This is a huge deal! The Texas House has passed a bill that will not only add $6 billion to public schools in Texas, but includes raises for teachers and a better connection between actual meaningful outcomes, compensation, and school accountability.
Teachers like Jessie Cayton exemplify what it means to go above and beyond. Mental health check-ins with her eighth graders allow her to teach more effectively because she knows her students, and meets them where they are. This is the kind of student-focused innovation that school leaders need to foster. Read full article
Rick Casey of the Rivard Report continues to drive home the point: the SAISD school board is making huge efforts toward the kind of progress the district hasn't seen in decades. His articles have drawn plenty of fire, but as a long-time San Antonio observer, Casey's doubling down. Read full article