The controversy over the name of Robert E. Lee Middle School in the San Angelo ISD is up for a vote tonight. According to Superintendent Carl Dethloff, the Board of Trustees can vote to keep the name, change the name or put the decision off for later. Here are arguments for keeping the name Robert E. Lee:
Angelo State University alumnus Will Welch has joined the Board of Trustees for the ASU Foundation, a public, nonprofit organization established to provide financial assistance to ASU, primarily through gifts and earnings on endowed funds.
It is now officially a week before the San Angelo ISD School Board will decide on what to do with the name of Robert E. Lee Middle School. Before the big day the board released 40 names that could potentially take the name of the school.
Six Angelo State University faculty members have been awarded three grants from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) to fund their projects that will provide free open-source course materials to students in select classes, eliminating their need to purchase textbooks.
One rural Texas school district has called it quits on most of the COVID-19 restrictions. Paint Rock ISD announced Tuesday afternoon that all remote learning is canceled effective Friday. Monday, Oct. 19, all students are to report in-person to class, said Superintendent Ron Cline.