November 20, 2014
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Board of Trustees Meeting Summary
The Board of Trustees met in regular session on Thursday, November 20. The following link will provide you a summary of actions taken at their meeting.      

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Five BISD campuses receive Charitable School Award
Birdville and Haltom high schools, and North Richland, Richland and Watauga middle schools were the recipient of The Meadows Foundation "Charitable School Award" for the 2014-15 school year. Designated teacher sponsors from each campus will receive $500 to engage their students in leadership roles and volunteer opportunities within their respective communities.
The Charitable School Award encourages youth volunteerism by middle and high school students; increases students' knowledge of their community's needs, and develops leadership and volunteer skills among students to meet those needs.
Highly Qualified Teacher Report
Section 1119 of The No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) focuses on improving teacher quality at the local level.  To achieve this goal, the act requires all teaching core subject academic areas to meet specific competency and educational requirements.  Teachers who meet these requirements are considered "highly qualified".

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