Month: April 2019

Why class ranking matters - CCISD doesn't care
Board of Trustees
Standards

Penalizing achievers by removing class rankings

Why does class ranking matter? According to the CCISD Board of Trustees, who cares? The CCISD Board of Trustees hasn’t completely removed class rankings, but it has begun the first step to hide them from students. On Monday, April 22, the Board voted unanimously to change CCISD policy to hide class rankings from high school […]

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CCISD Board of Trustees passes policy changes as obliquely as possible.
Board of Trustees

CCISD’s hidden policy changes

The CCISD Board of Trustees technically adheres to public meeting rules by posting the agenda for board meetings online. What it doesn’t do is provide a lot of insight into what these agenda items are. Take the April 22, 2019 CCISD Board of Trustees meeting. Buried way at the bottom is Item 31: Consider Approval […]

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CCISD Board of Trustees says it's not their job
Board of Trustees

Board: “It’s not my job”

During the Board of Trustees candidates forums, it became very clear why CCISD is failing our children. Ann Hammond was the one who said it: That is not the board’s job. Hammond was asked about the difference between the Superintendent’s duties and the CCISD Board of Trustees’ duties. She – and the rest of the […]

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