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Leander ISD Board of Trustees | Board Briefs
Board Briefs: Board Funds Buses with A/C, Reviews Program Expansions, more
09/21/2018
The Board of Trustees funded the revamping of the district’s route bus fleet to include air conditioning through 2017 bond money and a TCEQ grant, changed policy for provided student low-cost meals, and reviewed the work of a citizens’ committee studying expansion of academic and extracurricular programs, including magnet schools and orchestra.
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Empowered Parenting: A Workshop Series by LISD Counseling Services
09/19/2018
The LISD Counseling Services Department has created a series of workshops to empower parents and students with useful information. Each session topic has been carefully selected to meet the needs of our community.
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Leander ISD College Fair 2018
09/14/2018
Leander ISD students and parents are encouraged to attend the district’s College Fair on Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018 from 6-8 p.m. at Vista Ridge High School.
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2018 Advanced Placement (AP) Exams
LISD Students Excel in AP Exams
09/10/2018
The number of Leander ISD students that took Advanced Placement (AP) exams grew by 10 percent during the 2017–18 school year, a 6 percent increase from the previous year. These figures outpace the district’s 4 percent growth in high school student enrollment.
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Board Briefs: Trustees move on transportation improvements, review ongoing construction
09/07/2018
The Board of Trustees directed administration to put air conditioning on all new bus purchases, discussed a community review for transportation allocations under two miles and reviewed ongoing construction at its Sept. 6 meeting.
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Parenting the Love and Logic Way®. Join us for the 6-week series. Thursdays | Sept. 27 through Nov. 1, 2018. 10 a.m.–12 p.m. or 6–8 p.m. Presented by Leander ISD Counseling Services
Parenting the Love and Logic Way® Fall Series
08/27/2018
Registration is now open for the fall series of LISD’s Parenting the Love and Logic Way® course.
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Board Briefs: Trustees set final tax rate after public hearing, approve 2018–19 budget
08/24/2018
The Board of Trustees completed the 2018–19 budget, received an update on the district’s award-winning financial management and reviewed ongoing construction at its Aug. 23 meeting.
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Board Approves 2018–19 Budget
08/24/2018
Trustees approved the general operating budget for 2018–19, which represents a 5.13 percent increase over the fiscal year 2017–18.
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Public Meeting at Camacho
08/23/2018
Leander ISD will conduct a public meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, to gather community input for Camacho Elementary School’s targeted improvement plan
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PSAT for Home-school Students
08/23/2018
Leander ISD offers a PSAT testing date for home-schooled students who live in the LISD attendance zone. Students in grades 9–11 are invited to take the College Board’s PSAT test Wednesday, Oct. 10, at Vandegrift or Rouse High School.
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Student Voice: Share your stories, perspectives and input with the Superintendent
Superintendent launches "Student Voice" outreach
08/22/2018
It’s a new school year, but our focus remains on students. This year, Superintendent Dan Troxell, Ph.D. will provide a new way for students to voice their thoughts in a writing prompt he will read and share through local newspapers, the Leander ISD website and social media.
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LISD to Host Board Election
08/21/2018
Leander ISD will host a school board election Nov. 6, 2018. Four seats will be on the ballot.
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Traffic Congestion at Vandegrift and Four Points
08/21/2018
Leander ISD is aware of the traffic congestion around the Vandegrift High School and Four Points Middle School campus. We want to share this information about ongoing, proactive steps we are taking to support these communities.
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LISD Schools Shine in TEA Distinctions
08/15/2018
Leander ISD students and schools earned 63 Distinction Designations awarded by the Texas Education Agency (TEA) for academic performance, an increase of 62 percent from the previous year.
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Leander ISD Scores 95 Percent on State Accountability Ratings
08/15/2018
Leander ISD scored an exemplary 95 percent on the Texas State Accountability Ratings. The Texas Education Agency (TEA) largely bases the accountability system on STAAR and End of Course (EOC) exam scores from the 2017–18 school year.
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Leander ISD welcomes new LEEF Executive Director
08/10/2018
Kristen Huguley will lead the Leander Educational Excellence Foundation, tasked with providing resources that support innovation, enrichment and equity in pursuit of academic excellence.
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Volunteer opportunities on LISD committees
08/09/2018
Leander ISD welcomes our community to support our students and teachers by volunteering on a districtwide or campus-based committee.
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Back to School Reminders
08/09/2018
We are getting ready to welcome students back for another exciting school year Thursday, Aug. 16.
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June EOC Results Released
June EOC results released
08/03/2018
Results for June STAAR End-of-Course (EOC) testing have been released.
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STAAR retest results available
June STAAR retest results released
07/23/2018
Results for the June STAAR retests in math and reading have been released.
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Announcing Cox Elementary Principal Charlie Rodriguez
07/20/2018
Leander ISD Superintendent Dan Troxell, Ph.D., announced Charles “Charlie” Rodriguez as the new principal of Cox Elementary School on Friday, July 20.
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