POSTED: Thursday, July 12, 2012 - 12:00pm
UPDATED: Thursday, July 12, 2012 - 12:14pm
Longview, TX — East Texas school districts’ finances rank among the top in the state.
Most Gregg County school districts and those immediately surrounding the county earned the state’s highest distinction — Superior Achievement — on the preliminary financial integrity ratings released by the Texas Education Agency this month.
“I think the FIRST rating is one of the most important ratings we get,” said Kilgore ISD Superintendent Jody Clements. “I commend our board and our business office staff for their continued hard work to maintain the highest rating.”
The Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas reviews school district finances on 20 indicators, including annual financial audit reports, fund balance and core classroom expenditures.
Read more  from the Longview News-Journal.