Austin, Hillside, Kimberlin and Walnut Glen Academies, as well as Watson Technology Center, achieved 2017 Met Standard ratings and earned all possible distinction designations—a feat just about 5.5 percent of Texas schools achieved.
The Garland Altrusa club partnered with Northlake Elementary School to celebrate International Literacy Day Sept. 8. More than a dozen leaders from across town and even Texas shared several of their favorite books throughout the school.
Trustees are taking action to inform community members about where their taxes go. The board voted to approve a resolution regarding tax transparency, which aims to dispel a popular myth that school districts see all added revenue from property value increases.