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Scott Sheppard has his eyes on the classroom and customer service in a new vision for HISD

New HISD Superintendent is talking….customer service By Rich Heiland Free Press Publications, LLC For Walker County News Today     Last of Six Parts            SCOTT SHEPPARD HAS a road map for improving the Huntsville Independent School District. It comes more out of some cutting-edge leadership approaches ...

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HISD’s New Leader Bringing a New Message and Style

Part 5 – A new superintendent brings new views, and new energy By Rich Heiland Free Press Publications, LLC For Walker County News Today Fifth in a series               SCOTT SHEPPARD’S bookshelf isn’t a typical school superintendent’s bookshelf. It’s lined with books right out of the best seller list ...

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Part 4 – Looking at Issues Inside and Outside Huntsville Schools

Not all issues impacting HISD can be controlled from inside By Rich Heiland Free Press Publications, LLC For Walker County News Today Fourth in a Series             ASK MOST ANYONE who’s been in town long what’s wrong with the Huntsville Independent School Districtand they’ll tell you. Odds are they will ...

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Texas Education Association Measures Don’t Add Up To HISD’s New Leader

Part 3 – Supt. Scott Sheppard responds to TEA measures By Rich Heiland Free Press Publications, LLC For Walker County News Today               HISD SUPERINTENDENT Dr. Scott Sheppard is not a big fan of the logic or methodology the state of Texas uses to assess and grade the local district. ...

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Poverty rating key factor in state’s grade of “F” to Huntsville school district

Part 2 – Looking at poverty, and the data behind HISD’s “F” Grade By Rich Heiland Free Press Publications, LLC For Walker County News Today    “ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED.”             When you dive into the data behind the Texas Education Association’s  accountability report cards for school districts, that category jumps out ...

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