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UH Moment: UH Initiative Tackl...

Oct 6, 2018 by

“We all know we need to work together to get the job done.” Greg Ortiz – About 25 percent of all school children in the United...

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Deputy Commissioner Held Priva...

Oct 3, 2018 by

Mark Jones, a political science professor at Rice University, said that there are two ways to look at the situation. Laura Isensee...

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State Board of Education Gives...

Sep 15, 2018 by

It will be a high school elective class starting in the 2019-2020 academic year Al Ortiz – The State Board of Education (SBOE)...

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Houston School Board to Consid...

Sep 12, 2018 by

The Houston school board formed the group after a statewide crisis in special education Laura Isensee – Laura Isensee Wanda...

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New Guidelines Toughen Enforce...

Aug 14, 2018 by

The new U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services policy could affect thousands of international students in Houston. Elizabeth...

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Exit Interviews with Outgoing ...

Aug 6, 2018 by

Outgoing top employees said they left because of a lack of trust, concern about the district’s future and instability and negativity...

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Over Half of Houston Schools R...

Aug 4, 2018 by

National studies indicate that between 22 and 30 percent students in grades K-12 are involved with or experience bullying in some way...

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Storytelling Offers Early Ed T...

Aug 1, 2018 by

One strategy: a different kind of play center to evoke memories and stories from the storm Laura Isensee – Early education...

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Pakistani Community Still Heal...

Jul 25, 2018 by

Two journalists from Pakistan have been exploring what her death means for the Pakistani community here and abroad. Laura Isensee...

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KIPP Charter Schools Merge Int...

Jul 14, 2018 by

Before the different KIPP networks had their own boards and local leadership. Now they’ll share a board of directors and one CEO....

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Houston Schools to Get New Too...

Jul 10, 2018 by

Next school year, district administrators plan to give students the chance to report bullying anonymously — through a tip line, a...

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Summer Program Brings In Youth...

Jul 8, 2018 by

The nonprofit behind the camp, iEducate, believes that elementary school students can learn from high schoolers — and also look up to...

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Instead of Outside Audit, Hous...

Jun 21, 2018 by

The board for the Houston Independent School District (HISD) has decided to change course on getting an independent audit. Instead,...

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Federal School Safety Panel Wi...

Jun 6, 2018 by

“We are actually studying school safety and how we can ensure our students are safe at school,” DeVos says Education Secretary Betsy...

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How Texas Could Monitor Studen...

Jun 4, 2018 by

“To look at it as sort of a panacea to school violence, or bullying or students at risk of suicide is kind of short-sighted.” Laura...

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Texas School Districts Struggl...

Jun 1, 2018 by

A 2017 law offers school districts a temporary reprieve from state sanctions if they partner with nonprofits or charters to overhaul...

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Five Things To Know About Texa...

May 22, 2018 by

More than 170 school districts across Texas, including Santa Fe, have opted to join the voluntary program. Laura Isensee – The...

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Houston School Board Moves To ...

May 16, 2018 by

Any audit won’t be due until April 2019, which won’t help this budget cycle, with a $100 million deficit, but it could help rebuild...

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Are Charter Schools Private? I...

May 9, 2018 by

Texas charter schools are sometimes private and sometimes governmental — a legal framework that has helped them avoid costly lawsuits...

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HISD Trustee Calls for Board P...

May 5, 2018 by

Her calls add to others from advocates and parents, including one of the women who was arrested, for Skillern-Jones to step down....

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