The Ector County School District Board of Trustees held a work study meeting tonight.
The school board received an update on their highly qualified teacher status from Director of State & Federal Programs, Julia Willett.
According to the report, as of September, the district employed 1,693 core teachers.
Willett reported that 1, 544 of those teachers, or 91.2%, met the federal government's highly qualified teacher status.
She also said 100% of the school district's instructional aides met it.
According to federal standards, all teachers must meet the highly qualified status.
School board members also discussed a property on West 2nd street they approved buying for teacher housing.
A contract to buy the property has been drafted and inspections have been scheduled.
The asking price for the property is $3.1 million dollars.
The board also wants to set aside $300,000 dollars for any repairs and improvements.