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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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Report: Fewer International St...

May 2, 2018 by

International student enrollment dropped 2.2 percent in Texas and half a percent nationwide Elizabeth Trovall – iStock...

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Advocates, Woman Arrested at M...

Apr 30, 2018 by

Even though the HISD board president has apologized, Kandice Webber still wants Skillern-Jones to step down. Laura Isensee –...

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Ahead Of Board Vote, Houston T...

Apr 24, 2018 by

The HISD administration has recommended the charter group, Energized for STEM, to take on the management, budgeting, curriculum and...

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Local Educators Welcome Decisi...

Apr 17, 2018 by

However, the fact the course will not be called ‘Mexican-American Studies’ causes some concern Al Ortiz – Photo via Texas...

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HISD Speeds Up Process to Appr...

Apr 13, 2018 by

HISD must send any partnership deals to state education officials by April 30. Laura Isensee – HISD Students participate in the...

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How To Put Ethics Into Texas’ ...

Apr 9, 2018 by

“We don’t go home at the end of the day and say, ‘Yes! I didn’t break the law today,’” law professor Susan Bon said Laura...

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Some Raise Concerns Over Texas...

Apr 5, 2018 by

The U.S. Department of Education approved Texas’s plan last week Experts said parts of Texas’s federal school accountability plan are...

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UH Moment: UH Sugar Land Break...

Mar 31, 2018 by

“The long-term goal is to get to about 10-thousand students out here, and this is a key step in that process.” Gregory Ortiz –...

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The Texas Legislature Took Awa...

Mar 28, 2018 by

School officials are accessing other grants, pulling from local taxpayer dollars and diverting funding from different parts of their...

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Texas Schools Suspended Tens O...

Mar 26, 2018 by

The report warned educators and policy leaders of the risks that in-school suspensions continue to have on pre-K to second grade...

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Latino Leaders Call For Transp...

Mar 22, 2018 by

On the packed agenda for HISD’s meeting Thursday: consider Superintendent Richard Carranza’s resignation, his separation agreement...

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Educators, Experts Call on Com...

Mar 19, 2018 by

The panel is supposed to give state lawmakers recommendations to improve school funding. Laura Isensee – In its first meeting...

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Houston ISD Superintendent Tap...

Mar 6, 2018 by

Carranza had more than a year left on his contract with HISD, with a base pay of $345,000 Laura Isensee – [COMMENTS FROM DONNA...

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From Campus Safety To A New Te...

Mar 3, 2018 by

Houston Matters asks the Rice president about efforts to ensure campus safety and the university’s new strategic plan for the coming...

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Educators Use Virtual Field Tr...

Feb 22, 2018 by

The Virtually Wild Texas program started out as a way to bring nature to kids in hospitals. But now, educators across the state are...

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Students Rally In Houston Dema...

Feb 16, 2018 by

They marched around Austin High School, where Dennis Rivera-Sarmiento used to attend Al Ortiz A large group of people, many of them...

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