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Beane vs. Garza: Superintendent Garza Has No Plans to Quit

Rex Andrew, KFYO.com
Rex Andrew, KFYO.com

"I believe we’ve seen progress. But at some point in time, if the board of trustees doesn’t like the progress that we’re making, certainly they can find another superintendent."

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LISD Superintendent Dr. Karen Garza Discusses Changes and Improvments for 2012-13 School Year [AUDIO]

Ariel Walden, KFYO.com
Ariel Walden, KFYO.com

On Wednesday's edition of Lubbock's First News, Dr. Karen Garza, superintendent of the Lubbock Independent School District (LISD) talked with Chad Hasty and Rex Andrew about what the district has in store for the 2012-13 school year.

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Lubbock ISD Board of Trustees Approves Raises for Current Teachers and a New Starting Salarly Level for Beginning Teachers

Robert Snyder, KFYO.com
Robert Snyder, KFYO.com

Raises of at least $1,500 were approved for existing teachers along with an increase in starting salary for beginning teachers

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Lubbock ISD School Board Extendes Dr. Karen Garza’s Contract

Rex Andrew, KFYO.com
Rex Andrew, KFYO.com

Superintendent Garza's contract is extended until 2015 by the LISD School Board

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Former Sodexo Employees Under Investigation for Fraud Against Lubbock ISD; Garza Issues Statement

Rex Andrew, KFYO.com
Rex Andrew, KFYO.com

The fraud dates back to 2003 and restitution payments made to Lubbock ISD total over $1,000,000

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LISD Superintendent Karen Garza Wants the State to Change Its Testing System

Rex Andrew, KFYO.com
Rex Andrew, KFYO.com

Karen Garza says the state's testing system has "gone way too far."

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Lubbock ISD Superintendent Dr. Karen Garza Talks Test Scores and Bond Elections on Lubbock’s First News [AUDIO]

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On Wednesday's edition of Lubbock's First News, Lubbock ISD Superintendent joined Chad and Rex in the studio to discuss the district's testing scores and bond election.

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With Removal of Texas Projection Measure, Several Lubbock ISD Schools Fall Short of State Standards

lubbockisd.org
lubbockisd.org

LISD scores were lower this year, with three of the four high schools ranking as Unacceptable. Read more to find out why this years scores saw such a drop.

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Lubbock ISD Board of Trustees Approves Personnel Cuts to Central Office

Robert Snyder, KFYO.com
Robert Snyder, KFYO.com

Lubbock ISD on Thursday morning announced budget cuts to start getting to a goal of $10 million in cuts. Find out more after the jump

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LISD’s Garza Gets A Raise

Dr. Karen Garza (lubbockisd.org)
Dr. Karen Garza (lubbockisd.org)

You can't go a day lately without hearing about the budget woes for the State of Texas. People are complaining all over the place about the current draft the the budget. The loudest critics have been those in the education field. LISD Superintendent, Karen Garza, has been out in the media warning that LISD will lose money and possibly have to shutdown schools.

So it makes sense that with the looming crisis, she gets a raise... right? (more after the jump)

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