Another delay in resolution of Superintendent’s investigation.

Round Rock ISD parents and community members will have to wait yet again to learn the fate of Superintendent Dr. Hafedh Azaiez. Azaiez was placed on administrative leave by a reluctant board on January 6th. The Board was to meet in closed session regarding Azaiez on February 3rd, but that meeting was cancelled due toContinue reading “Another delay in resolution of Superintendent’s investigation.”

It’s not just RRISD; school board chaos/take-overs part of coordinated, national effort.

National media coverage reveals an eerily familiar pattern of events in suburban school districts all across the country. Last summer, NBC News covered school board chaos and District takeovers in Cumberland, Maine. Earlier that year, they had followed the same story closer to home in Carroll ISD, outside of Dallas with their Southlake podcast. AndContinue reading “It’s not just RRISD; school board chaos/take-overs part of coordinated, national effort.”

Access Education sustains advocacy for local control of RRISD hiring decisions

Access Education RRISD supporters are preparing to be heard again, at what will be the third school board meeting in a month focused on taking action in response to as yet unsubstantiated personal allegations against Superintendent Hafedh Azaiez. On Jan 6th the school board reluctantly voted to place RRISD’s superintendent on administrative leave. In herContinue reading “Access Education sustains advocacy for local control of RRISD hiring decisions”

Letter-writing campaign asks hard questions/demands answers from TEA.

Tonight the Round Rock ISD school board meets to further discuss the fate of superintendent Dr. Hafedh Azaiez, who was placed on administrative leave on Jan 6th. Access Education RRISD yesterday launched a letter writing campaign to coincide with the meeting in response to concerns from hundreds of RRISD parents and community members about theContinue reading “Letter-writing campaign asks hard questions/demands answers from TEA.”

Access Education RRISD calls on TEA for more COVID response options

Access Education RRISD issued a call to action today, asking parents and community members to demand more flexible COVID supports for Texas schools from the Texas Education Agency. This action was taken as Omicron-related illness continues to tear through the district, leaving schools understaffed and spread of the virus unchecked. The sample letter below wasContinue reading “Access Education RRISD calls on TEA for more COVID response options”

Access Education RRISD brings DEI leaders together

Dozens of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion leaders from multiple vertical learning communities in RRISD community gathered (safely and virtually) on January 9th. Hosted by Access Education RRISD, this event created a positive space where DEI leaders could network and share work they are doing in their learning communities. Also in attendance were prospective RRISD schoolContinue reading “Access Education RRISD brings DEI leaders together”