Texas Curriculum Doesn’t Leave...

Apr 26, 2019 by

A poll found that, nationwide, 86 percent of teachers say schools should teach climate change. Jen Rice – Davis Land...

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Houston School Board Renews Co...

Apr 9, 2019 by

In all, eight charter schools will continue serving 11,000 students and receive about $60 million in public funds next year. Laura...

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Robots And Artificial Intellig...

Mar 19, 2019 by

By increasing efficiency, robots will save customers time and money. But finding the right blend of hospitality and technology will...

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How Texas School Finance Refor...

Mar 15, 2019 by

Some supporters of gifted and talented programs worry that the proposal will ultimately shortchange the state’s brightest children....

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UH Moment: UH Tackles Increase...

Feb 20, 2019 by

“Thirty-three percent of the world’s population has myopia, but that is expected to increase to 50 percent by the year 2050.” Greg...

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Adventure Playgrounds Put Kids...

Feb 14, 2019 by

As Houston prepares to host a conference on the concept of “playwork,” we visit a local adventure playground to learn more. Joshua...

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Quality Pre-K Can Improve Chil...

Jan 4, 2019 by

State standards for early education programs miss most of the national benchmarks for quality pre-K. Laura Isensee – Laura...

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Houston District Still Hasn’t ...

Dec 26, 2018 by

The nonprofit HSPVA Friends has collected the donation from the Kinder Foundation and is waiting on bank details to transfer the...

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Ken Starr Was The Highest Paid...

Dec 11, 2018 by

A new report by The Chronicle of Higher Education looks at how much college presidents across the country are paid. Houston Matters /...

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With Bush’s Passing, Houston S...

Dec 6, 2018 by

Houston Christian High School plans to send the students’ condolences to the Bush Presidential Library in College Station. Laura...

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University Of Houston-Downtown...

Dec 3, 2018 by

University of Houston-Downtown also plans to start a varsity gaming team and eventually a degree program related to game design....

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How Houston Plans To Help Fix ...

Nov 29, 2018 by

With a new $1.7 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education, the University of Houston plans to try and recruit more computer...

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Houston School District Expand...

Nov 8, 2018 by

This badge system started as a pilot in October with about two dozen schools. Now, it has expanded district-wide. Laura Isensee...

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New Effort To Grow Pipeline of...

Nov 1, 2018 by

Half of all students in Greater Houston are Latino, compared to only 2 percent of board members for local education nonprofits. Laura...

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How The Experiment with Housto...

Oct 31, 2018 by

Overall, researchers found the decentralized system of putting principals in charge has worked out pretty much as it was...

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The Student Who Taught Me Not ...

Oct 29, 2018 by

Lotus Hoey usually finds an easy connection with her students learning English, but not last fall, when one student pushed back on...

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Grant to Provide Full Scholars...

Oct 26, 2018 by

The John M. O’Quinn Foundation is giving the college $3.5 million. The grant will partly fund a program through which students will...

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UH Moment: UH Initiative Tackl...

Oct 6, 2018 by

“We all know we need to work together to get the job done.” Greg Ortiz – About 25 percent of all school children in the United...

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Deputy Commissioner Held Priva...

Oct 3, 2018 by

Mark Jones, a political science professor at Rice University, said that there are two ways to look at the situation. Laura Isensee...

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State Board of Education Gives...

Sep 15, 2018 by

It will be a high school elective class starting in the 2019-2020 academic year Al Ortiz – The State Board of Education (SBOE)...

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