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House Education Leaders Won’t Budge on School Finance, Private School Choice

By Aliyya Swaby, The Texas Tribune The top House education leader said Sunday that “private school choice” is still dead in the lower chamber. “We only voted six times against it in the House,” House Public Education Committee Chairman Dan Huberty said. “I’m prepared to have that discussion again. I don’t think [the Senate is] going to like it — because now I’m […]

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Katy ISD Receives Recognition for Transparency Efforts from Texas Comptroller

  KATY (Katy ISD) – Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced that the Katy ISD Financial Services Department is the latest local government entity to achieve specific transparency goals through the Transparency Stars program. Katy ISD received a star in the area of Traditional Finances which recognizes entities for their outstanding efforts in making their spending […]

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Katy ISD Rylander Elementary Student Selected for Lone Star Leadership Academy

  KATY (Katy ISD) – Rylander Elementary student Nicole Lavrack has been selected to travel this summer to Austin and San Antonio to participate in the 2017 Lone Star Leadership Academy camp. Lavrak was selected based on her outstanding academic success, demonstrated leadership ability, involvement in school and community activities, as well as her successful […]

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Faith West Academy’s Eagle Initiative Helps Foster Children Find Adoptive Parents

This story is brought to you by Faith West Academy. KATY (Covering Katy) – It’s no secret that once a parentless child becomes a teen it’s very difficult for him or her to become adopted, but Katy’s Faith West Academy has a track record of beating the odds. It’s done by changing the circumstances where […]

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Katy ISD Teams Rank High in the Global Destination Imagination Tournament

    KATY (Katy ISD) – Three Katy ISD teams classified in the “Top 10 Teams” during the Global Destination Imagination Tournament, which took place in Knoxville, Tennessee on May 24-28. More than 1,400 teams representing 45 states and 14 countries competed in the event to showcase their innovative challenge solutions. In total, five Katy ISD […]