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Wednesday, November 18th, 2009

Hays CISD receives 24 GPAs

Hays CISD schools have been awarded 24 Gold Performance Acknowledgements (GPAs)based on the Texas Education Agency (TEA) performance ratings. Thirteen of the eighteen campuses were given one or more GPAs.

Wednesday, November 18th, 2009

San Marcos CISD receives TEA recognition

San Marcos CISD (SMCISD) was given a total of fifteen Gold Performance Acknowledgements (GPAs) in the updated state accountablility reports, released on Nov. 4 by the Texas Education Agency (TEA.) The district received 12 GPAs in 2008...

Wednesday, November 18th, 2009

Former Kyle councilman Webster wants school board seat

Former Kyle Councilmember Todd Webster, now the Chief of Staff at the Texas Education Agency, has filed a letter of intent seeking appointment to the Hays school board seat being vacated by Trustee Joe Muñoz.

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...

Friday, May 8th, 2009

Chamber’s Snodgrass named to statewide council on education

San Marcos Area Chamber of Commerce President Phyllis Snodgrass has been appointed to the state's P-16 Council as the sole representative of Texas businesses.

Monday, February 16th, 2009

Bowie named Distinguished Performance School

Bowie Elementary School has been honored by the Texas Education Agency for sustained outstanding performance.

Tuesday, May 27th, 2008

From San Marcos CISD: TAKS scores generally rise according to preliminary results

IN THE SAN MARCOS CISD CHANNEL: San Marcos school district officials say preliminary TAKS scores indicate a rise in the majority of test scores overall and for various subpopulations.

Thursday, May 1st, 2008

Hays CISD picks teachers of the year

The Hays CISD has announced its teachers of the year for each of its 17 campuses. The teachers will be honored at a May 9 luncheon.

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