Texas Education Commissioner Mike Morath told Southside ISD officials Friday that the district would soon be governed by elected trustees again.
San Antonio ISD incumbents Patti Radle and Christina Martinez keep their seats, and teachers union-backed Alicia Monica Perry won the District 2 seat.
Fifty candidates filed for the school board races across seven local school districts. Only three of the 21 races will be uncontested.
Commissioner of Education Mike Morath appointed CPS Energy Director of Community Programs Jesse Hernandez to the board of managers.
Voters unseated all incumbent school board trustees in South San Antonio ISD and denied an elected Edgewood ISD trustee position to Richard Santoyo.
Most of the construction work related to the bond would be done on the district’s main campus, close to Southside High School.
Public Safety Committee members approved recommendations to add four amendments to the current school bus camera ordinance.
The cameras automatically take photos of drivers who pass a school bus with its stop arm displayed and flashing lights activated.
Southside ISD’s newest campus will have a special focus once it is fully outfitted with new augmented-reality technology in September.
The class of 2018 has been awarded $4.4 million in scholarships, up from $1.8 million awarded to last year’s class, a 144 percent jump.