State ratings, proposed budget get look from board

Officials with the Big Spring Independent School District may not feel comfortable about whistling “Blue Skies” around campus yet, but the newest round of state accountability ratings are giving them a little more confidence that district academics is improving.“I always say we didn’t get to where we are overnight,” Superintendent Chris Wigington said during the board of trustees meeting Thursday. “I know our teachers are doing a great job, our principals are doing a great job, the curriculum department and everybody. They are working hard, and we are heading into the right direction."For more of this story, read Friday's edition of the Herald.