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New Report of An Amazing Education Tool!

Educators nationwide are finding out about a tool that is very easy to operate yet amazing in its multiple uses. The device is mostly made of all natural products and very affordable. “It was awesome how my students were able to use this for a variety of things from writing fiction or non-fictional stories to computing complicated mathematical formulas.” said Penny Sal, 9th grade teacher at Faber-Castell High School.

In the past, the device’s output has been known to aid blooming romantic relationships, start and end wars, and bring out emotions of all types. The tool has been around for over 500 years but lately due to varied classroom technologies there are many students who do not know what they are or how to use them. “If we could ever have students truly master these we would see incredible advances in education and other areas of life,” said Dr. Wood, author of “Get the Lead Out and Start Learning.” 

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EDWEEK magazine is doing an article on Early Literacy that will feature the success of the ARI program at Southside Primary. Mr. Stephen Sawchuk, associate editor of EDWEEK, met with Allison Kelley, Mrs. Mitchell, Mrs. Carrington, and several members of Southside Primary, Monday, March 30 to gather information about the program.


Congratulations to J. E. Terry Elementary Kindergarten teacher, Ms. Dorothy Owens, on winning the WAKA Golden Apple Award

Dallas County Board of Education will conduct School Board Attorney interviews at the Dallas County Courthouse in the Commissioners’ Chamber on Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at 5:00p.m., 6:00p.m., and 7:00p.m.


Click here for information about First Class, Alabama's Pre-K Program

School DistrictPublishing is proud to present the 2014-15 Alabama School Guide. Alabama School Guide


2014-2015 School Calendar

Click the link above to download the calendar. It is in PDF format.



We have openings for teachers in the following areas...

See Human Resource Page for details and Applications

Online help is available...
Visit the Dallas County Schools Web Page at and click on the For Parents link on the left.
You will find links to many helpful resources concerning Cybercitizenship and Technology in the Dallas County School System.

The Dallas County School System is in compliance with the Highly Qualified Requirements (Section 1119) (I) (1). Attestations are available to review upon request. Please contact Zella R. Ford, Federal Programs Coordinator at

Class Size Reduction (CSR), Title II During FY 2014-2015 Title II funds will be used to pay for four (4) class size reduction units at the following schools:

Ø Brantley Elementary- Fifth Grade (1.00 FTE)
Ø Salem Elementary- Fifth Grade- (.62 FTE)
Ø Keith Middle High – Sixth Grade - (.98 FTE)
Ø William R. Martin Middle – Eighth Grade (.74 FTE)

A total of $191,942.61 will be expended on class size reduction classes for a total of 3.34 units. NOTE: CSR teachers are paid from the Title-II funds to reduce student ratios to classroom teachers.


The Dallas County Board of Education Accountability Report for 2012-2013 is now available.
Financial and School Safety/Discipline portions of the report are available at
Department: Business and Finance

Click here for the Business and Finance 2014 Accountability Report

Student Achievement data is available at the Alabama State Department of Education website under the ALSDE Spotlight labeled “Accountability Reporting.
For additional information, you may call Mrs. Brenda Turner, Chief School Finance Officer at 334-876-4471.

SES Provider Announcement: Notice: Parents of Students Attending

Keith Middle High School Dallas County High
Southside High
Please click here to view the announcement concerning this.

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The Dallas County Board of Education is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of the Dallas County Board of Education not to discriminate on the basis of disability, national origin, race, religion, sex or age in its programs and activities. The Dallas County Board of Education provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. If you have reason to believe that you have been discriminated against, you may contact either of the following: 

Mrs. Hattie Shelton, Assistant Superintendent, PO Box 1056, Selma, AL 36702, 334.876.4470- email
Mrs. Felicia Y. King-Thomas, Section 504 Coordinator, PO Box 1056, Selma, AL 36702, 334-876-4473- email: