Dallas ISD Theory of Action

What types of autonomies are available?

  • Most major divisions in the district have one or more of their departments that offer autonomies through the district’s Theory of Action.

    These divisions, include:

    • Finance
    • Human Capital Management
    • Operations
    • School Leadership
    • Strategic Initiatives
    • Teaching and Learning
    • Technology

    The earned 'school' autonomies are based on the Local Accountability System (LAS) ratings, where schools earn autonomies from the managed foundation that allow alternative methods and models of instruction.

    For a complete list of the 2020-2021 autonomies and process click here.