Category: Month: August 2020

Voter-Approved Tax Rate Election

Arlington ISD Calls Voter-Approval Tax Rate Election

August 28, 2020
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The Arlington ISD Board of Trustees has called for a Voter-Approval Tax Rate Election on Nov. 3, 2020. If approved, the VATRE would generate approximately $56 million in additional revenue for the district. “Passage of the VATRE would provide our district millions in state funding that we could not access otherwise,” said Arlington ISD Superintendent…

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Chef Karl Betts

Arlington ISD’s Chef Karl Offers Tips and Tricks to Prepare Meals

August 19, 2020
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Chef Karl Shows How to Use Food Received at Student Meal Distribution Sites Arlington ISD’s meal distribution comes with a little something extra now. Arlington ISD Chef Karl Betts previews the menu and offers his tips and tricks in a new video series posted on YouTube and the district’s Food and Nutrition webpage. The new…

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Arlington ISD News

Arlington ISD Earns 2020 TASB Risk Management Fund Excellence Award

August 18, 2020
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Arlington ISD Honored with 2020 TASB Risk Management Fund Excellence Award The Arlington ISD has been selected as a recipient of the 2020 TASB Risk Management Fund Excellence Award. The Arlington ISD was one of 10 recipients of the award which recognizes members that implement innovative solutions to risk-management challenges facing organizations. “This was a…

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Counselor Connection

August 18, 2020

Connect with Your School Counselor School Counselors value collaboration and want to engage with their students, families and community partners.  To provide timely and effective support, a web form has been established for students and parents to request conferences and stay connected with their School Counselor.  Schedule time with your School Counselor by clicking the…

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Pre-K Online

Pre-K Online: Is it Worth it?

August 14, 2020
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Five Reasons Online Pre-K is Worth it Pre-K is the beginning of a child’s educational journey. It’s about getting children ready for kindergarten through purposeful play, fun songs, hands-on exploration and interaction with others. It’s about inspiring curiosity and building confidence. But can all that happen if Pre-K is online? Is online Pre-K even worth…

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Voter-Approval Tax Rate Election (VATRE)

August 13, 2020

What is a VATRE? Why Call a VATRE? TaxImpact EfficiencyAudit Financial Rating Frequently AskedQuestions Voting Information What is a Voter-Approval Tax Rate Election or VATRE? State law requires that school districts seek voter approval to raise their tax rate above a prescribed amount. The election is referred to as a Voter-Approval Tax Rate Election (VATRE).…

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