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Friday, August 6th, 2010

TEA ratings raise grade for Hays CISD schools, but not district

The Texas Education Agency (TEA) recently confirmed Hays CISD projections that 14 of the district's 19 campuses received an "exemplary" or "recognized" rating on for the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) tests. Overall, however, the district was rated "academically acceptable."

Wednesday, July 14th, 2010

Hays CISD schools receive Energy Star

A dozen schools in Hays CISD were recently awarded the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Energy Star in recognition of their energy efficiency.

Tuesday, October 28th, 2008

Hays CISD Channel: Nine schools receive ‘gold performance’ marks from TEA

Nine Hays CISD campuses received Gold Performance Acknowledgements from the Texas Education Agency for achievements other than those used to determine accountability to the state.

Thursday, June 5th, 2008

Hays CISD Channel:
District improves
preliminary TAKS scores

Hays CISD registered improvement for all student subgroups in preliminary results from the latest Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills.

Saturday, May 17th, 2008

Hays CISD Blog: 35 teachers receive innovation grants at district technology showcase

The Hays CISD Education Foundation gave $31,000 in grants for innovative teachers Thursday night at the districtwide technology showcase. For the school year, the education foundation gave out $70,000 in innovative teaching grants.

Thursday, May 15th, 2008

Hays CISD: District announces summer school schedule

Hays CISD has announced its times, dates and places for summer school.

Tuesday, May 13th, 2008

Hays CISD Blog: Smith wins second straight Hays CISD chess title

Brantle Smith of Wallace Middle School won his second straight Hays CISD chess championship as the school district tries to build a chess program that can compete at the state and national levels.

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