A New Deal educator no longer works with the ISD after a report from a student saying the employee “inappropriately engaged her in a texting and physical relationship during the 2010 school year,” according to Superintendent Matt Reed.
The Lubbock ISD Board of Trustees meeting Thursday began with a lengthy address from parents and citizens about COVID-19 safety protocols. While no action was taken on the topic, the trustees did determine how much the district would tax them.
Superintendent Keith Bryant says the current high school will be at capacity next year but will see some relief with 22 additional classrooms being added. However, he says in two years the high school population is expected to increase from 2,000 to 2,400.
Over the last year, President Schovanec estimates Tech has lost around 100 million dollars in revenue. However, since it has the second fastest rate of growth out of all public Texas colleges, it has benefitted from the growth.
The Dallas Independent School District issued a temporary mask mandate effective Tuesday, August 10, “to protect staff and students from the spread of the highly contagious Delta variant of the coronavirus.”
With the school year beginning in person for many districts across the state, the Texas Department of Public Safety is reminding the public of steps they can take to keep students and staff members safe. This includes slowing down in school zones, staying off cell phones and being aware at all times while around school buses.