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Board Approves District of Innovation Plan for MISD


District of Innovation Plan Approved by the Board of Trustees

Midlothian, TX, April 17, 2017 -- Midlothian ISD Board of Trustees approves the District of Innovation (DOI) Plan. A District of Innovation provides the opportunity for local control, customization, autonomy and flexibility within certain areas of the district.  In order to create a DOI, a school district must adopt an innovation plan for its district.

In creating the innovation plan for Midlothian ISD, a committee was established to assist with the plans creation.  The committee consisted of teachers, principals, administrators, and community members. A total of twenty-seven people were invited to participate, and the final committee totaled eighteen members.

The committee met on February 21, 2017 to initiate the planning process and again on February 27, 2017 to finalize the DOI plan for MISD. The DOI plan was submitted to the Board for the first review at the March 20, 2017 meeting.

In accordance with the necessary steps for finalization, the plan has been posted to the Midlothian ISD website for 30 days, approved by DEIC on April 12, 2017, and notification was sent to the Texas Commissioner of Education for acknowledgement.  The Board of Trustees gave its final review and approval for the MISD District of Innovation plan at the April 17, 2017 Board meeting. 

To learn more about District of Innovation and review the MISD DOI Plan, click here

Midlothian Independent School District serves more than 8,500 students in grades Pre-K-12. Located just 30 miles south of Dallas and Fort Worth, MISD is frequently cited by residents as the key reason for moving to Midlothian. Students attend one of 11 campuses: 7 elementary schools, 2 middle schools, and 2 high schools.

The vision of Midlothian ISD to to inspire excellence today to change the world tomorrow.  For more information about MISD, visit www.misd.gs or contact us at info@misd.gs or 972.775.8296.