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Win Weber CCISD
Board of Trustees

Win Weber: The newest storm trooper?

At the Clear Creek ISD Board of Trustees meeting on Monday night, the Board voted 5-1 to fill the District 2 position (Chris Reed’s former spot) with Winifred Bandy Weber, aka Win Weber. Ms. Weber formerly held that spot before deciding not to run again, leaving the position open for Mr. Reed to run unopposed. […]

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And the new trustee sings, "I'm your puppet"
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Will the Board of Trustees choose a special election – or a sock puppet?

We all know the answer to this question, but let’s hypothetically assume the Clear Creek ISD Board of Trustees is actually trying to do right by the taxpayers and students. Take a look at the CCISD Board of Trustees agenda for June 24, 2019 again. Under “Closed Session,” the first item is a consultation with […]

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What is the purpose of Jennifer Broddle?

Board of Trustees member Jennifer Broddle aka Jennifer Muras Broddle won her election for an at-large position against incumbent Charlie Pond. She was entrusted with bringing “a flow of new energy and ideas” to the CCISD Board of Trustees. But has she? And what is her purpose, other than to be a sock puppet for […]

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Rezoning

Did the SBAC adequately represent CCISD students?

On February 25, 2019, the CCISD Board of Trustees voted unanimously to accept the rezoning recommendations from its School Boundary Advisory Committee (SBAC). The result is a rezoning that, come August, will affect over 1,500 students, 1,069 of them in elementary school. Twenty-two intermediate school students will be affected, and 555 of them are in high school. […]

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Rest in Peace, Trustee Reed

This past weekend, Clear Creek ISD Trustee Chris Reed passed away in a boating accident. His boat was hit by the wake of another, larger craft, and he lost his footing and fell overboard. He was not wearing a life vest. Trustee Reed served as a U.S. Army paratrooper and city manager for League City […]

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Scott Bowen CCISD
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Bye Ann Hammond, Hello Scott Bowen

Perhaps in response to how the Board of Trustees has handled issues like disciplining special education students, incumbent Ann Hammond lost Saturday’s CCISD Board of Trustees election to newcomer Scott Bowen. On the surface, this is great news. Bowen campaigned on being able to ask hard questions – and challenging the status quo. He also […]

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Why class ranking matters - CCISD doesn't care
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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.
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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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