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Five CCISD campuses to undergo systemic changes

Corpus Christi Caller-Times
June 13, 2016

Corpus Christi Caller-Times

About half of the Corpus Christi ISD's annual federal funds will be used to help five academically struggling schools, the board of trustees decided.

The Corpus Christi Independent School District board approved "turnaround plans," or systemic changes, for Gibson, Oak Park and Zavala elementary schools as well as for Driscoll and Martin middle schools during a Monday meeting. The two year-plans detail a more than $919,000 cumulative cost estimate for additional positions, professional development and new technology.

CCISD receives about $10 million in federal Title I funds annually, some of which is used as "cushion" for the district, said CCISD director for instructional support Victor Hernandez.

"The budget is probably going to be the tightest it's ever been," said Hernandez, who presented the plans to the board.

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