Board of Trustees
Superintendent

The real superintendent problem: DuPont and Polsen think they’re smarter than you

A firestorm of controversy has erupted in the community after the public debut of the man chosen to be CCISD’s next superintendent, and CCISD has gone into full damage control mode. As fearful as we are about the prospects of Loudoun County Superintendent of Schools Dr. Eric Williams, the controversy shines a blinding spotlight on […]

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Board of Trustees
General

Analysis: Expect new CCISD superintendent Eric Williams to be a total disaster

Monday night, Clear Creek ISD’s Board of Trustees gleefully announced the identity of their so-called “sole finalist” for the job of superintendent. And guess what? We suspected the choice would be bad, but it’s an even more epic disaster than we thought. As a reminder, CCISD needs a new head honcho to replace Dr. Greg […]

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Board of Trustees

Time to vote out more incumbents

Early voting started today, and if you live in District 2 or District 3, you’re in for a treat! Way down on the ballot, you get to vote out Storm Trooper Win Weber or Arturo Sanchez, respectively. Here’s why it’s time for them to go. Lowering grading standards Remember how the CCISD Board of Trustees […]

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Uncategorized

CCISD allows employees’ children to learn by a different set of rules

Across Clear Creek ISD on Monday, students, parents and caregivers struggled with the first day of virtual learning. The ItsLearning and Single Sign On portals reportedly both crashed, leaving students locked out of their classes. Students and parents complained on social media about difficulty logging in to Microsoft Teams meetings, malfunctioning students’ devices, and with […]

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Uncategorized

Parents protest CCISD’s repeated delays reopening school

Clear Creek ISD is very good at making very bad decisions. We’ve covered many of them on this website. That’s why it is not surprising that CCISD has repeatedly delayed the start of in-person learning for the upcoming school year, due to issues related to COVID-19. What was surprising is that at least some CCISD […]

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General
Safety
Standards

CCISD needs to stand up to its teachers

It has come to the attention of this website that teachers are circulating a petition to keep schools closed in the fall. This petition is aimed at the Texas Education Agency and requesting that remote learning be the default for the entire fall semester. Apparently sending teachers and children back into the classroom is “reckless […]

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Racism

CCISD censors peaceful protest during Clear Brook HS graduation

At the 32:22 mark of the Clear Brook High School graduation ceremony video, you hear what sounds like a microphone being tapped, and then one of the women we’re watching on camera abruptly looks to her right, toward the girl singing the National Anthem. What you don’t see? The girl herself. You don’t see the […]

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Jay Cunningham, District 5 Trustee, CCISD Board of Trustees, breaks the rules
Board of Trustees

The rules don’t apply, Jay Cunningham edition

It’s become abundantly clear that the rules don’t apply to Board of Trustees members. District 5 Trustee Jay Cunningham’s children are barely, if not completely, unaffected by policies that he votes for. And the rules don’t apply to Mr. Cunningham at all, as was highlighted at the Clear Springs High School graduation ceremony on June […]

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District Committees

How CCISD is going to screw kids out of educations

One of the biggest things we’ve documented about Clear Creek ISD is its transparency – or lack thereof. The Board of Trustees tries to muzzle the one member committed to sharing insights with the public. And it’s clear that CCISD once again wanted to be just as transparent as a steaming bowl of pea soup […]

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Board of Trustees
Standards

Board gaslights parents, students regarding grading policies

After the huge outcry from parents and students alike on Clear Creek ISD’s grading standards and grading policy for the second semester of the 2019-2020 school year, you’d think the Board of Trustees would be willing to revisit the policy. You’d think that, given how other school districts have been able to allow students to […]

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