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Research: Students’ Academics ...

Dec 12, 2017 by

Texas education officials haven’t said if they will give a pass to schools hit by Harvey. Laura Isensee – Texas superintendents...

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Special Ed Advocates, Administ...

Dec 11, 2017 by

The no-bid contract pays an Atlanta-based company called SPEDx more than $4 million to mine the data of special education students in...

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Two-Thirds of Texas Superinten...

Nov 30, 2017 by

In major urban districts, like Houston, the average pay was more than $300,000, but only rose by about 1 percent Laura Isensee...

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How Early Childhood Programs C...

Nov 28, 2017 by

The group says that businesses and nonprofits could kick start the scholarship program and reach 40,000 children by the year 2025...

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Five Things To Know About The ...

Nov 22, 2017 by

News 88.7’s Laura Isensee spoke with one advocate at the forefront of that push, former West Virginia Gov. Bob Wise Laura Isensee...

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Houston ISD Back To Drawing Bo...

Nov 14, 2017 by

If the new draft is not approved, the Texas Education Commissioner could enforce tough sanctions, such as appointing a board of...

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Katy Elementary School Built I...

Nov 9, 2017 by

The Houston Chronicle found county records showing the public school was built in the flood pool of Barker Reservoir Laura Isensee...

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Houston Debuts New Common Appl...

Nov 4, 2017 by

It makes Houston the first city in Texas to have a common application for charter schools Laura Isensee – Houston charter...

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UH Moment: How Social Media In...

Nov 2, 2017 by

“They think that behavior is normal, and if it is normal, then I should be doing it,” Greg Ortiz – How does social media...

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This Houston Student Had A Col...

Oct 31, 2017 by

In the Houston Independent School District alone, Superintendent Richard Carranza estimates about one in ten students are Dreamers —...

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Harris County’s Recovery Schoo...

Oct 18, 2017 by

The school is one of a handful of public recovery schools in the nation Davis Land – Harris County is constructing a new school...

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Access Denied: How Texas Denie...

Oct 17, 2017 by

News 88.7 teamed up with the Houston Chronicle to dig deep into why and who in Texas did this. Laura Isensee – Back in 2006,...

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Furr Students, Alumni Ask for ...

Oct 7, 2017 by

“I know for a fact that she would never hit any student with a baseball bat, or with anything else for that matter,” said a graduate...

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When Schools Double Up, Does I...

Sep 29, 2017 by

Things like quality of instruction and the overall campus on climate can go a long way when there’s a shorter school day. Laura...

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‘Little Soldiers’ Examines Pro...

Sep 28, 2017 by

A journalist enrolls her son in the Chinese public school system and quickly discovers things are different from what she experienced...

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Houston Teachers Learn How to ...

Sep 15, 2017 by

Teachers said that they’re concerned many of their students in poorer communities already dealt with emotional stress even before...

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Harvey Adds Pressure To HISD, ...

Sep 12, 2017 by

The Texas Education Agency has not made any decision if potential sanctions will be relaxed because of Harvey. Laura Isensee –...

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In Post-Harvey Recovery, Houst...

Sep 7, 2017 by

Thousands of children depended on school lunches for their regular meals. With school shut down for two weeks, HISD has opened up...

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Violence in Charlottesville Pr...

Aug 26, 2017 by

Calhoun was a U.S. vice president who promoted slavery and was a white supremacist. Laura Isensee – The recent violence in...

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Charter Schools Get Boost From...

Aug 23, 2017 by

Texas joins 15 other states and Washington, D.C. that provide charter schools with facility funding, based on how many students they...

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