McAllen ISD orders investigation into policies similar to those used in El Paso County school cheating The McAllen Independent School District on Monday ordered an independent investigation into how it handled high school students transferring from foreign countries,Kamagra Jelly Forum making it the latest border district but the first outside El Paso County to order such a probe.”We are aware of the assertions issued by Socorro ISD’s auditor with regard to McAllen’s administrative regulations.Kamagra Jelly Melbourne We shall immediately engage an outside firm to conduct an independent review,” McAllen ISD spokesman Mark May said in an email to the El Paso Times on Monday night.The district declined further comment. The McAllen school board met Monday,https://www.pharmacyface.com but there was no agenda item regarding ninth grade transfers or the request for an independent review.McAllen’s policy on ninth grade transfers from other countries came to light last week in an audit of the Socorro Independent School District by veteran educator Pam Padilla.
Padilla found that the Socorro ISD had a policy from 2007 to 2012 that called for placing all high school transfer students from Mexico but not other foreign countries in the ninth grade,Kamagra Jelly Online regardless of how many credits they had earned previously.Mexican immigrant students’ transfer credits were placed “in escrow” for a year. But she said, “The data used to determine SISD’s federal and state accountability ratings for 2010 through 2012 was incomplete and the ratings may not reliably have informed stakeholders of the district’s performance.”Previous investigations have uncovered similar practices with ninth grade Mexican transfer students in the El Paso,Kamagra Jelly Perth Canutillo and San Elizario Independent School District. The Ysleta ISD has a review underway.The practices in El Paso and Canutillo led to the firings or forced resignations of several administrators, including two superintendents.https://www.pharmacyface.com The administrator who had started the policy in San Elizario had left the district by the time the practice was discovered.
El Paso, Canutillo, San Elizario and Socorro have all ceased the practice of placing Mexican high school transfer students in ninth grade. Instead, they evaluate each student’s transcript and place them in a grade appropriate to credits earned at their Mexican school.Kamagra Jelly Review In her Socorro district investigation, Padilla sought to determine the origin of the practice of placing all Mexican high school transfers in ninth grade.”No one offered an answer, and some seemed to genuinely be perplexed.Kamagra Jelly Side Effects The question prompted the assistant superintendent for secondary schools to do some research, and she identified one district with the same practice, the McAllen ISD,” Padilla wrote. “Although that district uses different terminology,https://www.pharmacyface.com referring to the practice as holding credits ‘in reserve,’ and restricts it to ‘state electives,’ the district essentially engages in the same process that SISD engaged in until July 18, 2012.”Padilla’s report marked the first mention of a school district outside El Paso County having a policy that reportedly called for all high school students transferring from another country to be placed in ninth grade.