In letter responding to the TEA’s investigation, the South San ISD board counsel refutes some complaints that the district’s board of trustees exceeded their authority.
A TEA monitor chastised South San Antonio ISD’s board for acting outside their authority at a Wednesday meeting. She recommended the TEA appoint a conservator.
The TEA has initiated a special accreditation investigation into South San ISD because of multiple complaints received about issues with board governance.
During Thursday’s South San meeting, the board attorney told clapping students to “shut up,” and a board majority approved plans to reopen schools by fall.
State Senators Pete Flores and José Menéndez wrote to the TEA Wednesday, asking the state to intervene in South San Antonio ISD because of concerns of board governance.
Educators, industry officials, and community members celebrated the induction of four people into the San Antonio Aviation and Aerospace Hall of Fame.
After more than a dozen students spoke with concerns about a plan to reopen three closed South San campuses, a four-trustee majority voted to reopen them by next fall.
South San Antonio ISD Superintendent Alexandro Flores is unlikely to support a proposal to reopen three shuttered campuses by next school year.
San San Antonio ISD trustees voted 4-2, with one abstention, to pass a resolution to reopen three schools amid declining district enrollment.
South San ISD’s board will consider reopening campuses that closed less than two years ago because of low enrollment, but it’s unclear whether the district’s enrollment would support the move.