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MAY 6, 2016
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Bond Election Saturday, May 7 (7:00 AM to 7:00 PM)

Fifth grade student Domineek Govea interviewed Plano ISD's Chief Financial Officer Steve Fortenberry about the "zero tax rate increase" bond proposal. Watch the interview in this videovideo icon.

On May 7, Collin County voters residing within the Plano ISD attendance zone will be asked to consider a single proposition to provide $481 million toward eight major project areas with no increase to the tax rate. View a bond video and presentation, read projected bond program allocations and a bond FAQ and find voting information on the district website. read

Election results will be posted on the district website home page and can be viewed on the Collin County Election Results website. Election results are unofficial until canvassed.

Educators Capture TI Foundation Innovation in STEM Teaching Awards at May 3 School Board Meeting
Three Plano ISD teachers captured TI Foundation Innovations in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Teaching Awards, and an additional three teachers were named award finalists. The six teachers were recognized at the May 3 Plano ISD Board of Trustees meeting. Winners are Bryan Yee, Plano Senior High School; Raymond Morton, Hendrick Middle School; and Laura Spear, Vines High School. Finalists are Amy Semifero, Academy High School; Parul Dumka, Williams High School; and Neil Milburn, Plano West Senior High
School Board Update
May 3 Meeting
The school board met on May 3 and heard reports and took action on the following items. The agenda, with links to supporting documents, is posted on BoardBook.

  • Instructional Focus: Makerspace Progress
  • Recognitions
    • School Board Advisory Committees
    • TI Foundation Innovations in STEM Teaching Awards
  • Organization of the Board (see Trustee Profiles)
  • Consent Agenda (routine business items)
  • Items for Discussion and Action
    • District of Innovation - Resolution
  • Reports
    • Special Education Advisory Committee
    • Board of Trustees Committees and Liaison
    • National School Boards Association Annual Conference
    • 2016-17 Budget
  • Policies
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