HARKER HEIGHTS — Pausing only briefly to celebrate a milestone completed, several new Killeen Independent School District high school graduates seemed poised to keep pushing to the future.
The Killeen Independent School District — the top employer in Killeen outside of Fort Hood — will have more than 6,500 employees this school year, officials said.
While the Killeen and Copperas Cove school districts “met standard” on the state accountability ratings this year and last year, a closer look at the scores shows both districts improved their postsecondary readiness scores yet did slightly worse on their student achievement scores.
The Killeen Independent School District has hired Adam Rich to be the district’s next executive director for facilities services.
The Texas Education Agency released its accountability ratings for 2017 on Tuesday, and according to the TEA’s report, all local school districts received a passing “met standard” accountability grade.
Central Texas College hosted a pinning ceremony to recognize 21 graduates of the licensed vocational nursing program on Friday at CTC.
An athletic apparel company known for falsifying relationships with local school districts across the country has been making sales calls in Killeen.
The Killeen Independent School District is projected to have a deficit of more than $4.7 million in its 2017 budget; however, the district is still waiting on a payment from the federal government of about $18 million, which would impact the final numbers even if it is received in September …
While the Killeen school district said it “met standard” district-wide for this year’s state accountability ratings, the actual list will not be released to the districts and the public until next week.
The Killeen Independent School District has met state standards for the 2016-2017 school year, according to a KISD news release Tuesday.
Those wishing to run for the Copperas Cove Independent School District board have three weeks to file for three positions.
The Killeen Independent School District board will meet Tuesday to discuss new adjustments to the additional staffing allocations for the 2017-2018 school year and vote on a Communities in Schools agreement.
Killeen Independent School District students in grades six through 12 step into the future each school day through the STEM Program.
Two public school finance bills co-authored by an area state representative passed the Texas House of Representatives on Friday during the Legislature’s special session in Austin.
A Killeen mother was awarded financial relief from the state July 15 after filing a request claiming the Killeen school district did not provide her autistic son with a free, appropriate public education provided under federal law.
In the two weeks since the start of the state Legislature’s special session, none of the education bills prioritized by Gov. Greg Abbott has been killed during discussions in Austin.
The Killeen Independent School District’s Board of Trustees will be honored as one of 11 regional honor boards, but is no longer in the running to be the Texas school board of the year.
Over the past six months — since the Killeen school board approved a rezoning proposal involving several schools — 1,681 transfer requests from parents were filed in the Killeen Independent School District.
GATESVILLE — An unnamed junior high coach and teacher’s aide in the Gatesville Independent School District resigned after allegedly delivering a controlled substance to a student.
Like any other government agency, school districts are subject to the Texas Public Information Act, which requires transparency.
Amid various concerns voiced in the community after poor showings in the Children at Risk school rankings and mixed scores on the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness exams, Killeen Independent School District officials said Tuesday the district is projected to meet all standards…
During Central Texas College’s App inventor class, students use App Inventor, a free cloud-based application that allows them to create apps with blocks.
With the Texas Legislative Special Session beginning today, local school districts say they support proposed faculty pay raises but have not made room in their budgets to increase teachers salaries for 2017-18.
While Killeen and Copperas Cove State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness scores have dropped in the last five years, so too has the state average, bringing attention to possible solutions that range from more parental involvement to scrapping the standardized test altogether.
The Killeen Independent School District’s finance department is putting final touches on the fiscal year 2018 budget prior to its unveiling next month.
The Texas Education Agency continued Monday to publish State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness testing results for all school levels.
While Texas Education Agency officials said they expected to post individual school and district results for the spring 2017 semester’s State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness tests, the agency was still working past press time Friday night to publish them online.
The personal identification of teachers and employees of the Killeen Independent School District were exposed on the internet.
A Killeen school district administrator said the district’s mentorship programs aimed to curb school fights is working, and the district plans to expand the programs next school year by hiring four campus activity liaisons, one for each high school who will oversee the after-school and mento…
Aviation students at Central Texas College have some new, state-of-the-art equipment for flight training and competition.
A wide spectrum of opinions have flooded the Herald’s Facebook page in relation to the Killeen Independent School District’s plans to open four new schools and expand its career center. KISD has tentative plans to spend nearly $300 million by 2021 as detailed in the district’s strategic faci…