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Leander ISD earned an overall B rating in accountability evaluations, or 89 out of 100 score, when the Texas Education Agency released ratings last month.This is the first time evaluations have been … more
Leander ISD taxpayers face a consequential vote this November that could decide the fate of 458 teaching positions.The Leander ISD Board of Trustees approved Aug. 18 a final tax rate of $1.2746 for … more
Parents are keeping their children out of school and districts are on high alert this week after threats were made against at least 12 school districts across Texas, leading to … more
The State Board of Education narrowly voted Friday to delay updating the state’s social studies curriculum until 2025 after facing pressure from conservatives over proposed changes. Earlier … more
Brian Barnes of HMS selected as TASSP Region 13 Outstanding Assistant Principal of the year * Brian Barnes, Assistant Principal of Henry MS in Cedar Park, was selected to … more
Leander ISD’s Wiley MS wind ensemble, under the direction of Taylor Williamson, named the 2022 2C Honor Band, a distinction given by the Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) to the top … more
Round Rock ISD counseling services will host its annual college fair on Tuesday, Sept. 6, from 6 to 8 p.m.; at Round Rock High School, 201 Deep Wood Dr. Students will have access … more
McNeil High School teacher Andrea Larson, named Round Rock ISD’s secondary teacher of the year in May, has advanced to become a finalist for Texas teacher of the year. Larson ... more
A new law requiring Texas schools to display donated “In God We Trust” posters is the latest move by Republican lawmakers to bring Christianity into taxpayer-funded institutions. Under … more
Leander ranks number 12 on the Niche 2022 best school districts in Texas. This list includes many districts across Texas, representing hard work from both student and staff members. … more
Leander ISD announces upcoming dates for early planning of families and visitors for graduation events. The school district will be hosting the graduating Class of 2023 at the HEB Center … more
The Texas Education Agency on Monday released its first public school ratings in three years and despite pandemic interruptions, the number of schools that received the highest rating … more
Construction workers clear a 10-acre parcel on Lakeline Boulevard near West Park Street in Cedar Park to pave the way for a 78,000 square-foot BASIS charter school, which plans to enroll students … more
Multiple students from Leander and Round Rock ISDs, earned top marks during the Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) Honor Orchestra competition. These students have earned placements … more
Vaccinated and masked college students had virtually no chance of catching COVID-19 in the classroom last fall, according to a sweeping study of 33,000 Boston University students that bolsters … more
When Austin public school students return to classes this month, they will find a new amenity awaiting them in the bathrooms: dispensers of free maxi pads and tampons. Over the summer, Austin … more
A battle over school vouchers is mounting in the race to be Texas governor, set into motion after Republican incumbent Greg Abbott offered his clearest support yet for the idea in May. His … more
For the past year, Texas educators have struggled with a new law targeting how history and race are taught in the state’s public schools. Some administrators thought it meant they needed to … more
The Round Rock ISD Board of Trustees appointed Kevin Johnson as the new trustee for Place 1 during a special called meeting on July 25. Johnson replaces Jun Xiao, who announced his … more
Cypress Elementary School Principal Kristen Alex will serve as Leander ISD's new area superintendent after the Board of Trustees approved her for the position at a recent … more
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