High-Quality Education

According to independent research, Clear Creek ISD is considered one of the top school districts in Texas. Not only does it rank highly for academic programs and achievement, but also for a broad range of extracurriculars and comprehensive special services. We have attracted some of the state’s best teachers and administrators who are dedicated to the success of every student. However, we must strengthen our support for these devoted professionals and avoid undercutting them with bad policies.

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Keeping Schools Open

Brick-and-mortar learning is the foundation of a high-quality education. While virtual learning has been a viable stopgap, and can be reasonably effective for self-motivated students and those whose parents have the ability to serve as full-time learning coaches. For the majority of students, however, virtual learning is not sustainable. Worse still, we don’t even know the full extent of the negative effects that school shutdowns have had on our students.

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Accountability to Taxpayers

Clear Creek ISD is growing rapidly, particularly in District 5, which encompasses much of western League City. To keep tax rates low, and avoid asking taxpayers to fund new projects in the form of massive bond packages, CCISD must improve its long-range planning, avoid gratuitous short-sighted purchases, and provide much-needed transparency into how its funds are spent.

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Transparency

Decisions affecting Clear Creek ISD students, families, and taxpayers must be made with public input, not behind closed doors. Constituents deserve to have visibility into the decision-making process, know well in advance when important decisions will be made, and receive the opportunity to express their opinions, ideas, and concerns and be heard.  Unfortunately, the majority of decisions made by the Board of Trustees are cloaked in darkness, decided out of public view, and finalized with no real notice to the public. 

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