MISSION — Sharyland Independent School District board members approved new education programs and resources that will be implemented in the next school year.
The programs include StemScope, and the newcomer program designed for new immigrants to the district.
Board members approved a user agreement for Rice University StemScope program that will be used next school year. The program is a supplemental science program for fifth- to eighth-grade teachers geared to improve instruction in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Content for the program will be delivered through a website and is paid for by the Texas Education Agency.