Board to consider contract with Texas Tech

first_img Pinterest WhatsApp By admin – April 25, 2018 WhatsApp Board to consider contract with Texas Tech Local NewsGovernment Facebook Texas Tech, ECISD logos The Ector County Independent School District Board of Trustees will have a special meeting with its attorneys at 6 p.m. Thursday to talk about a proposed contract with the Texas Tech University College of Education to make Ector Middle School into an in-district charter school.The meeting, which will be largely closed, is scheduled for 6 p.m. in the board room of the administration building, 802 N. Sam Houston Ave. Mike Atkins, the attorney for the school district, said he and Tatiana Dennis, also with his firm, will be on hand.Texas Tech presented its plans at a parent meeting earlier this month at Ector.ECISD has eight campuses on improvement required status under state accountability standards. Ector, Noel and Zavala elementary schools are in their fifth year. If the campuses don’t come off the list, they will face closure or the Texas Education Commissioner will appoint a board of managers over the whole district.Ector has about 1,500 students. If the board approves the plan it would stay action by the Texas Education Agency and provide more state funding per student.The district asked for applications from colleges and universities to work with ECISD and implement innovative ideas, Superintendent Tom Crowe has said.At the parent meeting, Robert Bleisch, director of Safety Net East Lubbock Promise Neighborhood, said conditions for success will include offering tutoring, targeted teacher training, providing tools, equipment and materials to teachers, administrative support and neutralizing barriers. Barriers include irregular student attendance, poor behavior and lack of academic effort, Bleisch said.Bleisch said the focus will be on the whole child, an innovative school schedule and rigorous academics. Reading also will be a focus because if a child doesn’t read, they won’t be going to college, Bleisch said.Electives will include music, art, dance, theater, computers and athletics. Bleisch added that there also will be a focus on college and career readiness.Texas Tech also will monitor attendance, behavior, homework and tests.In an interview last week, Crowe said Bleisch enacted similar plans in California. He added that other districts wanted certain aspects of the plan, but ECISD said, “bring it on.”Crowe said Texas Tech wants to keep most of the teachers and the principal, Charles Quintela, because Quintela’s philosophy fits right in. He added that Tech wants to train personnel at the school not to bend or give.“You still love them and care about them, but you don’t bend,” Crowe said.In education, Crowe said people too often expect immediate results.“Any change worth the while takes three to five years before it just becomes the way we do business,” he said.He said who will be working for whom is still being worked on, but the district — and Tech — want to make sure teachers still qualify for the Teacher Retirement System.“It’s not us against them. It’s a how do we make it work for the teachers and we’ve talked about that. They want to make it work for the teachers,” Crowe said.More Informationcenter_img Twitter Twitter Pinterest ECISD meeting agenda. Facebook Previous articleSmokey Robinson to headline Education Foundation benefitNext articleCHAREN: Playboy comes to Washington, D.C. adminlast_img read more

Mariners Roll Against Tigers

first_img Hancock County Court News Nov. 3 thorugh Dec. 11 – January 22, 2015 State budget vs. job creation – January 22, 2015 Latest Posts Bio SULLIVAN — The Tigers outhit the Mariners 11-9 but managed just a pair of runs as the Mariners rolled to a 10-2 win on Monday.Eben Powers drove in two runs with a pair of doubles, Joe Condon tripled and singled and Evan Rollins had a pair of singles for the Mariners.Matt Boyle drove in a run with two doubles and a single and Mike Crowley doubled and singled for the Tigers. House fire in Winter Harbor – October 27, 2014 admin Latest posts by admin (see all) This is placeholder textThis is placeholder textlast_img read more

Indian Premier League IPL 2019 RR vs CSK: Chennai beat Rajasthan by 4 wickets, Dhoni’s 100th win as captain in IPL

first_img For all the Latest Sports News News, Indian Premier League News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps. New Delhi: A struggling Rajasthan Royals will desperately seek to revive their campaign when they host formidable Chennai Super Kings in an Indian Premier League encounter in Jaipur on Thursday. Rajasthan is currently lying in the penultimate spot in the eight-team standings with just one win out of five games. Rajasthan’s sole win came against laggards Royal Challengers Bangalore at the Sawai Man Singh Stadium here and they would be banking on home comfort to upset defending champions CSK. In contrast, CSK is coming off a clinical seven-wicket thrashing of Kolkata Knight Riders and are sitting pretty at the top of the table with five victories from six games. Under the astute captaincy of Mahendra Singh Dhoni, CSK boasts of a perfectly balanced squad to excel on any surface and all conditions. The Royals, on the other hand, are still struggling to find their bearings. (LIVE SCORECARD)For LIVE updates: # Chennai Super Kings win by four wickets, this is the 100th win as captain for MS Dhoni # SIX! by Santner to win the match 4 wickets# WIDE BALL, now 3 runs required on the last ball# FOUR runs needed by Chennai Super Kings on the last ball # NO BALL again for height but no FREE HIT said by umpire# With three balls left, CSK needs 8 runs to win # MS Dhoni bowled by Ben Stokes at 58# SIX! by Jadeja on the first ball of last over and its a NO BALL# FOUR! on the last ball of 19th over, CSK now need 18 off the last over # MS Dhoni is the only hope left for the Chennai Super Kings # Ben Stokes removes Ambati Rayudu, CSK now needs 33 from 14 balls# With just three overs left, CSK needs 39 runs to chase down RR at their home ground # Only 5 runs added to the total, CSK 106/4 after 16 overs# After 15 overs, CSK 101/4 with Dhoni (34) and Rayudu (53) at crease# SIX! by Ambati Rayudu at long-on to Jaydev Unadkat# Now, Ambati Rayudu hits SIX at mid-off# Ben Stokes comes to bowl# SIX! again by Dhoni to Shreyas Gopal# Only four runs in 12th over, Chennai Super Kings 68/4 with Dhoni and Rayudu at crease# FOUR! by Ambati Rayudu, CSK 64/4 after 11 overs# SIX! again by Dhoni 19 (13)# With 10 runs of the over, CSK 50/4 after 10 overs with Dhoni and Rayudu out in the middle# SIX! by MS Dhoni to Shreyas Gopal# After 9 overs, Chennai Super Kings are 39/4 with Dhoni (5) and Rayudu (22) at crease# Kedar Jadhav also returns to pavillion cheap, CSK 24/4 after 5.5 overs# Faf du Plessis departs at 7, CSK in big trouble# Faf du Plessis hits lofted shot for a boundary but its just three runs at mid-wicket# With just five runs added to the total, CSK 10/3 after 3 overs# After two overs, Chennai Super Kings are 5/2 with Ambati Rayudu and Faf du Plessis out at crease # Kulkarni picks Shane Watson wicket on duck # If CSK wins this game, it will be Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s 100th win as captain in IPL # Chennai Super Kings need 152 runs to win# With 18 runs of the last over, Rajasthan Royals are 151/7# Shreyas Gopal, making the most out of it with back to back boundaries# Ben Stokes looks to hit big but Deepak Chahar bowls him out, RR loses their seventh wicket# Only 8 runs added, RR 125/6 after 18 overs# With just 4 runs added to the total, RR 117/6 after 17 overs# After 15 overs, Rajasthan Royals are 103/6 with Ben Stokes and Jofra Acher out in the middle# Back to back boundaries by Riyan Parag to Imran Tahir# Ravindra Jadeja picks his 100th IPL wicket as Steve Smith departs at 15# With half way through, Rajasthan Royals are 74/3 after 10 overs# After 9 overs, RR 71/4 with Steve Smith and Ben Stokes at crease # Rahul Tripathi returns to pavillion early, Ravindra Jadeja picks his first wicket# Ravindra Jadeja comes out to bowl # After 7 overs, Rajasthan Royals 58/3 with Steve Smith and Rahul Tripathi out in the middle# Sanju Samson looks to hit big but gets caught by Shorey, RR 53/3 after 5.2 overs# Steve Smith gets on board with a boundary, RR 53/2 after 5 overs# With 13 runs added in the over, RR 48/2 after 4 overs# Shardul removes Jos Buttler at 23# With Buttler, Samson out in middle, RR 35/1 after 3 overs# OUT! After Deepak Chahar, MS Dhoni appeals and take review, Ajinkya Rahane departs at 14# After two overs, Rajasthan Royals are 25/2 with Jos Buttler and Ajinkya Rahane at crease# Straight SIX by Jos Buttler, RR 11/1 after 1 over # FOUR! by Jos Buttler to Deepak Chahar# Ajinkya Rahane and Jos Buttler comes out to bat in the middle.Chennai Super Kings Playing XI includes: Shane Watson, Faf du Plessis, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni(w/c), Kedar Jadhav, Ravindra Jadeja, Deepak Chahar, Mitchell Santner, Shardul Thakur, Imran Tahir.Rajasthan Royals Playing XI includes: Ajinkya Rahane(c), Jos Buttler(w), Steven Smith, Sanju Samson, Rahul Tripathi, Ben Stokes, Riyan Parag, Jofra Archer, Shreyas Gopal, Jaydev Unadkat, Dhawal Kulkarni. last_img read more