Harlandale trustees voted Monday to start a superintendent search process for Superintendent Rey Madrigal’s permanent replacement.
Fitch Ratings downgraded Harlandale ISD’s bond rating from an AA to an AA- Monday. The ratings agency cited findings from a TEA investigation in its reasoning for the downgrade.
Class is back in session for San Antonio public school students. Students at Wright Elementary were welcomed back to campus with pom poms and songs from the Jackson 5.
Harlandale ISD trustees voted Monday to fill an open board seat despite the State’s plan to take over governance of the school district.
The superintendents discussed how their districts are overcoming challenges and seeking new ways of serving the students and families in their districts.
Former Harlandale ISD Superintendent Rey Madrigal will be paid for accrued leave after he reached an agreement with the school board to resign.
A trustee and a lawyer for the school district suggested obtaining the agreement with Rey Madrigal under the Texas Public Information Act.
Both supporters and detractors of the district spoke at a Harlandale town hall Thursday, addressing the issue of impending State intervention.
At Monday night’s meeting, Harlandale trustees voted to hold a special meeting Aug. 1, about a month after the State announced it would replace the board.
Harlandale ISD trustees’ meeting Monday was unconventional even for a board called dysfunctional by the State, and it began with a trustee’s resignation.