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Johns Elementary pre-k patio

2019 Bond Gets Johns Elementary a New Pre-K Patio

June 29, 2020
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Johns Elementary Pre-K Gets a New Look Thanks to 2019 Bond Voters Johns Elementary has a new Pre-K patio. The first construction project of the 2019 Bond to be completed, this project at Johns replaced an old patio that was falling apart. See construction photos. “The patio had been falling and detaching from the building,”…

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Arlington ISD Online Registration: Superintendent Updates

Superintendent Updates Families

June 26, 2020
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In a letter to parents and guardians today, Superintendent Dr. Marcelo Cavazos shared what the Arlington ISD knows so far about how students and teachers will return to class this fall. Here is his letter:

Dear Parents and Guardians,

Last week I promised you an update regarding our Return to School plan based on guidance expected from the Texas Education Agency (TEA) on Tuesday. Unfortunately, the TEA wasn’t ready to release the guidance but I still want to share what we do know right now about this fall.

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Martin graduate Seba Suber

Martin High Graduate is Making Her Voice Heard for Black Lives Matter

June 22, 2020
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Arlington ISD Alumni Seba Suber Continues to be a Voice for Black Lives Matter Seba Suber has been very busy the last couple of months. That’s what happens when you’re the CEO of the Houston Museum of African American Culture (HMAAC) given the climate currently in the United States. Whether it’s been covering the George…

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Youth Leadership Arlington

Youth Leadership Arlington Calls on Arlington ISD Students

June 19, 2020
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Youth Leadership Arlington Invites Juniors from Arlington ISD High Schools to Apply Arlington is looking for students who will be juniors this fall to apply for a spot with Youth Leadership Arlington. Youth Leadership Arlington is designed to prepare and encourage students from diverse backgrounds to serve as leaders among their peers while building their…

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Summer Reading Options

Summer Reading Options at Arlington ISD and Arlington Libraries

June 17, 2020
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Arlington ISD and Arlington Public Libraries Offer Summer Reading Opportunities for Students It’s summertime! That means you get to choose the books you want to read! Arlington ISD libraries have lots of e-book options, and the Arlington Public Library has a fun summer reading challenge complete with prizes. Libraries Closed but Books are Open “Summertime…

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Arlington ISD Advanced Academics has Strong End to School Year

June 15, 2020
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Advanced Academics a Win for Arlington ISD Students The Arlington ISD 2019-20 school year might not have ended like everyone had planned, but that doesn’t mean it wasn’t a strong finish for students involved in advanced academics. There was Bowie High School getting recertified as an AVID Demonstration School, Seguin High School honored by the…

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Arlington ISD Resolution

Arlington ISD Resolution on Racial and Social Equity

June 12, 2020
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Arlington Independent School District – Resolution of the Board of Trustees To Address Racial and Social Equity in the Arlington ISD WHEREAS, recent events have renewed attention to prejudices, injustices, and inequalities embedded in social structure and in society; and WHEREAS, Arlington ISD recognizes that all students deserve to learn in a system free of…

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Resolution Adopted as District commits to examine all systems to remedy racism

June 12, 2020
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June 12, 2020 – The Arlington ISD Board of Trustees adopted a resolution during Thursday night’s meeting to call upon the district to examine its current culture and systems in an effort to strengthen, improve and modify practices as needed to recognize implicit systemic bias and remedy racism. “Our district has done significant work in…

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