Leander ISD aims to prevent Zoom ‘bombings’ and more district news – Community Impact Newspaper


Leander ISD is adding new security for virtual classrooms after inappropriate Zoom “bombings.” (Courtesy Unsplash)

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Leander ISD adds new security for virtual classrooms after inappropriate Zoom ‘bombings’

After a series of Zoom “bombings” across the district and state, Leander ISD is upgrading its technology with greater security control settings and added security layers.

Leander ISD reports 2 COVID-19 positive employees, launches case dashboard

After completing the first week of phased in-person learning, Leander ISD will share COVID-19 positive cases and exposures in a public dashboard.

Leander ISD student enrollment drops at start of 2020-21 school year

Leander ISD student enrollment decreased by 1.71% from 2019-20 to 2020-21.

Student, teacher and district data from the 2019-20 school year is analyzed in the September issue of the Community Impact Newspaper Cedar Park-Leander edition.

Students return to LISD campuses with new safety measures in place

Though school began in mid-August, the first group of students physically entered Leander ISD campuses Sept. 8.

Leander ISD professional counselor offers insight on coping with new school year

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Elsa Fernandez Weick taught elementary school for seven years and middle school for seven more years. Seeing a need for mental health intervention, she then attended and graduated from Sam Houston State University in 2014 with a master’s degree in education counseling.

Leander ISD board cuts FY 2020-21 property tax rate by 1.3%

The property tax rate for Leander ISD has been lowered for another year.

In a 6-1 vote, the LISD board of trustees approved a property tax rate of $1.4184 per $100 valuation. The rate includes $0.9534 for the maintenance and operations fund and $0.465 for the interest and sinking fund.

Taylor Girtman and Sally Grace Holtgrieve contributed to this report.





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