BISD school board to discuss TEA ‘report card’

The Brady Independent School District will open their Monday, Dec. 17 meeting with a public hearing to discuss the 2000-2001 Academic Excellence Indicator System Report (AEIS and the 2000-2001 school report card from the Texas Education Agency. The AEIS is a report that is issued by the state and deals with the district’s performance as a whole in the TAAS exam. It’s also related to dropout rates and attendance rates as well as other academic indicators of district performance. “This information will be sent out to all parents showing how their child scored on the TAAS tests,” said Brady ISD Supt. Max Gordon. Also on the agenda, the school board will consider approving an Integrated Pest Management (IPM) policy. The policy has to be approved by the school board annually and deals with pesticides and other chemicals used at various campuses for the purpose of pest elimination. The school board will approve additions to the teacher substitute list as well as the campus and district improvement plans for 2001-2002. The BISD authorized representative for national school lunch/child nutrition programs is also on the agenda for approval. In other business, the school board will consider approving the implementation of House Bill 1130, Educational Aide Exemption Program which gives teacher’s aids the opportunity to go back and complete their education to receive their teaching certificates. Other items on the agenda include reports from each BISD campus, workers compensation claims information, district monthly financial report, an executive session and a superintendent’s report which will include an update on district enrollment, grassroots meeting information and a wellness program.

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