On Wednesday the San Angelo ISD received a “B” letter grade from the Texas Education Agency’s state accountability report card. SAISD’s solid “B” rating means that students are excelling. District officials say they are continuing to focus on areas of improvement so that all students can compete in the job markets of the future. Although the state rated them a B, they stress that a single letter grade does not tell the whole story about the success or talents of their students and their staff are passionate about providing a high-quality education for every child.
San Angelo Community Medical Center has a new Chief Executive officer. Rodney Schumacher has been appointed to head the hospital, effective Sunday. Since April Schumacher has served as interim CEO of the organization. He is a native of west Texas. Schumacher received his master’s degree in Health Care Administration from Trinity University in San Antonio and his Juris doctor from the University of Texas in Austin.
As an early September date approaches to set a property tax rate for Tom Green County, officials heard plenty of opposition to their plan to raise taxes for residents. Today (yesterday) Commissioners held the first of 2 public hearings on a proposal to raise the rate. The room was full of taxpayers who are opposed to the new tax rate and several spoke. The rate is planned to be a little over 55 cents per 1 hundred dollars valuation. The budget will provide a salary increase for employees and elected officials. The next public hearing will be Thursday evening August 22nd at 6:30 pm on the second floor of the Keyes building at 113 West Beauregard.