Military school districts serve populations with lower levels of poverty, which some have said make it easier for the districts to achieve at high levels.
Educators have called the system an oversimplification of a complex grading rubric and characterized it as relying too heavily on STAAR results.
The Texas Education Agency released its ratings for all districts and campuses Wednesday following an overhaul of the state accountability system.
Voters on Tuesday rejected a tax rate increase for South San Antonio Independent School District by 57 percent of the vote.
Superintendent Abelardo Saavedra confirmed that South San is using district school buses Tuesday to transport South San employees to polling sites.
In 2017, the Battered Women and Children’s Shelter provided supplies to more than 1,000 students; now it is again asking for donations.
More than 340 students returned from summer break Monday to Stewart, alongside tens of thousands of other SAISD students starting the new school year.
Ultimately, the district plans to open a different school at Rodriguez Elementary’s same location in the 2020-21 school year.
South San trustees voted 5-2 in June to call a a tax ratification election to increase the tax rate by 13 cents.
UTSA President Taylor Eighmy said some of the most successful urban schools are integrated within the downtown landscape.