Students will receive a hot meal each afternoon, and activities will include homework assistance, computer classes, games, and arts and crafts.
At the same meeting, the board authorized Superintendent Karen Garza to issue bonds up to $65 million, as part of cash flow for projects approved in the 2010 bond that are currently in progress.
The Texas Education Agency says that 56 percent of all schools in the state failed to meet the AYP standards. Overall, Lubbock ISD, Frenship ISD, and Lubbock-Cooper ISD failed to meet the standards.
The TEPSA Advocacy Committee monitors legislative issues impacting its membership and assists in the development of the organization’s legislative priorities.
Donation barrels for the Supply Our Students drive will be available at all nine United Supermarkets, Market Street, and Amigos Locations in Lubbock through August 19th.
At their meeting Monday morning, the LISD School Board hired Kevin N. Word as the new principal for Parkway Elementary School. Word received both a bachelor’s and master’s degree from West Texas A&M University.
This is the sixth consecutive year that the Lubbock ISD swimming and diving program has produced All-American student athletes.
The budget of more than $196,493,000 is a balanced budget, according to a press release from the District.
Only five percent of all swimmers, including college and post-collegiate athletes qualify for the trials, so simply qualifying to compete is a significant achievement.
Raises of at least $1,500 were approved for existing teachers along with an increase in starting salary for beginning teachers