The back-and-forth between Beane and Garza began in a Beane commentary on Lubbock’s First News in which Beane said the district needs a new superintendent.  Then Garza appeared on the Wednesday  edition of Lubbock’s First News and said there has been progress and she has no plans to resign.

On the Thursday edition of Lubbock’s First News, Beane said Garza is a good person and quality educator, but…

“She blames the things that all school systems in Texas face.  They all live by the same testing standards.  They all have the same requirements for teaching.  But yet, other schools, especially here in West Texas, and around the area, seem to be getting the job done, while LISD is not.”