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Dec. 1, 2016

Twelve School Districts Receive Statewide Recognition for Brag-worthy Best Practices

AUSTIN, TEXAS (Dec. 1, 2016) -- SISD is one of 12 school districts who are basking in the glow of positive press with the release of Texas School Business magazine’s Tenth Annual Bragging Rights 2016-2017 special issue. Bragging Rights, which calls for nominations and is published every December, recognizes school districts that have implemented programs that are bettering the lives of students, schools and communities.

To read the 10th Annual Bragging Rights issue online, visit

The 12 honored districts and their brag-worthy programs include:

·      Aldine ISD, Technology and Curriculum Conference

·      Blooming Grove ISD, “Mane” Event

·      Cypress-Fairbanks ISD, Camp Summit

·      Fort Bend ISD, Film Festival

·      Frankston ISD, Positive Phone Calls Initiative

·      Karnack ISD, Adopt-A-Room Program

·      Newton ISD, Eagle Landing Catering and Culinary Program

·      North East ISD, MacTEACH

·      Pearland ISD, RISE Mentoring

·      Royse City ISD, Chrome Squad

·      Sunnyvale ISD, SISD Writes

·      West Oso ISD, Bear Teacher Induction Program & Supports (TIPS)

“We had close to 200 nominations this year, and all of them deserve bragging rights,” Texas School Business Editorial Director Dacia Rivers says. “We hope the 12 stories we singled out and chose to share will inspire other districts into action. Our mission at Texas School Business is to report on the good things happening in our public schools, and we are never short on stories to report.”

For 63 years, Texas School Business has served as the news magazine for public education in Texas. Since 2014, it has been produced by the Texas Association of School Administrators ( To read the 10th Annual Bragging Rights issue online, visit


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