Priorities 3

  1. Develop and expand authentic learning opportunities and support for students 0 - 5 years old across our community.*

  2. Build towards offering universal Pre-K for the DeSoto ISD community. *

  3. Prioritize recruitment of and increased compensation for teachers and teacher leaders in PK – 3rd grades with a demonstrated, quantifiable track record of student achievement and growth.

  4. Emphasize early literacy as the gateway to academic success.

  5. Explore extended school day and year options for elementary school students and families. *

  6. Restructure school grade levels to enhance focus on early learning.

  7. Prioritize one-on-one high-dosage tutoring structures to meet individual needs of elementary students. *