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HISD Has New Option To Conside...

Aug 11, 2017 by

That option, however, wouldn’t apply to schools that have failed state standards for five or more years. Laura Isensee – The...

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HISD Trustees To Meet With Sta...

Aug 10, 2017 by

HISD is the largest of more than 40 districts in Texas at risk of having their elected school boards replaced with outside managers....

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Dozens of Texas Districts Must...

Aug 8, 2017 by

News 88.7 analyzed state data and found more than forty districts that could see an outside board of managers as early as next year,...

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HISD Superintendent Richard Ca...

Aug 4, 2017 by

Houston ISD Superintendent Richard Carranza prepares for his second year leading the state’s largest public school district. Abner...

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Teachers Gear Up For A New Kin...

Jul 31, 2017 by

Think of the instructor stepping away from the lecture podium and being more hands-on. Laura Isensee – Laura Isensee Ninth...

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Drone Production Class

Jun 2, 2017 by

“It is a more complicated thing than it appears to be,” Greg Ortiz – In the middle of the field at TDECU stadium, Valenti...

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At Furr High School, Educators...

May 29, 2017 by

News 88.7 is following how Furr High School is trying to rethink high school, including how teachers are hired. Laura Isensee –...

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Former Assistant Superintenden...

May 21, 2017 by

Houston Public Media obtained a copy of the resignation agreement that shows Sowmya Kumar got paid for the rest of the school year...

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Defending Your Job From Robots

May 19, 2017 by

These skills are skills that robots cannot yet perform Greg Ortiz – It used to be science fiction, but now robots are starting...

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Can’t Pay Your Student Loans? ...

May 15, 2017 by

On Adriene McNally’s 49th birthday in January, she heard a knock on the door of her modest row-home in Northeast Philadelphia. She...

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HISD Teachers, School Staff Pr...

May 12, 2017 by

Trustees will vote on the budget later this summer. So far they’ve discussed a 2-percent increase for teachers. Laura Isensee –...

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How Texas Teachers Are Feeling...

May 9, 2017 by

Many teachers see a bright spot in the Texas Legislature, with an effort to reboot how Texas pays for public schools. Laura Isensee...

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Voters To Make Final Decision ...

May 3, 2017 by

  HISD analyzed the numbers and found that a “yes” vote costs less money in the long run. Laura Isensee – This week,...

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In Texas, Thousands Of Student...

Apr 28, 2017 by

A new report out says in the 2014-2015 school year, 8 percent of Texas students who dropped out did so in the seventh or eighth...

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Ready Or Not (For Kindergarten...

Apr 16, 2017 by

Academic redshirting, the practice of holding kids back a year before enrolling them in kindergarten, has been debated for years. A...

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HISD Hires Outside Group To Au...

Apr 14, 2017 by

HISD continues to hold forums for parents of special needs children this spring, including one next week. Laura Isensee –...

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Students Press Texas Lawmakers...

Apr 10, 2017 by

Their proposal boils down to two simple words: “students and.” Laura Isensee – When Uyiosa Elegon attended high school in...

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Parents Press HISD For Reform ...

Apr 8, 2017 by

The school board is expected to select an outside company soon to audit the district’s special ed services. Laura Isensee –...

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Beyond Average: How Schools Ca...

Apr 5, 2017 by

Harvard University professor Todd Rose says that schools should learn from other sciences: that there’s no such thing as average....

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New Lawsuit Challenges Changes...

Apr 2, 2017 by

HISD is not a party in the lawsuit, but said in a statement that it believes the changes are legal and will intervene if necessary....

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