This article only details a small portion of the overall problems facing the Negro student. The article only details how fifth grade students are not meeting standards, the problem actually starts at the 3rd grade level. For at least the last three STAAR testing cycles Negro students have fa…

As stated in earlier posts I believe in transparency and being factual, so for anyone that would like to view the Texas Academic Performance Reports (TAPR) for their child's school they can do so by visiting this official webpage http://ritter.tea.state.tx.us/perfreport/tapr/2013/srch.html?srch=C

It sounds like you are very proud of your achievements at West Ward. A review of West Ward's Texas Academic Performance Report (TAPR) shows that African American students in the 3rd grade met standards while African American students in the same schools from grades 4-5 failed to meet campus,…

Funny you should mention the PTO. Our PTO is headed by a man named Irving and he has stated in a PTO meeting that the PTO is not the forum for parents to address their complaints and issues with school at. How ignorant one must be to tell parents that the PTO meeting is not the forum for par…

Here is an article specifically about Rainwater's conduct from KDH:

Parents angered by KISD special ed program
Andy Ross The Killeen Daily Herald | Updated Aug 16, 2012

By Andy Ross

Killeen Daily Herald

Despite Killeen ISD administrators' expressions of confidence…

Here's a story from KXXV:
By Christine McCarthy

KILLEEN- A handful of picketers gathered outside Saegert Elementary School on Tuesday to protest alleged abuse at the hands of a substitute teacher.

Cassandra Whiteside says her six-year-old son Stephen Whiteside, Jr., came out …

Another item of discussion, you say the schools only used STAAR approved teaching methods to prepare students for testing then how good of a job can they be doing when black students at over 20 area elementary school for the past two years are either failing to meet campus, district, and sta…

In your comments you also incorrectly assumed that I do not ask my children everyday what they have learned. My mother has been an early childhood educator and director for over twenty years and my brother is a high school teacher. From the tone of your writting you seem to think you are edu…

No assumptions to be made. We have teachers here at Haybranch that have not given out homework in over 7 months. I don't care how much homework they assign but to go 7 months without homework? How is a child to enrich their education outside of the classroom? What a bout parents and students…

Truebluebell you discuss budgets and accountability to taxpayers, but answer me this where are the textbooks that are being paid for by taxpayers? I'll tell you at school. Do our children use textbooks at school? I'll answer that for you NO. Where is homework for our kids? I'll answer that t…