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January 23, 2013 | 2,285 views | 27 comments

FLORESVILLE -- Still reeling from the state Legislature’s massive school-funding cuts in 2011, the Floresville Independent School District (ISD) board has spoken out by passing a resolution against school vouchers Jan. 15 (see PDF download of resolution below). . . .

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PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
January 27, 2013 5:32am
 
When speaking about money, one should always consider the inflation factor to get a true perspective on the true dollar value being expended compared to the past. For example, $9000.00 in 2012 had dollar value equal to $6750.00... More ›

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
January 26, 2013 3:17pm
 
ALVIN, ALVIN!!!! I think that the annual minimum wage is a bit over 15 thousand. Just nitpicking in the interest of facts. Sorry to spoil your narrative. I have never understood why they hire educators to run large... More ›

 
Alvin Charmaine  
January 26, 2013 12:38pm
 
They spend like $9,000 per student. Thats a minimum wage salary for a year. This is a ridiculous amount of money to piss away. In todays society you can mostly do as good a job educating virtually, online. This is a bloated inefficient... More ›

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
January 26, 2013 9:36am
 
Puzzled......Interesting that you do not include teachers and administrators as factors that differ from outstanding districts to average districts. If you are satisfied with average performance, then no improvement will... More ›

 
Puzzled  
Wilson Co.  
January 26, 2013 8:18am
 
Prairie, I am not your research assistant. You can get all of the data you want on the website of the Texas Education Agency. I assume that is where Alvin got his data; I hope he didn't just make it up to make a point. The... More ›

 
Alvin Charmaine  
January 26, 2013 7:26am
 
Floresville is average in academics Above average in spending per student Below average in spending on instruction per student Above average (by two times) in spendnig on administration oer student. Your super is spender.... More ›

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
January 25, 2013 12:57pm
 
Puzzled......Since you project the image as being informed on the local system, maybe you can answer my two previous questions. l. What is the ratio of FISD employees to students ? 2. What is the state rankings of the... More ›

 
Airborne Trooper  
wilson cty  
January 25, 2013 12:34pm
 
Lets see puzzled, isnt that an anonymous name? Look Im not saying we need to cut the entier programs, Im simply suggesting that everyone across the board from athletics, band, ROTC, Ag etc need to makes a few cut back in order... More ›

 
Puzzled  
Wilson Co.  
January 25, 2013 12:23pm
 
Spec ops: I am sure that the parents of the band members would disagree with you...and they are tax payers also. The folks who like athletics think we should cut the band budget; the folks who like the band think we should... More ›

 
Spec Ops  
Wilson  
January 24, 2013 2:13pm
 
Puzzled can you enlighten us then, if you know the state laws?? Since we dont know anything, maybe you can educate us then. I happen to work for the district and can see from the inside that we have to make some serious changes... More ›

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