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Midlothian ISD Receives Recognition for Financial Transparency from the Texas Comptroller

Transparency Stars

Midlothian Independent School District Receives Recognition for Transparency Efforts from Texas Comptroller in the area of Traditional Finance and Debt Obligations

Midlothian, TX, April 17, 2017 - Midlothian ISD Board of Trustees, Dr. Lane Ledbetter, Superintendent of Schools, and Mr. Jim Norris, Assistant Superintendent of Finance and Facilities, are recognized for receiving the Transparency Stars award in Traditional Finance and Debt Obligations from the Texas Comptroller. 

Transparency Stars recognizes local government entities that provide easy online access to important financial data.

“By providing meaningful financial data in addition to visual tools and analysis of its revenues and expenditures, Midlothian Independent School District has shown a true commitment to Texas taxpayers. This effort achieves the goals set by my office’s Transparency Stars program,” says Texas Comptroller, Glenn Hegar. “I am pleased to award Midlothian ISD a star for its accomplishments.”

The Comptroller’s office launched the Transparency Stars program in March 2016 to recognize cities, counties and school districts making important strides to greater government transparency. Local government entities can apply for stars in the areas of:

  • Traditional Finances,
  • Contracts and Procurement,
  • Economic Development,
  • Public Pensions, and
  • Debt Obligations.

After receiving an initial star for Traditional Finances, remaining stars may be awarded in any order. For more information on the program, including specific guidelines and information on how to apply, visit the Comptroller’s Transparency Stars website.

Midlothian Independent School District serves more than 8500 students in grades Pre-K-12. Located just 30 miles south of Dallas and Fort Worth, MISD is frequently cited by residents as the key reason for moving to Midlothian. Students attend one of 11 campuses: 7 elementary schools, 2 middle schools, and 2 high schools.

The vision of Midlothian ISD to to inspire excellence today to change the world tomorrow.  For more information about MISD, visit www.misd.gs or contact us at info@misd.gs or 972.775.8296.