LISD gets personal with legislators, delivers priorities

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State Sen. Jane Nelson and state representatives Ron Simmons and Tan Parker discuss LISD’s needs from the upcoming state legislative session. (Photo by Leopold Knopp)

The Lewisville ISD Board of Trustees took the opportunity last week to speak directly to elected representatives and present the specific hopes they had for the 86th legislature in a document they’ve been working on since May.

State Sen. Jane Nelson (R- Flower Mound), and state representatives Tan Parker (R- Flower Mound) and Ron Simmons (R- Carrollton) agreed with several of the board’s points about how education in Texas needs to change as the board personally delivered its requests for the upcoming 86th legislature to LISD’s representatives Sept. 14.

The board requested a better curriculum that would allow teachers to cover fewer subjects in more depth, school finance simplification, equal accountability for charter schools and deference to local school officials on more issues.

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