Louisa Meyer In Dallas ISD, Creating High School Pride For Youngsters With Pep Rallies And T-Shirts By Dianna Douglas • Mar 26, 2015 Dianna Douglas Recent pep rallies at elementary schools across Dallas have included a little gift for every kid in attendance -- a T-shirt with the name of their local high school and the year they’ll graduate. Supporters Say They've Collected Enough Signatures For Dallas Home-Rule School Petition By Bill Zeeble • May 14, 2014 Bill Zeeble / KERA News The effort to remake Dallas schools through the home-rule process has passed a crucial test. The group backing the change says it has 48,000 signatures, nearly twice as many needed to take the next step. Supporters Of Home-Rule Proposal Explain Why They Want To Reform Dallas Schools By Bill Zeeble • Apr 28, 2014 Bill Zeeble / KERA News Dallas schools could be at a turning point. As officials consider a “home-rule” proposal that would remake the district, here's a look at how the process works and why supporters believe DISD needs it. On Tuesday, we'll report on the arguments against the effort.