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Texas Education Agency proposes toughening STAAR standards (+video)

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.

Chefs join local school districts

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.

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