• September 25, 2016

Special Education

Sunday 04/10/2016
Blocking the view: KISD fights to keep another report from public’s eye
Posted: April 10, 2016

The Killeen Independent School District has again hired attorneys with taxpayer money to block the public from viewing a separate special education audit report — funded with $85,735 in local taxpayers’ money.

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Saturday 03/19/2016
Questions remain after KISD releases documents
Posted: March 19, 2016

On the Friday night before spring break, Killeen ISD released two drafts of the district’s special education audit to the Herald.

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Tuesday 03/08/2016
Attorneys respond to KISD special ed audit
Posted: March 08, 2016

Cuddy Law Firm PLLC, one of a handful of law firms in Texas that focuses on special education matters, weighed in Tuesday with an analysis of the Killeen Independent School District special education audit.

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Large crowd gathers as Killeen ISD reviews special ed audit
Posted: March 08, 2016

After nearly an hour of often-emotional parent testimony about the district’s special education services Monday, the Killeen Independent School District board neither addressed the parents’ concerns nor offered apologies.

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Monday 03/07/2016
KISD to unveil special ed audit findings tonight
Posted: March 07, 2016

Austin-based firm, Gibson Consulting Group will present its long-awaited special education audit report to the public and the Killeen Independent School District board of trustees tonight.

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Saturday 02/20/2016
Killeen ISD delays special education report findings
Posted: February 20, 2016

Seven months after the Killeen Independent School District board commissioned a taxpayer-funded internal audit of the special education program, the district is withholding the report’s initial findings from the public.

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Sunday 12/27/2015
The faces of special education
Posted: December 27, 2015

For several months, the Daily Herald has reported on issues between parents and Killeen Independent School District officials regarding education for special-needs students.

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Sunday 10/11/2015
Educational advocacy groups call for public involvement in KISD
Posted: October 11, 2015

Representatives of several educational advocacy organizations expressed concern last week after reviewing a Texas Education Agency report critical of the Killeen Independent School District’s special education practices — a report some school board members don’t recall seeing in its entirety.

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TEA heightens oversight of KISD’s dysfunctional special ed department
Posted: October 11, 2015

A July report from the Texas Education Agency, released to the Herald last week, reveals dysfunction at the highest level of Killeen Independent School District’s special education department — in contrast to what was released at a school board workshop late this summer.

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Tuesday 09/29/2015
Forum tonight addresses special education in Killeen area
Posted: September 29, 2015

Parents, educators and concerned citizens are invited to attend the Special Education Forum hosted by the Cuddy Law Firm and the Killeen Daily Herald at 6 p.m. today at the Killeen Civic and Conference Center.

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Car crashes into Killeen elementary school
Posted: September 24, 2016

The Killeen Police Department responded to a call of a car crashing into Sugar Loaf Elementary School late Friday night.

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Section of Rancier Avenue in Killeen to close next week
Posted: September 23, 2016

Eastbound lanes of Rancier Avenue, between 10th Street and 18th Street in Killeen, will be closed weekdays, beginning Monday, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. for about two weeks.

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