Richardson ISD subject matter experts discussing timely topics of importance to RISD students, teachers and families


A-F School & District Ratings


January 6, 2017


The ‘What if' ratings were released by the Texas Education Agency this morning. RISD received a grade of “B” in each of the four domains. Click the link below to see how grades were distributed to school districts across Texas.



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On Point with Richardson ISD - RHS Magnets & BHS STEM Academy


December 16, 2016



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Operations Center On Schedule


December 16, 2016


RISD Executive Director of Facility Services Michael Longanecker, AIA, discusses the RISD Operations Center, which is nearing completion.



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RISD and UNT team up for College Prep


December 8, 2016


Now in its second year, the University of North Texas (UNT) Eagle Advantage Program is making strides in connecting with RISD students and working to ease their transition into college life.

In addition to college preparation workshops for families and $1,000 scholarships given to each district high school principal to award to RISD graduates heading to UNT, there are some extra special benefits provided to participating seniors.



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Take 5 with Sandra Moore


November 11, 2016


Sandra Moore is RISD’s Executive Director of Recruiting, Mentoring, Development & Retention. Her responsibilities include identifying and recruiting the best possible teachers to join, and stay, in RISD.



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On Point with Richardson ISD - District of Innovation


November 9, 2016




On Point with Richardson ISD - Dr. Cindy Lawrence


October 25, 2016


Dr. Cindy Lawrence, RISD's leader for special education services, discusses recent news coverage of special education and offers expert perspective.



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Around the World: Milestones for Skyview Elementary


October 24, 2016


2015 was a year to dream, design and create. For Skyview Elementary in Lake Highlands it was the year of the garden: a year dedicated to planning and building the Skyview Harmony Garden, complete with native plants, vegetable gardens and outdoor musical instruments. The garden and volunteer team recently celebrated its groundbreaking.

On the heels of this immensely successful endeavor, Skyview PTA president Sarah Greenman paused long enough to take a deep breath (maybe two) and then set another goal for her neighborhood elementary school: its first-ever off-campus fundraising gala and auction.



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