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Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

Hays County property values increase $770M in last year

Driven in large part by new apartment complexes, the overall value of property in Hays County increased 5.1 percent, from $15.03 billion in 2012 to $15.8 billion in 2013, according to preliminary appraisals released on Monday by the Hays Central Appraisal District.

Tuesday, September 18th, 2012

Letter: Isaac offers common sense on schools funding

In this letter to the editor, Wimberley school board president JENNIFER ANDERSON praises State Rep. Jason Isaac for his commitment to improving the state's public education systems.

Tuesday, December 14th, 2010

San Marcos CISD officials respond to FAST ratings

San Marcos CISD did not fare well in an efficiency ratings system issued last week by the state comptroller's office, receiving only 1.5 out of a possible five stars. School district officials say they are studying the...

Monday, August 2nd, 2010

San Marcos CISD reaches recognized status

San Marcos CISD vaulted from academically unacceptable to recognized in the newest Texas Education Agency accountability ratings as African-American, Hispanic and economically disadvantaged students at San Marcos High School all registered double-digit gains in mathematics.

Monday, April 26th, 2010

County gains property value, but home values are down

Hays County gained about $260 million in the last year, according to preliminary data released by the Hays County Central Appraisal District (CAD). However, home values across the county declined in every school district except Wimberley, where...

Monday, February 1st, 2010

San Marcos moves up to 5A in UIL classification

San Marcos High School will compete in District 25-5A starting next school year under University Interscholastic League reclassification announced Monday morning.

Sunday, January 17th, 2010

Appraisal district installs new board of directors

Seven new Hays Central Appraisal District directors -- elected by the county, cities and school districts -- will be sworn in Jan. 21.

Wednesday, January 13th, 2010

CAD to hold swearing in ceremony

Newly elected members of the Hays Central Appraisal District will take the oath of office at 4 p.m. on Jan. 21 at the Lex Word Building, located at 21001 Interstate-35 in Kyle. The public is invited to...

Wednesday, September 9th, 2009

Hays County schools vary about Obama speech

Hays County public school districts took subtly different approaches to President Barack Obama's Tuesday speech to schoolchildren, which was broadcast nationally over the Internet and on C-SPAN and CNN at noon.

Monday, August 3rd, 2009

San Marcos CISD falls to 'unacceptable'

Because San Marcos CISD came up one-half of a point short of a 75-percent graduation rate among its economically disadvantaged students in the Class of 2008, the school district fell to "academically unacceptable" in statewide school accountability...

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