Category Archives: McKinney Independent School District

McKinney Stadium: Does Past Attendance Justify a 12,000-Seat Stadium?

McKinney Stadium: Does Past Attendance Justify a 12,000-Seat Stadium? Administrators and board members at McKinney Independent School District (McKinney ISD) cite game attendance and costs for temporary seating, as driving factors for building a 12,000-seat $60 million stadium. Attendance figures, … Continue reading

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National Socio-Economic 2015 Update

Socio-Economic Review In 2008, McKinney ISD compiled a list of districts that used Socio-Economic as evidence that the policy was wide spread, active and successful. In 2015 only Omaha and Berkeley are still using Socio-Economic busing. Wake County Public School System (North Carolina) … Continue reading

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The Failure of the McKinney ISD Socio-Economic Policy

The City of McKinney uses the slogan “Unique by Nature” and McKinney Independent School District (MISD) leads Texas with the highest tax rate and the only district in Texas, to utilize use student Socio-Economic status to integrate and balance attendance zones.  While … Continue reading

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Time for McKinney ISD to listen to parents on busing

Time for McKinney ISD to listen to parents on busing Dallas Morning News, The (TX) – May 11, 2008 Author: ED HOUSEWRIGHT, ehousewright@dallasnews.com McKinney school officials should stop talking and start listening. Trustees and Superintendent Tom Crowe need to quit defending the district’s divisive busing plan and … Continue reading

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The Right View

Previous Blogs McKinney ISD Shakedown – The Communication Department – How legit are the threats and the claims to cut Staff and Administrators?  Take a look at history. McKinney ISD & NCLB Part 2 – How are minority kids doing in McKinney … Continue reading

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The Right View: NCLB and the McKinney ISD Part 2

McKinney ISD has failed to meet the expectations set forth under the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act. The district has been rated at “Missed AYP”, (Adequate Yearly Progress) for the school years of 2010-2011 and 2011-2012. Thirteen of the districts … Continue reading

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McKinney ISD & NCLB Part I

George W. Bush was inaugurated as the 43rd President of the United States of America on January 20, 2001. After Bush finished replacing all of the “W”s stolen and repaired vandalism damage from the outgoing Clinton staff, Bush invited the Kennedy family to the … Continue reading

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