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Safety
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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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Board of Trustees
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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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Everybody, everybody, let's get into it Get stupid Get it started
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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Policy
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CCISD intermediate students, it’s time to party: Passing grades in science, social studies no longer required

As followers of this website know, there are plenty of so-called leaders at 2425 East Main who aren’t worth the cost of the paper their overinflated paychecks are printed on. But as our new two-part series will discuss, there’s one individual whose long track record of incompetence requires a special review, because his negative impact […]

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CCISD doesn’t make the TEA grade

It’s the first day of school, and Clear Creek ISD is already struggling to make the grade. The Texas Education Agency released its 2018-2019 accountability ratings, and CCISD has slipped from an A to a B. You know who else has a B? Houston ISD, that hot mess to the north. CCISD is slipping, there’s […]

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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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Standards

Who’s afraid of the big, bad vouchers? CCISD!

The school voucher system puts control back into the hands of parents and allows them to place their children in a school of their choice. If the local schools are underperforming, parents can opt to send their children to a private school. This system creates a free market – and, as we all know, a […]

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Why is CCISD so afraid of TEA scores?

The Texas Education Agency (TEA) releases an accountability report every year with a rating system that anyone who has been in school can understand: A-F. On txschools.gov, parents can search for Texas schools and see how they perform in three key areas: Student Achievement, School Progress, and Closing the Gaps. The A-F rating system goes […]

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