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.
Raises of at least $1,500 were approved for existing teachers along with an increase in starting salary for beginning teachers
Superintendent Garza's contract is extended until 2015 by the LISD School Board
The fraud dates back to 2003 and restitution payments made to Lubbock ISD total over $1,000,000
Karen Garza says the state's testing system has "gone way too far."
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.
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.
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
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)