Campus Operations

Upping the Stress: TEA Shifting to More Authority and Power

In the latest bid to improve weak districts, charter schools or campuses the TEA has offered a new proposal. The latest proposal will allow the commissioner of education to increase the intensity of interventions and sections. The latest proposed ruling remarks: “If a school district, open-enrollment charter school, or campus thereof does not exhibit improvement […]

Houston ISD and Surrounding News Review

(Bellaire Examiner © 09/03/2017) More than 10,000 Houston Independent School District students are expected to start classes in temporary quarters as officials work to repair hundreds of campuses damaged by Hurricane Harvey, Superintendent Richard Carranza said Saturday. Carranza said the district still plans to start school on Sept. 11, though officials have not yet decided […]

Attendance, Admission, Enrollment Records, and Tuition – August 2017 TEA Reminder to Principals

This area is being spotlighted by TEA.  As a candidate for principal certification you might want to review this material.   Dr. CR The statutes described in this part apply to open-enrollment charter schools in addition to school districts. Persons Subject to Compulsory Attendance Under §25.085,[3] compulsory attendance applies to students who are at least six […]

A Fresh Look at Principals in U.S. Public Schools— Results from the National Teacher and Principal Survey

There were more than 90,000 principals leading U.S. public schools in 2015-16, who, on average, worked 58.6 hours per week and earned an annual salary of $95,700, according to a report released today (Aug. 22). The National Center for Education Statistics released Characteristics of Public Elementary and Secondary School Principals in the United States: Results […]

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