Dallas ISD board approves hybrid-learning for high school students

In-person learning starts Monday for pre-K, kindergarten, sixth, and ninth grades. Other grades will return on Oct. 5.

In a meeting Thursday night, the Dallas Independent School District Board of Trustees voted to approve a hybrid learning model for high school students. 

More families than originally thought have chosen in-person learning instead of online learning, school officials said. 

Because of that, the school board adopted the hybrid model. 

In-person learning starts Monday for pre-K, kindergarten, sixth, and ninth grades. Other grades will return on Oct. 5.

Officials said too many students back on campus will make it difficult to follow the distancing requirements in the classrooms. Especially in high schools where students have to file into hallways during several period changes throughout the day. 

The school board approved the request made by high school principals Thursday night in which high school students will follow a hybrid model to begin the

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