Despite some community members announcing plans to protest hiring Eric Williams, the meeting largely without incident.
The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees likely won't make a decision about middle-school realignment until next year.
Eric Williams, in a wide-ranging interview, addressed the issues during his time as superintendent at Loudoun County Public School District in northern Virginia that have drawn criticism, including race relations and reopening during the pandemic.
About a dozen parents and community members gathered outside the Clear Creek Independent School District board of trustees meeting Tuesday night.
The Virginia-based superintendent has faced criticism in some circles for his handling of race relations and the pandemic.
Eric Williams, who leads a district of more than 83,000 students in northern Virginia, will replace longtime Superintendent Greg Smith.
The small school district will switch all of its students to remote learning for two weeks after two staff members were diagnosed with the virus.
In its new racial and ethnic equity policy, Texas City ISD recognizes “significant historical and societal factors have created institutional barriers and resulted in educational inequity.”
Teacher Daniel Bernardi's discussions with his students about returning to in-person learning during a pandemic culminated in the first video with an unusual new member of the class.
A confrontation between a 15-year-old student, school employees and sheriff's office deputies has sparked internal investigations.
Some devices the districts have paid for won't arrive for months because of heavy demand in the pandemic.
After a lengthy discussion Wednesday night, trustees proposed several options for consolidating middle schools into campuses that were specific to different grade levels.
Masks, one-way hallways and morning symptom checks are part of the new rules at Santa Fe High School. The school is one of the first in the county to return to class, with other districts soon to follow.
While some parents spent the summer making a tough choice about whether or not to send their students to school in person or virtually, others didn't have a choice.