August 14, 2023

Dear DCSD Parents and Students:

The start of the 2023-24 school year has been truly remarkable! The schools are filled with energy, happiness, and a renewed sense of purpose. I had the privilege of visiting over 25 schools, and the warmth and engagement I found were inspirational and reaffirmed my belief in the undeniable power of public education to transform lives and remember that we are in the people’s business in everything we do.

Speaking of incredible people, our families have shown tremendous patience and understanding as we navigate transportation challenges and implement new security measures. Yes, there have been some initial concerns, but I am confident that with our staff’s unwavering dedication and “can-do” attitude, we will continually improve in these areas. These employees are working hard every day to ensure the safe transportation of our students and the security of our schools….–> Read More