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KVUE-TV Austin
State representative calls for suspension of Texas' STAAR examSTAAR exams while it “tries to iron out STAAR’s many kinks.” State Rep. Jason
State representative calls for suspension of Texas' STAAR exam
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 15 hours ago
STAAR exams while it “tries to iron out STAAR’s many kinks.” State Rep. Jason Isaac’s proposal comes the week after the Texas Education Agency announced it was penalizing the New Jersey-based company that develops and administers the... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
State Representative Calls for Suspension of Texas' STAAR Examand families," Isaac said. The legislative session begins in January. Read mo
State Representative Calls for Suspension of Texas' STAAR Exam
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 16 hours ago
and families," Isaac said. The legislative session begins in January. Read more about the contentious STAAR exams: The Texas Education Agency slapped the New Jersey-based company that develops and administers the state's controversial STAAR... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
State Representative Calls for Suspension of Texas' STAAR Exam - State Representative Calls for Suspension of Texas' STAAR Exam by Kiah Collier The Texas Tribune Aug. 29 2016 A state representative who has passed legislation aimed at reeling in Te...and families," Isaac said. The legislative session begins in January. Read mo
State Representative Calls for Suspension of Texas' STAAR Exam - State Representative Calls for Suspension of Texas' STAAR Exam by Kiah Collier The Texas Tribune Aug. 29 2016 A state representative who has passed legislation aimed at reeling in Te...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 17 hours ago
and families," Isaac said. The legislative session begins in January. Read more about the contentious STAAR exams: The Texas Education Agency slapped the New Jersey-based company that develops and administers the state's controversial STAAR... Read more
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KERA North Texas
An 82-Year-Old And His Granddaughter Are Both Attending College In San Antonioat San Antonio. [Buzzfeed News] A state representative has called for the susp
An 82-Year-Old And His Granddaughter Are Both Attending College In San Antonio
KERA North Texas / Posted 17 hours ago
at San Antonio. [Buzzfeed News] A state representative has called for the suspension of STAAR exams. Just a week ago, the Texas Education Agency announced it was penalizing the New Jersey-based company that develops and administers the test more... Read more
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11 News Houston
State representative calls for suspension of Texas' STAAR examSTAAR exams while it “tries to iron out STAAR’s many kinks.” State Rep. Jason
State representative calls for suspension of Texas' STAAR exam
11 News Houston / Posted yesterday
STAAR exams while it “tries to iron out STAAR’s many kinks.” State Rep. Jason Isaac’s proposal comes the week after the Texas Education Agency announced it was penalizing the New Jersey-based company that develops and administers the... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Houston's most improved school districts of 2015and STAAR Science. The data was sourced from the National Center for Education
Houston's most improved school districts of 2015
Houston Chronicle / Posted yesterday
and STAAR Science. The data was sourced from the National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept. of Education, and the Texas Education Agency. There are a few caveats: First, districts with fewer than three schools were omitted, as were... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
State representative calls for suspension of Texas' STAAR examSTAAR exams while it “tries to iron out STAAR’s many kinks.” State Rep. Jason
State representative calls for suspension of Texas' STAAR exam
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted yesterday
STAAR exams while it “tries to iron out STAAR’s many kinks.” State Rep. Jason Isaac’s proposal comes the week after the Texas Education Agency announced it was penalizing the New Jersey-based company that develops and administers the... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
TEA asking test vendor for millions to fix testing systemThe Texas Education Agency is asking for $21 million in penalties from the stat
TEA asking test vendor for millions to fix testing system
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 5 days ago
The Texas Education Agency is asking for $21 million in penalties from the state's STAAR test administrator. As school gears up this week, many will already start prepping for the state standardized test - STAAR. Last year, there were several... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Downgrades Focus Learning Academy, TX's Education Revs to 'CCC'with three modular/temporary buildings. Those buildings were completed in early
Fitch Downgrades Focus Learning Academy, TX's Education Revs to 'CCC'
Business Wire / Posted 5 days ago
with three modular/temporary buildings. Those buildings were completed in early 2016. CHARTER REVOCATION RISK The Texas Education Agency (TEA) assigned Focus an IR accountability rating for three consecutive years, academic years... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
West Has Risen: Three Years After Explosion, Students Have Real Homeis just a remarkable building." Who is paying for that remarkable building? Fo
West Has Risen: Three Years After Explosion, Students Have Real Home
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 6 days ago
is just a remarkable building." Who is paying for that remarkable building? For once, not the taxpayers; insurance, the Texas Education Agency, and FEMA footed the bill for the $50-plus million project. West students can enjoy the new school... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
New schools open in Texas town in 2013 fertilizer blastsite, as the West Legacy March. The new campus for the West Independent School
New schools open in Texas town in 2013 fertilizer blast
KTXS Abilene / Posted 6 days ago
site, as the West Legacy March. The new campus for the West Independent School District was paid for with insurance money, plus funds from the Texas Education Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Online: http://www.wes... Read more
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11 News Houston
Three years after explosion, new school opens in West"This is just a remarkable building." So, who paid for that remarkable buildin
Three years after explosion, new school opens in West
11 News Houston / Posted 6 days ago
"This is just a remarkable building." So, who paid for that remarkable building? For once, not the taxpayers. Insurance, the Texas Education Agency, and FEMA footed the bill for the project, which cost more than $50 million. Copyright 2... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
New schools open in Texas town in 2013 fertilizer blastMarch. The new campus for the West Independent School District was paid for wi
New schools open in Texas town in 2013 fertilizer blast
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 6 days ago
March. The new campus for the West Independent School District was paid for with insurance money, plus funds from the Texas Education Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Online: Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
New schools open in Texas town in 2013 fertilizer blastMarch. The new campus for the West Independent School District was paid for wi
New schools open in Texas town in 2013 fertilizer blast
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 6 days ago
March. The new campus for the West Independent School District was paid for with insurance money, plus funds from the Texas Education Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Online: Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
New schools open in Texas town in 2013 fertilizer blastsite, as the West Legacy March. The new campus for the West Independent School
New schools open in Texas town in 2013 fertilizer blast
KTXS Abilene / Posted 6 days ago
site, as the West Legacy March. The new campus for the West Independent School District was paid for with insurance money, plus funds from the Texas Education Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Online: http://www.wes... Read more
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KXXV Waco
New schools open in Texas town in 2013 fertilizer blastMarch. The new campus for the West Independent School District was paid for wi
New schools open in Texas town in 2013 fertilizer blast
KXXV Waco / Posted 6 days ago
March. The new campus for the West Independent School District was paid for with insurance money, plus funds from the Texas Education Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Online: Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
Students March To New Schools In WestMarch. The new campus for the West Independent School District was paid for wi
Students March To New Schools In West
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 6 days ago
March. The new campus for the West Independent School District was paid for with insurance money, plus funds from the Texas Education Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency. (© Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All Rights... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
New schools open in Texas town in 2013 fertilizer blastMarch. The new campus for the West Independent School District was paid for wi
New schools open in Texas town in 2013 fertilizer blast
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 6 days ago
March. The new campus for the West Independent School District was paid for with insurance money, plus funds from the Texas Education Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Online: Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
New schools open in Texas town in 2013 fertilizer blastMarch. The new campus for the West Independent School District was paid for wi
New schools open in Texas town in 2013 fertilizer blast
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 6 days ago
March. The new campus for the West Independent School District was paid for with insurance money, plus funds from the Texas Education Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Online: Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
New schools open in Texas town in 2013 fertilizer blastMarch. The new campus for the West Independent School District was paid for wi
New schools open in Texas town in 2013 fertilizer blast
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 6 days ago
March. The new campus for the West Independent School District was paid for with insurance money, plus funds from the Texas Education Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Online: Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Embattled STAAR Test Vendor Facing $20 Million Fine - Embattled STAAR Test Vendor Facing $20 Million Fine by Kiah Collier The Texas Tribune Aug. 23 2016 *Correction appended. The Texas Education Agency is penalizing the New Jersey-based company th...*Correction appended. The Texas Education Agency is penalizing the New Jersey-
Embattled STAAR Test Vendor Facing $20 Million Fine - Embattled STAAR Test Vendor Facing $20 Million Fine by Kiah Collier The Texas Tribune Aug. 23 2016 *Correction appended. The Texas Education Agency is penalizing the New Jersey-based company th...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 6 days ago
*Correction appended. The Texas Education Agency is penalizing the New Jersey-based company that develops and administers the state's controversial STAAR tests — to the tune of $20.7 million — over widespread logistical and technical issues reported... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
West has risen: Three years after explosion, students have real homeis just a remarkable building." Who is paying for that remarkable building? Fo
West has risen: Three years after explosion, students have real home
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 6 days ago
is just a remarkable building." Who is paying for that remarkable building? For once, not the taxpayers; insurance, the Texas Education Agency and FEMA footed the bill for the over $50 million project. West students can enjoy the new school... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
The Brief: Different Takes on Immigration in Trump's Texas Swing - The Brief: Different Takes on Immigration in Trump's Texas Swing by John Reynolds The Texas Tribune Aug. 24 2016 The Big Conversation GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump wrapped ...in preparation for a Wednesday protest rally. Embattled STAAR Test Vendor Faci
The Brief: Different Takes on Immigration in Trump's Texas Swing - The Brief: Different Takes on Immigration in Trump's Texas Swing by John Reynolds The Texas Tribune Aug. 24 2016 The Big Conversation GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump wrapped ...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 6 days ago
in preparation for a Wednesday protest rally. Embattled STAAR Test Vendor Facing $20 Million Fine, by Kiah Collier — The Texas Education Agency is slapping the New Jersey-based company that develops and administers the state's controversial STAAR... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
DA, feds investigate alleged theft of laptops at Prime Prep Academyforgotten all about it.” He said he’s received no follow-up calls from law enf
DA, feds investigate alleged theft of laptops at Prime Prep Academy
Dallas Morning News / Posted 7 days ago
forgotten all about it.” He said he’s received no follow-up calls from law enforcement about the missing computers. The Texas Education Agency staff has a separate investigation into the management and finances of the school, which closed in... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Texas lawmakers shouldn't remove college grants that help poor and middle-class studentsto make college more affordable. We look forward to the report from Gov. Greg A
Texas lawmakers shouldn't remove college grants that help poor and middle-class students
Dallas Morning News / Posted 7 days ago
to make college more affordable. We look forward to the report from Gov. Greg Abbott's task force — with members from the Texas Education Agency, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and the Texas Workforce Commission — on innovative... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Texas lawmakers shouldn't remove college grants that help thousands of poor and middle-classto make college more affordable. We look forward to the report from Gov. Greg A
Texas lawmakers shouldn't remove college grants that help thousands of poor and middle-class
Dallas Morning News / Posted 7 days ago
to make college more affordable. We look forward to the report from Gov. Greg Abbott's task force — with members from the Texas Education Agency, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and the Texas Workforce Commission — on innovative... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Embattled STAAR test vendor facing $20 million fineThe Texas Education Agency is penalizing the New Jersey-based company that deve
Embattled STAAR test vendor facing $20 million fine
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 7 days ago
The Texas Education Agency is penalizing the New Jersey-based company that develops and administers the state's controversial STAAR tests — to the tune of $20.7 million — over widespread logistical and technical issues reported with the spring... Read more
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11 News Houston
Embattled STAAR test vendor facing $20 million fineThe Texas Education Agency is penalizing the New Jersey-based company that deve
Embattled STAAR test vendor facing $20 million fine
11 News Houston / Posted 7 days ago
The Texas Education Agency is penalizing the New Jersey-based company that develops and administers the state's controversial STAAR tests — to the tune of $20.7 million — over widespread logistical and technical issues reported with the spring... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Embattled STAAR Test vendor facing $20 Million fineby Kiah Collier,The Texas Tribune The Texas Education Agency is penalizing the
Embattled STAAR Test vendor facing $20 Million fine
KTXS Abilene / Posted 7 days ago
by Kiah Collier,The Texas Tribune The Texas Education Agency is penalizing the New Jersey-based company that develops and administers the state's controversial STAAR tests — to the tune of $20.7 million — over widespread logistical and technical... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Embattled STAAR test vendor facing $20 million fineThe Texas Education Agency is penalizing the New Jersey-based company that deve
Embattled STAAR test vendor facing $20 million fine
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 7 days ago
The Texas Education Agency is penalizing the New Jersey-based company that develops and administers the state's controversial STAAR tests — to the tune of $20.7 million — over widespread logistical and technical issues reported with the spring... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Embattled STAAR Test Vendor Facing $20 Million FineThe Texas Education Agency is penalizing the New Jersey-based company that deve
Embattled STAAR Test Vendor Facing $20 Million Fine
KERA North Texas / Posted 7 days ago
The Texas Education Agency is penalizing the New Jersey-based company that develops and administers the state's controversial STAAR tests — to the tune of $20.7 million — over widespread logistical and technical issues reported with the spring... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Judge Denies State's Request to Toss STAAR SuitAfter a group of parents sued the Texas Education Agency over the 2016 administ
Judge Denies State's Request to Toss STAAR Suit
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 7 days ago
After a group of parents sued the Texas Education Agency over the 2016 administration of STAAR exams, state lawyers argued this summer that the parents had no standing and asked the courts to drop the case. This week, the first day of school for... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
900 cases in 5 years: Texas education agency to ask lawmakers to help curb teacher/student sexstudents were opened in Texas. Those alleged relationships have been bolstered
900 cases in 5 years: Texas education agency to ask lawmakers to help curb teacher/student sex
Houston Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
students were opened in Texas. Those alleged relationships have been bolstered by social media interactions, a vessel the Texas Education Agency wants state lawmakers to tighten and regulate in the 85th Legislature next year. No statewide policy... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
900 cases in 5 years: Texas education agency to ask lawmakers to help curb teacher/student sexstudents were opened in Texas. Those alleged relationships have been bolstered
900 cases in 5 years: Texas education agency to ask lawmakers to help curb teacher/student sex
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 8 days ago
students were opened in Texas. Those alleged relationships have been bolstered by social media interactions, a vessel the Texas Education Agency wants state lawmakers to tighten and regulate in the 85th Legislature next year. No statewide policy... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Future growth of program to help struggling Dallas ISD schools in doubt after votestudents school on Monday, Dallas ISD wants parents to know that some of its mo
Future growth of program to help struggling Dallas ISD schools in doubt after vote
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 8 days ago
students school on Monday, Dallas ISD wants parents to know that some of its most struggling campuses are improving. The Texas Education Agency lowered the amount of schools on the "improvement required" list from 37 to 22 when report cards were... Read more
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Wichita Falls Times Record News
WFISD looking into District of Innovation concept, seeking more local controlresolution to study the concept, hold a public hearing, appoint a committee to
WFISD looking into District of Innovation concept, seeking more local control
Wichita Falls Times Record News / Posted 8 days ago
resolution to study the concept, hold a public hearing, appoint a committee to develop a local innovation plan, notify the Texas Education Agency and then vote to adopt that plan. Senior multimedia journalist, columnist and arts reviewer Lana... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
Inappropriate teacher-student relationships in Texas at all-time highher students. But the problem is not isolated to one campus or one district. I
Inappropriate teacher-student relationships in Texas at all-time high
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 9 days ago
her students. But the problem is not isolated to one campus or one district. It is a statewide concern, according to the Texas Education Agency. State investigations into inappropriate teacher-student relationships are at an all-time high, with... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Inside Texas Politics ()discussed that developing issue, why state legislators are questioning the valu
Inside Texas Politics ()
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 9 days ago
discussed that developing issue, why state legislators are questioning the value of Pre-K funding after Gov. Abbott and the Texas Education Agency say it's worthwhile and the impact to local control after a state appeals court judge struck down... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Celebrating a victorydistrict meets state standards, allowing school board members and the superinte
Celebrating a victory
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 10 days ago
district meets state standards, allowing school board members and the superintendent to stay rather than be replaced by the Texas Education Agency. COURTNEY SACCO/CALLER-TIMES Premont ISD faculty members dance to Pharrell Williams' "Happy" during... Read more
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KXXV Waco
ETX schools attend mandatory child abuse training as they head into school yearto know this information. “This curriculum called stewards of children, all of
ETX schools attend mandatory child abuse training as they head into school year
KXXV Waco / Posted 11 days ago
to know this information. “This curriculum called stewards of children, all of the CAC’s in Texas are approved by the Texas education agency to be able to train the educators.” Cook said. A video is also shown that introduces people who have... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
ETX schools attend mandatory child abuse training as they head into school yearto know this information. “This curriculum called stewards of children, all of
ETX schools attend mandatory child abuse training as they head into school year
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 11 days ago
to know this information. “This curriculum called stewards of children, all of the CAC’s in Texas are approved by the Texas education agency to be able to train the educators.” Cook said. A video is also shown that introduces people who have... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
ETX schools attend mandatory child abuse training as they head into school yearto know this information. “This curriculum called stewards of children, all of
ETX schools attend mandatory child abuse training as they head into school year
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 11 days ago
to know this information. “This curriculum called stewards of children, all of the CAC’s in Texas are approved by the Texas education agency to be able to train the educators.” Cook said. A video is also shown that introduces people who have... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
ETX schools attend mandatory child abuse training as they head into school yearto know this information. “This curriculum called stewards of children, all of
ETX schools attend mandatory child abuse training as they head into school year
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 11 days ago
to know this information. “This curriculum called stewards of children, all of the CAC’s in Texas are approved by the Texas education agency to be able to train the educators.” Cook said. A video is also shown that introduces people who have... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Brookesmith ISD ready for new year after TEA plan fulfilledlooking for and that's what we were looking for.” The district was on the brin
Brookesmith ISD ready for new year after TEA plan fulfilled
KTXS Abilene / Posted 11 days ago
looking for and that's what we were looking for.” The district was on the brink of closing in February of 2015 after the Texas Education Agency found “financial” and “academic” shortfalls. The school district fulfilled the TEA-sponsored plan and... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
How a South Texas School District Spurred a Massive Turnaround - How a South Texas School District Spurred a Massive Turnaround by Kiah Collier The Texas Tribune Aug. 18 2016 After five years of landing on the state’s list of low-performing school...ratings released this week rate the 480-student district as "met standards" for
How a South Texas School District Spurred a Massive Turnaround - How a South Texas School District Spurred a Massive Turnaround by Kiah Collier The Texas Tribune Aug. 18 2016 After five years of landing on the state’s list of low-performing school...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 11 days ago
ratings released this week rate the 480-student district as "met standards" for the first time since 2011. That year, the Texas Education Agency sent a letter to then-Superintendent Ernest Singleton saying that the district 70 miles southwest of... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Kids will attend school for fewer, longer days when they head back Mondayespecially when there are young kids involved." In previous years, many public
Kids will attend school for fewer, longer days when they head back Monday
Dallas Morning News / Posted 12 days ago
especially when there are young kids involved." In previous years, many public school districts received waivers from the Texas Education Agency to use three days for staff development, meaning students attended 177 days total. Most districts are... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Big Spring parents, students share public school insight after district earns positive TEA ratingannounced the district "met standards" for the second year in a row, according
Big Spring parents, students share public school insight after district earns positive TEA rating
KXXV Waco / Posted 12 days ago
announced the district "met standards" for the second year in a row, according to the latest ratings released by the Texas Education Agency (TEA), but parents and students revealed Tuesday the classroom experience at some Big Spring public... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Big Spring parents, students share public school insight after district earns positive TEA ratingannounced the district "met standards" for the second year in a row, according
Big Spring parents, students share public school insight after district earns positive TEA rating
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 12 days ago
announced the district "met standards" for the second year in a row, according to the latest ratings released by the Texas Education Agency (TEA), but parents and students revealed Tuesday the classroom experience at some Big Spring public... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Big Spring parents, students share public school insight after district earns positive TEA ratingannounced the district "met standards" for the second year in a row, according
Big Spring parents, students share public school insight after district earns positive TEA rating
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 13 days ago
announced the district "met standards" for the second year in a row, according to the latest ratings released by the Texas Education Agency (TEA), but parents and students revealed Tuesday the classroom experience at some Big Spring public... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Brownwood schools receive favorable TEA ratingsBROWNWOOD, Texas - The Brownwood Independent School District received its accou
Brownwood schools receive favorable TEA ratings
KTXS Abilene / Posted 13 days ago
BROWNWOOD, Texas - The Brownwood Independent School District received its accountability rating from the Texas Education Agency on Monday. Seven of its eight schools were rated as having “met standard,” according to the report. Brownwood Accelerated... Read more
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