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Caldwell Elementary School, Dual-Language Parent Information Meetings

Caldwell Elementary School, Dual|MINUS|Language Parent Information Meetings


Caldwell Elementary will offer a dual-language program for kindergarten students beginning in the 2010-2011 school year.  The goal of this program is to enable students to realize the many benefits of bilingualism.  Students will be taught all academic content in two languages (English and Spanish).  If you would like more information regarding this program please attend one of the following meeting dates.
Caldwell Elementary School, Dual-Language Parent Information Meetings:
April 27, Caldwell Elementary Library 6-7 p.m.
April 29, Boyd H.S. Cafeteria 6-7 p.m.
May 4, Faubion Middle School Auditorium 6-7 p.m.
May 10, Public Housing Authority Community Center at 1200 N. Tennessee 6-7 p.m.
La escuela primaria Caldwell ofrecerá un programa de dos idiomas para los estudiantes de kindergarten empezando en el año escolar 2010-2011.  La meta de este programa es proveer a los estudiantes la oportunidad de realizar los benficios del bilinguismo.  Los estudiantes recibirán instruccion academico en ambos idiomas, ingles y español.  Si usted quiere más información acerca del programa, favor de asistir una de las siguientes juntas informativas.

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"The Importance of Teachers"

McKinney ISD students pay tribute to their teachers in this video produced in honor of the district's 2011 Teacher of the Year candidates.

The Importance of Teachers

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Standard and Poor's States Structural Changes Needed to Fix School Finance, Cause of State's Financial Issues

Standard and Poor|Q|s States Structural Changes Needed to Fix School Finance, Cause of State|Q|s Financial Issues

"In fact, we believe that the primary source of the state's budget imbalance is not slower revenue growth, but rather, built-in budget imbalances that simply become more evident during periods of economic decline or slow revenue growth. Chief among these potential sources of persistent imbalances is education funding. As we have said for the past four years, the school finance reforms that the legislature approved in 2006 created a long-term source of budget pressure for the state, in our opinion."
-Standard and Poor's, Feb. 16, 2011

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