The first reading of the local district of innovation plan for Carroll ISD was met with approval at the board of trustees meeting Nov. 13.
A district of innovation allows traditional independent school districts most of the flexibilities available to open-enrollment charter schools, including exemption from certain requirements mandated in the Texas Education Code.
In May the CISD board began the process to explore and consider district of innovation designation for CISD. Over the summer, administration assembled a committee composed of teachers, parents, local business and community members, and CISD trustees. Since the start of the current school year this committee had met to write the local innovation plan.
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