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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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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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Board of Trustees
Standards

Lowered standards, penalized high achievers are CCISD’s COVID-19 response

Updated 4/10/20: Dickinson ISD has a better policy. For high school, it counts the third 9 week period, and if students get higher marks during the fourth 9 weeks, that is averaged in to the final semester grade. CCISD can easily copy and paste this policy. All they have to do is literally select “copy” […]

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General

How CCISD handles coronavirus

We were all geared up to write about something else, but then the incompetence and arrogance at CCISD rears its head once again. This time, it’s how CCISD handles coronavirus. If you’re on the email list for CCISD, you likely received a message on Wednesday, March 11 that CCISD was “deep cleaning” buses and classrooms, […]

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Getting to the root of all Ebell in CCISD curriculum problems

Yesterday we told you about a curriculum change recently approved by the CCISD Board of Trustees that effectively means intermediate students no longer need a passing grade in science or social studies in order to matriculate to the next grade level. It is important to notice that there is one person in the Superintendent’s cabinet […]

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