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25-Year Economic Impact Study Shows Sales Tax Used To Fund Economic Development Results In Strong Roi To The City Of Frisco

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(August 15, 2017) $31.1 billion is the cumulative economic impact of the projects facilitated by the Frisco Economic Development Corporation (FEDC) during its first 25 years in operation. That’s one of the key findings to come out of a recent, independent economic impact study of the FEDC. The study covers the first 25 years of the FEDC, from 1991 to …

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Frisco Library Earns National Recognition

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The ESL class with instructors Sheri Smith and Kristen Dye The US Conference of Mayors (USCM) has selected Frisco Public Library as one of three national finalists for ESL programs as part of their 2017 DollarWise Innovation Grant. This honor recognizes the Library’s commitment to education and service to the City’s diverse population through its English Language Lab. Grant finalists …

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Frisco Chamber of Commerce Senior Service Alliance

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The Frisco Chamber of Commerce Senior Service Alliance, in partnership with the Frisco Senior Center, will host an event for senior citizens on Friday, July 21, 2017, featuring guest speaker Mayor Jeff Cheney. Mayor Cheney’s topic will be “What’s next for Frisco?” The event will be held at the Frisco Senior Center, located at 6670 Moore Street in Frisco, Texas. Doors …

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Blue Star Sports Launches New Youth Sports Content Initiative with the Acquisition of STACK

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DALLAS, July 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Blue Star Sports, the largest and fastest growing global provider of sports technology, today announced the acquisition of STACK as part of its efforts to launch a dedicated youth sports content initiative. The acquisition aligns with Blue Star Sports’ global strategy, extending its market leadership to content and media offerings providing unique engagement and educational opportunities for …

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FISD to Register Students July 10-13 for Pre-Kindergarten

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Frisco ISD will host 2017-18 enrollment for incoming pre-kindergarten students this summer at the Early Childhood School. The three-hour daily program builds readiness skills for successful entry into kindergarten. Students qualify to attend for free if they are homeless, English language learners, part of a low income or active military family, have lived in foster care in Texas or need …

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Summer Immunization Clinics to Help Families Prepare for School Year

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Frisco ISD will host immunization clinics this summer to assist new and returning students who may be missing required vaccines for the 2017-2018 school year. Clinics will be held July 10-13, 2017 at the Frisco ISD Early Childhood School, 10330 Red Cedar Drive. Hours vary depending on the day. See this link for details, including available vaccines and accepted insurance. State …

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Frisco ISD Honors the Class of 2017

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Frisco ISD was proud to join family and friends in celebrating the tremendous accomplishments of more than 3,000 members of the Class of 2017. The District’s seven high schools with graduating classes presented diplomas June 2-3 at Dr Pepper Arena and Ford Center before thousands of guests. For graduates, it marked the end of a 13-year journey and the beginning of …

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Frisco ISD Fills Key Administrative Positions

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The Frisco ISD Board of Trustees formally approved several key hires during School Board meetings this spring. Congratulations to the following individuals: June 2017 Andrew Groover, district director of internal audit at Collin College, was named director of internal audit. He brings a wealth of auditing and accounting experience in both the public and private sector, including previous roles at …

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Frisco ISD School Board Maintains Same Tax Rate

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Frisco ISD trustees adopted a 2017-18 tax rate Monday that is below what is needed to maintain the same level of revenue per student as the 2016-17 school year. The combined tax rate will remain at the current rate, $1.46 per $100 valuation. The rate has not changed since 2012, though FISD lost a total of $105 million in state …