The Texas Education Agency, has directed districts not to administer the summer retest for fifth and eighth graders, which is normally administered to students in late June, at the end of the fifth and eighth grade summer school programs.
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The State Board of Education (SBOE) is issuing a survey in English and Spanish to seek public input about the state’s current assessment and accountability programs and gather suggestions for future program development. The survey will be open online to all Texans through June 30. From October 2015 to March 2016, SBOE members held nine […]
The declaration, Ritchey said, positions the County to be in line for State and Federal funding
Just twelve out of 100 low-income children in Texas who need summer meals receive them. On an average summer day in 2014, 273,655 low-income Texas children received summer meals, a decrease of two percent from the previous summer. “It’s troubling to see participation fall when most other states are celebrating increases,” said Celia Cole, CEO of Feeding Texas. “Texas […]
While high winds and hail remain possible through the week, those are not the primary concern regarding the weather event, the National Weather Service said.
By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER Progress comes with consequences. This year, for the first time in recent history, those consequences include sweeping changes to the Lockhart High School Class of 2016 Commencement ceremony. Lockhart’s Commencement Ceremonies have been moved to the Strahan Coliseum in San Marcos, and will be held on Thursday, June 2, 2016, […]
By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER Floundering after what some call “financial mismanagement” on the part of the former City Administrator, the City of Martindale is struggling to find solid financial footing in the face of back-to-back disasters last year. To assist in that effort, the Martindale City Council met on Tuesday evening for a workshop […]
By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER In keeping with their traditional election schedule, the Lockhart City Council unanimously approved an agreement with the Caldwell County Elections Office for a joint election on Nov. 8, 2016. Four places on the Lockhart City Council are up for election this year: Single Member District 1 (Juan Mendoza); Single Member […]
He said mounting frustration among drivers and business owners threatened to add new levels of complication to an already complicated project.