A recurring theme heard from various candidates who are running for election this November, is the candidates’ professed support for both giving teachers a raise while admonishing school districts to become more efficient in how they spend their tax dollars. Perhaps these statements stem from a lack of understanding as to how school finance works in Texas. It is an overly … [Read more...] about When will public schools become more efficient with tax dollars?
Fort Bend ISD
Three local school superintendents gave their yearly report to the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce Wednesday at the Safari Texas Ranch during the chamber’s 11th annual State of the Schools luncheon. More than 500 people packed into the facility to hear Thomas Randle of Lamar CISD, Charles Dupre of Fort Bend ISD, and Robert Bostic of Stafford MSD talk about the accomplishments … [Read more...] about Superintendents report on the State of Schools
The Fort Bend ISD Board of Trustees will host its annual Listening and Literacy Tour event for the 2018-19 school year. The tour allows board members to hear from parents and community members, as they hold their monthly board workshops on campuses. Each event begins at 5 p.m. This year’s Listening Tour stop is on Monday, Oct. 8, at Dulles High School (550 Dulles Avenue, … [Read more...] about Fort Bend ISD hosting annual Listening and Literacy Tour event
Fort Bend ISD is seeking community suggestions for the naming of a new elementary campus, to be located in the Aliana community. The deadline to submit names is Oct. 23. Nominations must be completed using an online form, available on the FBISD website, www.fortbendisd.com. Those who wish to make a nomination must submit a written one- or two-paragraph statement (no longer … [Read more...] about Fort Bend ISD invites community to name new school
For more than two decades, Exchange Club of Sugar Land and Child Advocates of Fort Bend have worked in partnership for the prevention of child abuse in Fort Bend County. When Child Advocates of Fort Bend needed help with urgent funding to accommodate a huge increase in the number of children served by the agency this year, naturally, they turned to Exchange Club of Sugar Land … [Read more...] about Austin High School band, dance team win competition