If STAAR scores don’t break a four-year pattern, a few more students will flunk the tests this school year. Texas Education Commissioner Michael Williams announced a proposal Tuesday to toughen the passing standards for this spring’s administration of the State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness.
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GUNTER — Motivational speaker Wade White offered words of encouragement through his “Measured by Character” program to Gunter Independent School District students Wednesday morning to empower them to recognize their purpose and meaning in life.
Though what they do isn’t hidden, Sherman Independent School District instructional coaches prefer to be the secret support system for teachers. Through personalized support and positive relationships, instructional coaches have been helping build the foundation for effective instruction in Sherman classrooms.
Learning science by doing it has long been practiced by teachers in K-12 schools. Science educators think it should be more common in college classrooms, too.
Grayson College was recently named a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration StormReady entity by the National Weather Service. NWS officials Mark Fox and Tom Bradshaw presented StormReady signs to Grayson College administrators at the college’s Faculty Professional Development Program on the Main Campus in Denison Friday.
Eleven local businesses opened their doors for Manufacturing Day Friday morning, hoping to inspire the next generation of workers in the Texoma region. “Manufacturing Day” welcomed 458 students from Denison High School and Sherman High School who are taking Career and Technical Education courses.
Sherman Independent School District Assistant Superintendent Tyson Bennett released a YouTube video Thursday in hopes of clarifying any misunderstandings about the new student guidelines for football games.
The Denison Independent School District and Sherman Independent School District are hoping chef managers are the secret ingredient in the recipe for students to enjoy healthy meals. The fresh additions were part of the contract with Aramark, who is the food services provider for both districts.
Teachers want more input about kids’ home lives. Parents, in turn, want more info about kids’ school behavior
A letter to Sherman Independent School District parents this week about new rules for football games caused a social media storm among high school students concerned about the rules’ impact on their ability to show school spirit. Administrators, however, said the goal of rules is the opposite.