Finally, 2012 STAAR results
Last week, the long-anticipated State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) results for grades 3- 8 arrived. Putting these results in context may help gain another perspective. Full Story
NFL VISITOR—Students at Rockdale Intermediate School had a nice surprise visitor last week, just in time for the Super Bowl. NFL cornerback Trevin Wade of the Cleveland Browns came but the school to visit. He was really there to see his aunt Kinus Phillips, a paraprofessional at the campus. Full Story
Fruit, cereal and milk served daily.
Monday—French toast, sausage.
Tuesday—Vanilla yogurt, apple cinnamon muffin.
Wednesday— Chicken biscuit with gravy.
Friday—Egg and sausage biscuit.
Elementary and Intermediate Lunch Full Story
Rockdale Elementary sets book fair Feb. 11-15
Rockdale Elementary School will host its annual book fair Feb. 11-15, according to spokesperson Sherilyn Johnson. Full Story
Ruling on state finance lawsuit
The Honorable John Dietz’s ruling in the Texas Taxpayer & Student Fairness Coalition et al. vs. Michael Scott, Texas Education Agency, et al. school finance case was issued in the following order.
The Texas school finance system is:
1. Inequitable and inefficient;
2. Inadequate and unsuitable;
3. Statewide de facto property tax. Full Story