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Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

In San Marcos, Davis hits Abbott on pre-K plan

While addressing the Texas State Teachers Association’s convention in San Marcos on Saturday, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis accused her Republican opponent, Greg Abbott, of backing away from his early education policy proposal.

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

Letter: Educators union endorses Hamilton for trustee

Members of the local affiliate of the Texas State Teachers Association have voted to endorse trustee candidate Michelle Hamilton over the the Place 5 incumbent, union president SUSAN SEATON writes.

Tuesday, July 19th, 2011

Trustees propose no change to tax rate

On Monday, San Marcos CISD Trustees proposed no change to the district's tax rate and chose San Marcos-based Stokes Construction Company for a major building and renovations project at the high school.

Wednesday, April 6th, 2011

Hays educators rally against proposed cuts

About 200 Hays County teacher’s union members and their supporters rallied on Saturday against forthcoming deep cuts to public school funding, calling the budget reductions unconscionable in one of the nation’s wealthiest states.

Wednesday, January 26th, 2011

Trustees make trim from high school renovation

San Marcos CISD Trustees cut $250,000 from a suite of planned building improvements Monday night, but the low-ball estimate of $3.7 million for the projects is still more than the district's $2.5 million remaining in bond funds....

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