Fort Bend ISD Students At 4 Schools Without Power Won't Have Classes Today
by Bob Dunn, FBN
All but four Fort Bend Independent School District campuses - Willowridge High, Quail Valley and McAuliffe middle schools and Ridgegate Elementary - now have power and will resume classes this morning.
In a statement Sunday evening, Fort Bend ISD officials said all campuses except the four listed above will open for classes at their normal time. Several of the district's school buildings lost power after Hurricane Ike hit the area Sept. 13. . .
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2009 FBISD Tax Hearing (On YouTube)
CLICK HERE FOR THE 2009 FBISD CONTROVERSIAL TAX HEARING (YES THEY ARE RAISING THEM AGAIN--see petition of over 500 district taxpayers asking for board accountability) --In case anyone missed it they raised the property tax rate again (4th time) in 2010 and more than likely will do so again in 2011 facing another projected 15-20 million dollar budget deficit, according to some media reports. ***NEW*** ..Petition TO STOP THE GSTC (Global Science Museum being planned at the district central office--near $30 million dollar project that superintendent Jenney is pushing): http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/stopthegcst/ (see update below on this apparently ending this project after 2 years)