LISD officials are looking into reducing the number of students on board a school bus at a time, but fear this could delay on their scheduled routes. Hundreds of students depend on this service to get to campus . Officials say their school buses can carry up to 77 passengers. Social distancing guidelines would reduce […]
Despite the pandemic, Laredo Independent School District continues moving forward with its expansion plans. One of the school district’s biggest projects, the remodeling of the civic center building, faced a few challenges when the Coronavirus outbreak began. “We kind of experienced some delays when it comes to the concrete deliveries to the job site and […]
Laredo independent school district says they will continue to disinfect their classrooms during spring break.
Laredo, Texas– Bond projects approved by voters to build new schools as both school districts say they are expanding. In 2013, voters approved a bond and UISD says they construction is almost complete.
The Laredo independent school district is working to reduce the number of cases involving breaking the student code of conduct.
Tuesday afternoon, the campus was placed on lockdown, the suspect, a 17-year-old, is an LISD student.
Laredo, Texas — ISD officials say the number of threats made against their campuses has increased since last year.
Senator Jose Menendez is asking to put a moratorium of two years on the STAAR state exam, saying the test is unfair to students. According to Menendez, research has shown the test measures student achievement on average two to three years above grade level. “Parents and grandparents with their stories and the teachers with the […]
The Texas Education Agency just released its accountability ratings. While school districts in Laredo performed well, officials say there’s still work to get done. The Laredo Independent School District received an overall rating of a B or an 87. LISD is one of 356 charter and districts that received this rating. “We understand that a […]
This morning, the Laredo ISD Police Department held an active shooter training to prepare for a life-threatening scenario. Arleth Riojas was shot in the leg as part of the training, she tells us how she felt during the experience. “We were scared at a point where we were all screaming in the classrooms and the […]
About 110 teachers participated in a teacher orientation. Most of them are new employees in the district. About five months ago, Elizabeth Duron received her teaching certification. Now, she’s excited to teach fourth graders at Freedom Elementary. She tells us her expectations. “Good classroom management, have the kids rely attentive, really engaged in the classroom. I […]
Many parents tend to assume their children who are in middle school are interested in video games or hanging out with friends, but unfortunately, that’s not always the case “The drug of choice for kids is alcohol because it’s easily acceptable, there are parties sometimes parents allow teenagers to drink, they don’t see it as […]
With two major shootings reported in Florida and Texas this year, Governor Greg Abbott talked about school safety in a series of discussions, but officials in Laredo have their own suggestions. “We need to have an increase of collaboration with several agencies in our area obviously mental health institutes need to become a little bit […]
Early voting kicks off April 23rd and parents say their children deserve the very best, as Marcela Garcia explains to Fox News. “It would be a good idea for them to have more updated technology for the children to have a better education.” LISD is asking voters to approve a $150.7 million dollar bond that asks to […]