Keller ISD trustees review 2022-23 instructional calendar; new fine arts center will serve Plano ISD and community, plus more education news from DFW

The Keller ISD board of trustees discussed the 2022-23 academic calendar at an Oct. 25 meeting. (Courtesy Fotolia)
The Keller ISD board of trustees discussed the 2022-23 academic calendar at an Oct. 25 meeting. (Courtesy Fotolia)

The Keller ISD board of trustees discussed the 2022-23 academic calendar at an Oct. 25 meeting. (Courtesy Fotolia)

Read the latest education news from the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

Keller ISD trustees review 2022-23 instructional calendar

The Keller ISD board of trustees received a preview of the proposed instructional calendar for the 2022-23 academic school year during its Oct. 25 meeting.

Texas Education Agency accepting applications for $1,500 grants for students in special education

Families of students in special education programs who have been affected by school closures due to COVID-19 can apply for a $1,500 grant from the Texas Education Agency.


Grapevine-Colleyville ISD board approves pay raises, retention payments to stay competitive in job market

The Grapevine-Colleyville ISD board of trustees approved further pay raises for certain existing and new employees in order to keep up with the job market at its Oct. 25 meeting.

New fine arts center will serve Plano ISD, community

The $67.5 million facility is expected to open later this year, according to Superintendent Sara Bonser. Its venues include the Main Stage Auditorium, the Studio Theater, the Dance/Rehearsal Studio, an outdoor Performance Lawn and the Legacy Gallery.

Plano ISD to host informational webinar for specialized district academy programs

Plano ISD plans to host an informational webinar Oct. 28 that will provide a general overview of the district's four academy programs offered at the high school and senior high school levels.

Sandra Sadek, William C. Wadsack and Bailey Lewis contributed to this report.


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