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Charlotte ISD STAAR test results released

The Charlotte ISD board of trustees were presented with the Spring 2021 STAAR test results during their July 14 meeting. On June 28, the Texas Education Agency (TEA) released spring 2021 State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) results including mathematics and reading for grades 3-8, fourth and seventh grade writing, fifth and eighth grade science and social studies and high school end-of-course (EOC) exams in Algebra I, English I, English II, Biology and U.S. History.
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BGC Preview 2021: Marion Bulldogs

MARION – High school football workouts have officially begun in the state of Texas, and several area teams are already on the practice field despite some rough weather. KSAT 12′s Big Game Coverage begins with the Marion Bulldogs, who return 15 starters from a team that finished 3-3 in District 14-3A Division I and made the playoffs last season. A great senior class headlines this year’s Bulldogs squad, including quarterback Tanner Beakley who threw for nearly 1,800 yards and 17 touchdowns last season while rushing for 492 yards and 12 touchdowns.
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Texas A&M researcher develops method to improve students reading skills

BRYAN, Texas (KBTX) - Kay Wijekumar is the Director at the Center for Urban Schools Partnerships and Principal Investigator for the KAT method at Texas A&M University. she developed the “Knowledge Acquisition Transformation Framework” otherwise known as KAT method to help students improve critical reading skills. “Many children struggle with...
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The Schools’ Plea

University presidents and athletic directors from the three remaining Texas Big 12 schools — Baylor, Texas Christian University, and Texas Tech — all participated at the Texas State Senate Monday. They spent hours airing grievances and asking for help to preserve the Big 12, their Power 5 status, and above...
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Texas AFT calling on Abbott to allow school districts to mandate masks

AUSTIN, Texas - The Texas American Federation of Teachers (Texas AFT) is calling on Gov. Greg Abbott to reverse his orders and allow local school districts to set their protocols on mask use. Abbott’s May order prohibited government entities, including school districts, from mandating mask use. He again issued a...
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BACK TO SCHOOL: Texas sales tax holiday is Aug. 6-8

HOUSTON, Texas (KIAH) Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar is reminding shoppers they can save money on clothes and school supplies during the state’s sales tax holiday on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 6-8. State law exempts sales tax on qualified items for the sales tax holiday:. Clothing. Footwear. School supplies. Backpacks.