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Board Notes: February 13, 2018

Thanks to the Garland ISD Board of Trustees, Rowlett High School’s Eagle Theatre Company will take the trip of a lifetime this summer. Trustees also received an update on the district’s student management plan.

Board Notes: January 9, 2018

Garland ISD Trustees discussed new legislation for school districts, including the role of school boards, at their Jan. 9 work session. Board President Larry Glick called attention to additional responsibilities regarding academic achievement.

Board Notes: Dec. 12, 2017

Garland ISD Trustees bid farewell to Interim Superintendent Dr. Deborah Cron and learned about a free college tuition opportunity for Lakeview Centennial High School seniors.

Board Notes: Nov. 14, 2017

New course requests for 2018-19, as well as a recommendation to pilot Chromebooks for the middle school GISD Ready 1:1 program, were presented to the Board of Trustees.

Board Notes: Oct. 24, 2017

Garland ISD's Superior 2016-17 FIRST rating was announced during a public hearing, and several staff members and students were recognized with Evidence of Excellence and Going the Extra Mile awards.

Board Notes: October 10, 2017

Garland ISD Trustees named the district’s lone superintendent finalist, approved upcoming Choice of School dates, and recognized students and staff with Evidence of Excellence and Going the Extra Mile awards.

Board Notes: September 12, 2017

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.

Board Notes: August 22, 2017

Garland ISD Trustees approved the district’s 2017-18 tax rate and budget, in addition to recognizing three sisters for owning and operating a successful business.