Check out recent education updates out of Pflugerville and Hutto ISDs.

Pflugerville ISD community speaks out against potential middle school course requirement

After hearing rumblings about a potential new course requirement that would eliminate a course slot currently used for electives at the middle school level, several Pflugerville ISD parents, students and employees asked the district to reconsider during a Dec. 7 board workshop.

What happened?

Students, their parents and teachers addressed the PfISD board of trustees, calling on the district to reject any proposals to require middle school students to take a health and career and technical education development course that would replace a course slot historically occupied by an elective.

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Hutto ISD middle school rezoning to potentially grandfather rising 7th graders

Hutto ISD's ongoing leveling of attendance boundaries could come with a grandfathering policy, per an update from district administrators.

In a nutshell

Rising fifth and seventh graders in HISD might attend a different middle school than they and their parents had planned on, pending the outcome of rezoning for the district's soon-to-be three middle schools once Gus Almquist Middle School opens in 2024.

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