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Superintendent Dr. Dana West discussed the process of campus and district strategic planning with the Board and acknowledged the work of principals and instructional team members present at the meeting.  
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San Jacinto Elementary and South Lawn Elementary are among 400 Texas schools lauded for having ‘Met Standard’ and earning all possible distinctions under 2016 state accountability ratings.  
The State Board of Education (SBOE) honored Amarillo physician Dr. Alan Keister for his work in making healthcare more accessible to children in AISD, presenting him with the 2016 Heroes for Children Award during a ceremony in Austin on Friday. 
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The Amarillo ISD Board of Trustees voted to bring one of the nation’s most effective dropout prevention programs, Communities in Schools (CIS), into three of the district’s high schools. The goal of the CIS program is to increase the number of at-risk students who are successful in school. Last year, 98 percent of the at-risk students served through CIS stayed in school. 
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A Texas Education Agency video series highlighting the best practices of select, high-performing Title I schools features Amarillo ISD’s Whittier Elementary. A component of the TEA’s Title I Capacity Building Initiative, the video series serves as a tool to aid schools working to improve student outcomes and close performance gaps. 

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