Monday, August 16th, 2010
Mathematicians from Texas State and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi will co-host a math and science summit in collaboration with the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board in September at the San Antonio Omni Colonnade Hotel.
Friday, August 6th, 2010
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...
Monday, August 2nd, 2010
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.
Tuesday, July 13th, 2010
San Marcos CISD trustees are close to approving a re-structuring of San Marcos High School that would include four academies based on career themes. If approved, the academies would open in the fall of 2011, with teacher...
Friday, July 9th, 2010
Texas State is holding a conference this weekend to help instructors who are charged with teaching mathematics to students who don't have English as their primary language.
Monday, May 10th, 2010
After a banquet honoring the ten teachers selected by the San Marcos CISD teachers for Texas Teacher of the Year honors, Roxana Heiser of Owen Goodnight Middle School and Brenda Butler of Mendez Elementary School are moving...
Wednesday, April 28th, 2010
The State Board of Education is considering controversial changes to the curriculum standards for teaching history and social studies in Texas public schools. Among those weighing in are Ken Mercer (R-San Antonio), who is running for re-election...
Tuesday, December 15th, 2009
The National Aeronautics and Space Association (NASA) recently selected San Marcos High School junior Ty Stonecipher to participate in its High School Aerospace Scholars (HAS) program. Stonecipher was nominated for the program by Texas State...
Friday, December 11th, 2009
The San Marcos Student Government Day participants might just give city officials a run for their money as they tackle city issues Friday from City Hall, the school district's central office, and the Hays County Commissioners Court.