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Dallas ISD and UT Southwestern to launch STEM school next fall

Dallas ISD and UT Southwestern to launch STEM school next fall

The Dallas School You will have a new school next year with a focus on biomedical sciences. The new campus is a collaboration between Southwestern Utah The DISD is for students in pre-kindergarten through eighth grade.

Beginning in November, families with students from kindergarten through first grade will be able to enroll their children in the medical district’s biomedical school, according to the district’s statement. Each year, the School of Biomedicine will add grade level through eighth grade.

The new school will focus on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) and prepare students for a future in medicine.

It is not necessary to meet academic requirements or live in any area of ​​the city to attend this campus, according to the DISD statement, Enrollment Opportunities

They will be generated randomly through the lottery according to the number of places available in each class and the student’s set of priorities, reportedly.

Half of the available seats are reserved for students from low-income families, while the remaining seats will be opened to other DISD students.

Those interested in applying to the Medical District College of Biomedicine can do so from November 1 to January 31, 2022.

According to the release, this collaboration between DISD and UT Southwestern is the first in the country for elementary students with a focus on biomedical sciences.

“This collaboration will help students learn about the latest resources to prepare themselves to be the next generation of scientists and medical professionals,” Michael Hinojosa, supervisor of the Dallas ISD Institute, said in the district statement.

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“It also highlights how science continues to evolve in unique and innovative ways, even for students as young as three years old,” Hinojosa said.

For more information visit the website of School of Biomedical Medicine District.