Category Archives: Progress Reports

Congratulations to Richardson, Garza, Van Overschelde and Killian

Congratulations to Betty Richardson on her upcoming  retirement from Bastrop ISD as the Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction after 28 years with Bastrop ISD and 33 years in education. Ms. Richardson, right, has worked with the Chamber for several … Continue reading

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Education: This Stuff Doesn't Happen by Accident

The Round Rock Leader’s Lauri Zachry has a story on the Chamber’s Education Progress Reports, noting that they “look at how school districts measure up to their communities’ expectations, rather than whether they meet the state accountability system’s minimum standards.” … Continue reading

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School Districts: Don't Count on More State Funds

At the release of the Austin Chamber’s Education Progress Reports yesterday, vcfo CEO Ellen Wood spoke about the increasing number of Central Texas school districts setting specific performance goals and putting strategic plans in place to reach them: With state … Continue reading

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Do Local Districts Make the Grade?

KVUE’s Amy Johnston asks if local districts make the grade in her story on the 2009 Austin Chamber Education Education Progress Reports: [vodpod id=Groupvideo.5223475&w=425&h=350&fv=videoId%3D89639727%26mediaXML%3Dhttp%253A%252F%252Fwww.kvue.com%252Fnews%252Flocal%252FAustin-metro-school-progress-report-89639727.html%253Fxml%253Dv%26pageURL%3Dhttp%253A%252F%252Fwww.kvue.com%252Fnews%252Flocal%252FAustin-metro-school-progress-report-89639727.html%26overlayhide%3Dfalse%26autostart%3Dfalse%26share%3Dtrue%26themeColor%3D303030%26DartCompanion300x250%3Dyes%26dartCompanionRemove%3Dyes%26videoPlayerId%3Dflashcontent%26companionId%3Dplayer_companion%26zid%3Dbi.kvue%26adaptag%3D%2Fnews%2Flocal%26adKey%3Dbroadcastinteractivemedia%26omnitureRun%3Dbelo%26omnitureId%3Dbikvuecom%26omnitureDomain%3Dkvue.com]

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More Metro Austin Students College/Career-ready

The Austin Chamber released its fifth annual Education Progress Reports examining ten Metro Austin school districts’ progress and future goals in college enrollment, college/career readiness and graduation rates, and other areas at a luncheon at the Erwin Center today. A … Continue reading

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