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Toward the end of the last school year, Tomas Garcia made the difficult but, in his mind, right decision to leave teaching after 15 years. Like countless other educators, Garcia has loved the … more
After months of political wrangling, the Texas House has advanced a bill that could give retired teachers, counselors and other school staff a one-time payment of up to $2,400. Senate Bill 7, … more
As Texans hit the roads this summer with pandemic restrictions eased and vaccinations widespread, the national average price of gas is expected to top $3 per gallon, though the average in Texas for … more
Fifteen Katy ISD football players were named to the Texas Sports Writers Association Class 6A all-state team on Friday. Three were named to the first team. more
From all-district Offensive MVP to NCAA Division I signee to now a Class 5A all-state selection, it’s been a whirlwind couple of months for Paetow senior Damon Bankston. more
Tompkins senior guard Crystal Smith was named as a nominee for the 44th annual McDonald’s All-American girls team on Thursday. more
Texas public school students must show up in person to take the STAAR test this spring, and districts can apply for waivers to socially distance test takers, according to recent guidance released by … more
Competition is beginning to heat up at Constellation Field where the four teams in the Constellation Energy League are hitting their groove with two full weeks of competition under their … more
Texas students will still have to take the STAAR test next year, but fifth and eighth grade students will be able to move on to the next grade even if they fail, Gov. Greg Abbott announced … more
Evangeline Mitchell, a teacher at Klein High School in nearby Klein, Tex. was selected out of multiple applicants nationwide to participate in C-SPAN's 2020 Teacher Fellowship Program. Along with … more
Texas students will be returning to public schools in person this fall, Gov. Greg Abbott told state lawmakers Thursday morning. The state's top education officials confirmed the plans in a … more
Katy area residents will now be able to donate to the Houston Food Bank by eating out at local participating restaurants on Tuesday, June 2. GroupRaise, a restaurant fundraising platform, is … more
AUSTIN — Testing, sanitizing and emergency food benefits increased as Texas entered its third month of fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. Notably, Gov. Greg Abbott released a statement … more
AUSTIN — An executive order issued by Gov. Greg Abbott to reopen in-store retail shopping, dine-in restaurants, movie theaters, museums, libraries and more took effect May 1 and will continue … more
In an unprecedented move, Gov. Greg Abbott announced Monday he would waive testing requirements for this year’s STAAR exam, as many schools expect to be closed at least through the April … more
Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office deputies found four bodies and two pets killed at a home in the 9200 block of Sabastian Drive, just southeast of the Katy area. The officers had responded to a … more
The Texas Education Agency reduced funding to the Katy Independent School District by $513,755 for the 2018-19 school year after the district informed the TEA of the payout to former KISD … more
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