Officials 'bridging the gap' at national conference
Officials cited such key components as the district's Head Start/Early Childhood programs, the Montessori education model for Pre-K and Kindergarten students, as well as 1st through 12th grade International Baccalaureate programs, Capturing a Kid's Heart relationship-building strategies, early college high school, and career/technical education.
Clements said LISD received a lot of interest from other education professionals about its innovative approach in a variety of areas.
"It is amazing to see how forwarding-thinking our district is," he said. "We get so many districts across the country interested in the things we are accomplishing at LISD. We are truly one of the innovators in our field."