School finance campaign gaining ground

Sulphur Springs – The Sulphur Springs ISD joins a large group of Texas school districts in a campaign to inform legislators of a need for change to the current school finance system.

Administrators on Monday passed a resolution of acknowledgment Making Education a Priority, a campaign that originated through the Aledo ISD, west of Fort Worth.

The Commerce and Greenville ISD's passed the same measure this fall. The Texas legislature convenes in January.

Also on Monday, the Sulphur Springs school board approved submission of an application to to the TEA for an Optional Flex School Day Program. The program, to be initiated at the high school, is to help students who are at risk of dropping out.