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Page 4B Education Hays Free Press August 23, 2017 Making the Grade Continued from pg. 1B " the campus. Hays CISD will also work closely with TEA and the Region 13 Educational Service Center to provide additional support. Alejandro Gongora, Hays CISD assistant superintendent of schools, said one of the first things the district will try to accomplish is identifying planning process and focusing on core subject instruction are areas to improve across all district elementary schools. He also cited campus climate and culture, with the ability to boost morale. Esperanza Orosco, Hays CISD District 5 who spoke on her own behalf, said she hopes the district 1oo 7S so 2s HAYS HIGH SCHOOL PERFORMANCE INDEX REPORT ININ~ 1 " INOI~ 2 INDEX $ iNDEX 4 8tuaant studt~ Cloe~ng Pc, st-Secondary Ach~t Progmees Performance Gaps Re,~JIne,=z ffmget Scorn = 60) (Target Scorn = 22) (Target Scc~ = 28) (Te~3t Scorn. SO) a professional service learns from issues it ~ecuA pfovlder [or each campus, had while craftinga CIP '= I SCIE LL ELEM. PERFORMANCE INDEX REPORT T ~! "The ~iwould provide for Hemphill last year. assistance and oversight Orosco said trustees had to =build capacity'~ of each .little time to see theplan campus, and help teachers L before they are askedto and staff know rnore about adopt it. She then found the Texas Acceptability !'deficiencies" in the plan Intervention SE~n b,:: ~:~er itwas app~d;. ------~ (TAIS). Oroscosaid . -: ~~ to get ! elllhateand , ~~jrocess : i m key Components to ~a"t~affi consisting improvement. ~'~"_-o0, ~2~--~, ~--=~ ~, of campus leadership Merideth Keller, Hays HEMPHILL ELEM, PERFORMANCE INDEX REPORT 1o 75 SO 0 personnel who will help identify that PSP. In addition, the district will also develop a specific Campus Improvement Plan (CIP) that identifies what areas must be addressed for improvement. Hays CISD trustees will discuss the plan further on Aug. 31, but no formal date has been set for the" plan's implementation. Even so, Gongora said fine ttming the CISD board president, said the district must take a step back from the "blame game" on teachers. However, Keller said she wasn't surprised to see Hemphill fall below standard. "It's sad and it makes me sad. But I feel confident in our team and confident in our superintendent, she's a go-getter and can make things happen," Keller said. - INDEX 1 ININEX 2 INDEX 3 INDEX 4 Student Studerd Ck~edng Post-Secondary ac~ament Oroom~ Performance ~F~sdlness (Ta.'get Scoce = 60) (Target Score = 32) (Target Soore = 28) (Ta/~et Score =~ 12) HCISD Budget Continued from pg. 1B ~SD board president, ;~id looking at zero- ~l~ased budgeting, along ,,~With asking departments topotentially cut their budgets, is what she believes could be looked at to avoid similar budget problems in 2019. "We can't keep doing this. 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