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Wednesday, June 20th, 2012

Brad Rollins’ Blog: How bad can San Marcos STAAR scores be?

San Marcos CISD Superintendent Mark Ead's decision to withhold districtwide STAAR results from the public can only beg one question: How bad is it?

Thursday, February 9th, 2012

San Marcos trustees adopt pilot math curriculum for Miller

After much debate, San Marcos CISD trustees voted last month to adopt a math program intended get students learning algebra in eighth grade. Traditionally, elementary and middle school students are not taught algebra and the Texas Education...

Friday, August 5th, 2011

San Marcos CISD meets federal standards; three campuses do not

San Marcos CISD as a whole and a six of its campuses met the federal government's yearly academic progress standard based on standardized test scores. Two elementary schools and San Marcos High School fell short.

Friday, July 29th, 2011

The List: Do San Marcos schools measure up?

The Texas Education Agency on Friday released school accountability ratings based on student performance on the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills. Four elementary schools in San Marcos earned Recognized ratings but for two of those, it...

Friday, July 29th, 2011

The List: Do San Marcos schools measure up?

The Texas Education Agency on Friday released school accountability ratings based on student performance on the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills. Four elementary schools in San Marcos earned Recognized ratings but for two of those, it...

Monday, July 25th, 2011

SMCISD pregnancy rate hits record low

Teen pregnancy rates at San Marcos CISD have hit a record low, declining 42 percent from a high set in 2006.

Tuesday, December 7th, 2010

School district pregnancy rate falling since 2008

Since San Marcos CISD began keeping statistics in 2002, the school district has averaged 74 pregnancies per year. This year, which is nearly half done, the school district has 29 pregnancies so far.

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

New banner lauds San Marcos CISD

A new banner announcing San Marcos CISD as a Texas Education Agency recognized district will be greeting San Marcos residents as it makes its rounds. Currently, the banner spans LBJ Drive across from Compass Bank, 300 South...

Monday, September 27th, 2010

Bowie Elementary honored for 'exemplary' ranking

San Marcos Mayor Susan Narvaiz recently presented a proclamation from the city recognizing the Bowie Elementary School's staff and students for their efforts in gaining another "exemplary" ranking from the Texas Education Agency.

Monday, August 30th, 2010

Shafer surprises trustees with resignation as school district superintendent

San Marcos CISD Superintendent Patty Shafer tendered a surprise resignation Monday night. School trustees said they were shocked, but voted to accept her resignation. Shafer said she needs to address family matters.

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