Ector County, TXyourbasin.com

Teacher vacancies in ECISD raise concern for the upcoming school year

Ector County, Texas (Nexstar) – School systems across the country are facing a teacher shortage and the Ector County Independent School District is no stranger to this problem. “Right now we have over 200 teacher vacancies in elementary school, middle school, and high school,” said Executive Director for Human Resources,...
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Seminole, TXfox34.com

Our Town Spotlight on Seminole ISD SkillsUSA program

SEMINOLE, Texas (KJTV) - Seminole ISD is known for outstanding vision, leadership and work ethic. They’re known as the Indians. Superintendent Kyle Lynch explains that their mascot is much more than just a name. In Seminole they talk about one tribe, finding unity even within diversity. “We wanted our vision...
Beaumont, TXBeaumont Enterprise

BISD's Zaharias stadium is coming down

Frank Traylor zipped his riding mower along the grass at the former Babe Zaharias Memorial Stadium Tuesday despite only being a couple of weeks from the demolition planned to make way for a new Beaumont ISD transportation center. The center would combine three locations from where buses run to serve...
Pearland, TXHouston Chronicle

Pandemic challenges keep Pearland ISD foundation on its toes

Through much brainstorming and a healthy dose of creativity, Natalie Clogston and her crew in the Pearland ISD Education Foundation persevered through another challenging fund-raising campaign for the 2020-2021 school year. Now they are focused on the best strategies for the coming school year amid the ongoing shadow of the...
Vega, TXabc7amarillo.com

Rural districts hiring teachers face challenges

VEGA, Texas (KVII) — As the new school year approaches, school districts are scrambling to fill their empty teacher slots. Jody Johnson, who leads Vega Independent School District, is facing a doubly difficult situation, with an unusually high number of teacher vacancies, along with a slight spike in the student population, from 363 pupils to 385.
El Paso, TXKFOX 14

Ysleta ISD provides free school supplies, free meals to students in upcoming school year

EL PASO, Texas (KFOX14/CBS4) — Ysleta Independent School District Superintendent gave a back-to-school message to students for the upcoming school year. Superintendent Xavier De La Torre said in the video that the school district will provide free school supplies to students. The supplies will be provided to students through their campus. Reach out to your kid's school on how and when the school supplies will be provided.

West: School district adding a police department

WEST, Texas (KWTX) - A local school district is going to be adding its own police force in the upcoming school year. After the West Fertilizer Co. explosion in April of 2013, the West Independent School District built a new middle school and high school, and in November voters approved a bond package to replace West Elementary School.
Canutillo, TXelpasoheraldpost.com

Canutillo ISD gears up for upcoming school year

After over a year of virtual or hybrid learning, Canutillo ISD students will be headed back to the classroom for in-person instruction. Students will be back to each of the district’s campuses on Monday, August 2; as well as the Summer Bridge Program for Northwest Early College High School 9th grade students. The first day of classes for all other NWECHS students is August 9, 2021.
New Waverly, TXHuntsville Item

New Waverly ISD considers no-tax ballot proposal

NEW WAVERLY — It’s been over two decades since New Waverly ISD has upgraded its campuses. Some look the same as they did 30 years ago, while others have seen minor enhancements over time. On Monday, members of the New Waverly ISD Board of Trustees got their first look at...
San Elizario, TXEl Paso News

San Elizario ISD families, here are your school supply lists

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — With one weekend left before school begins in the San Elizario Independent School District, many families will spend the next few days gathering everything their students need to succeed. The San Elizario ISD school supply lists can be found here. In-person learning resumes on Monday.
Colleyville, TXPosted by
Community Impact Dallas-Fort Worth

Grapevine-Colleyville ISD to condense funds from 2011, 2016 bonds

Grapevine-Colleyville ISD will close its 2011 bond after a July 26 vote by the board of trustees. The district will move more than $15 million in expenses from its 2016 bond to the 2011 bond, using funds from the 2011 bond to pay for those completed transactions. It will also move ongoing items that were covered by the 2011 bond to the 2016 bond, closing out the 2011 bond.