6 Things To Know About Selecti...

Feb 14, 2020 by

With legal challenges pending, TEA Commissioner Mike Morath provides an update on the potential state takeover of the HISD board....

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How Houston Kids Are Learning ...

Feb 6, 2020 by

“When vaping came out, it was shown as safer than cigarettes. And you can enjoy tobacco without the negative health effects. It’s...

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Parents Voice Concerns About H...

Jan 24, 2020 by

HISD acknowledges that the district is having a problem hiring bus drivers. Matt Harab – Parents of kids who go to the Arabic...

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Federal Judge Dismisses Housto...

Dec 29, 2019 by

U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel rejected the district’s argument that ousting the Houston school board would disenfranchise...

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Federal Judge Dismisses Housto...

Dec 22, 2019 by

U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel rejected the district’s argument that ousting the Houston school board would disenfranchise voters....

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University Of St. Thomas Elimi...

Dec 19, 2019 by

An additional 11 faculty members said they would step down to accommodate the school’s restructuring plan. For several years, the...

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How A State Takeover Of HISD M...

Dec 8, 2019 by

Education expert Duncan Klussmann, a former superintendent, explains how state takeovers of school boards tend to play out. Michael...

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These Students Speak Perfect S...

Dec 3, 2019 by

“To be able to speak Spanglish is to be able to say to people that I am Mexican American, and that’s OK,” says...

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Wolff Center Tops Nation For E...

Nov 28, 2019 by

“What we are trying to do is change the world by starting businesses.” Greg Ortiz – The University of Houston now has the...

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Texas Students Still Fighting ...

Nov 14, 2019 by

For over a decade, Texas illegally denied special education to tens of thousands of children with disabilities — services that are...

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Houston Federation Of Teachers...

Nov 13, 2019 by

The union representing educators at HISD says the law used to justify the takeover is being misused and undermines the democratic...

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Report: Texas Home To More Rur...

Nov 9, 2019 by

Texas spends an average of $5,386 on instruction per rural student, according to research from the Rural Schools and Community Trust....

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State Denies HISD’s Appeal Of ...

Nov 6, 2019 by

“Consequently, the rating for Wheatley High School cannot be changed, and your appeal is denied.” Laura Isensee –...

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Conrad N. Hilton College Of Ho...

Oct 23, 2019 by

“I like to think that Conrad would be very proud and probably amazed with what he started.” Greg Ortiz – When Conrad Hilton sat...

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More Rice University Students ...

Oct 17, 2019 by

School administrators apologized last week for how they handled one student’s sexual assault case. Jen Rice – The Rice...

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#RealCollege Conference Comes ...

Sep 30, 2019 by

Between a third and a half of all college students in the country struggle to find enough food to eat or a place to live. Laura...

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Houston Parents, Teachers Frus...

Sep 21, 2019 by

Many parents and teachers felt they were forced to travel in dangerous flooding conditions, at the same time city and county...

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Houston District Appeals Schoo...

Sep 14, 2019 by

Despite concerns from administrators that there was nothing to “hang our hat on,” HISD filed an appeal for Wheatley High...

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Wheatley High School’s Princip...

Sep 9, 2019 by

Amid its seventh failing grade in a row, a petition for a board of managers, a stern notice from state authorities and calls for the...

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Houston Students, Teachers Hea...

Aug 25, 2019 by

Interim Superintendent Grenita Lathan recently told reporters that uncertainty won’t affect teaching and learning in classrooms....

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