UH College of Medicine Newest ...

Feb 26, 2021 by

“We are elated to join the Texas Medical Center as a member institution and look forward to engaging with colleagues at other...

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HISD Proposal To Cut Off Stude...

Feb 15, 2021 by

The HISD school board will consider a proposal at its meeting Thursday to dissolve the relationiship between HISD and the official...

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Texas Education Agency Appoint...

Jan 18, 2021 by

As the special education director at Katy ISD Fred Schafer was no friend to special needs kids. As an advocate he created more...

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Texas Still Blocked From Takin...

Jan 1, 2021 by

The appeals court upheld a temporary injunction that stops Texas from ousting Houston ISD’s school board. But the legal battle is not...

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2 Texas Universities That Serv...

Dec 18, 2020 by

The gifts to Prairie View A&M University and Texas A&M International University are the largest in history for each school....

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Texas Students Will Still Take...

Dec 11, 2020 by

State lawmakers had previously asked the Texas Education Agency to seek a federal waiver to cancel the standardized tests. Allie...

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HISD Again Changes School Clos...

Nov 2, 2020 by

The rise in COVID positivity rates and changes in HISD’s reopening plan come just a week after Houston classrooms reopened for...

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With Recent COVID Cases In Hou...

Oct 23, 2020 by

Experts discuss COVID school safety and impact on the community, plus teachers call in to share their perspective. Catherine Lu  HISD...

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Texas Education Investigators ...

Oct 12, 2020 by

What investigators detailed in their final report echoed previous studies by outside consultants and the district’s own...

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HISD Still Not Meeting Virtual...

Sep 21, 2020 by

The comments came during a wide-ranging interview with Town Square host Ernie Manouse on Tuesday, in which the interim superintendent...

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4 New Teachers Share What It’s...

Sep 15, 2020 by

In the Houston Independent School District alone, just over 1,100 educators will start their profession during the pandemic. Laura...

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Survey: COVID-19 Hurts Latino ...

Aug 20, 2020 by

The advocacy group Latinos for Education surveyed over 300 Spanish-speaking, low-income Latino families in Greater Houston. Asking...

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In Southwest Houston, Alief IS...

Aug 18, 2020 by

Alief ISD has largely sidestepped heated debates over in-person or remote instruction by deciding early on it would go virtual. Laura...

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Texas Will Allow Schools To Ke...

Jul 19, 2020 by

Facing growing backlash from teachers, parents and health officials, Texas education officials Friday relaxed a previous order that...

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Students Push Texas State Boar...

Jul 2, 2020 by

While Texas’ textbooks have long drawn controversy for their learning standards, more young people want to see the...

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Texas Teachers Consider Leavin...

Jul 1, 2020 by

The Association of Texas Professional Educators recently surveyed some 4,200 educators. About 60% said they were concerned about...

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Houston Private School Alumni ...

Jun 18, 2020 by

As the nation faces a reckoning on racism, alumni at some elite Houston-area private schools are bringing attention to their alma...

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Advocates Urge HISD To Disband...

Jun 12, 2020 by

The demand in Houston echoes calls around the country to defund police. Already, Minneapolis and Portland schools have decided to...

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Prairie View A&M Plans Ne...

Jun 4, 2020 by

University President Ruth Simmons also wants to require all incoming students to study race and class throughout U.S. history. Laura...

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Texas Teachers Overcome Physic...

May 29, 2020 by

Many teachers feel a strong sense of responsibliity to connect with their students in personalized ways to keep them from falling off...

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