Gold-Burg ISD misses Met Standard rating; BJH leaves FIR rating behind

bowie jr high signBy BARBARA GREEN

The Texas Education Agency Monday released the 2016 state accountability ratings for more than 1,200 school districts and charters, as well as more than 8,600 campuses statewide.

Districts, campuses, and charters receive one of three ratings under the accountability system: Met Standard, Met Alternative Standard, or Improvement Required.

Of the eight districts in the greater Montague County area, only Gold-Burg Independent School District did not meet the standard and was given the Improvement Required rating.

Bowie Superintendent Steven Monkres said while they just received the report Monday and have not examined all its content, they are very pleased BJH met standard.

Read the full story in the mid-week edition of the News.