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TEA’s rating of district based on one school, LISD plans legislative...

In a board work session Sept. 4, Lewisville ISD assessment director Sarah Fitzhugh explained that LISD might have earned a higher rating on the...

LISD forced to classify students by clique in accordance with Texas...

Lewisville ISD is scrambling to accommodate a new Texas law that requires school districts to document students’ cliques instead of their ethnicity. Districts currently classify...

Texas weighs options for STAAR test successor

Since introducing standardized tests in 1980, Texas schools have shifted the acronym associated with the test every few years to assuage parents who realize...

Lewisville ISD rejects TEA school ratings

By Dr. KEVIN ROGERS rogersk@lisd.net In Lewisville ISD, our vision is for all of our students to enjoy thriving, productive lives in a future they create,...

TEA releases final school ratings for 2016

The Texas Education Agency released its final 2016 school ratings in mid-November. The ratings are intended to hold districts accountable to parents and taxpayers,...

The ‘Scarlet Letter’ on your neighborhood school

By Kristi Hassett Make Education a Priority Ambassador If your child’s school had a performance rating of B on their marquee, would you assume that at...