The Texas Legislature Took Awa...

Mar 28, 2018 by

School officials are accessing other grants, pulling from local taxpayer dollars and diverting funding from different parts of their...

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Texas Schools Suspended Tens O...

Mar 26, 2018 by

The report warned educators and policy leaders of the risks that in-school suspensions continue to have on pre-K to second grade...

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Latino Leaders Call For Transp...

Mar 22, 2018 by

On the packed agenda for HISD’s meeting Thursday: consider Superintendent Richard Carranza’s resignation, his separation agreement...

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Educators, Experts Call on Com...

Mar 19, 2018 by

The panel is supposed to give state lawmakers recommendations to improve school funding. Laura Isensee – In its first meeting...

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Houston ISD Superintendent Tap...

Mar 6, 2018 by

Carranza had more than a year left on his contract with HISD, with a base pay of $345,000 Laura Isensee – [COMMENTS FROM DONNA...

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From Campus Safety To A New Te...

Mar 3, 2018 by

Houston Matters asks the Rice president about efforts to ensure campus safety and the university’s new strategic plan for the coming...

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Educators Use Virtual Field Tr...

Feb 22, 2018 by

The Virtually Wild Texas program started out as a way to bring nature to kids in hospitals. But now, educators across the state are...

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Students Rally In Houston Dema...

Feb 16, 2018 by

They marched around Austin High School, where Dennis Rivera-Sarmiento used to attend Al Ortiz A large group of people, many of them...

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UH Conference Focuses On Drawi...

Feb 15, 2018 by

Despite growing population numbers, Hispanics are under-represented in STEM education programs. Why? Abner Fletcher – Educators...

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New Research Tackles College H...

Feb 1, 2018 by

The study is funded by the William T. Grant Foundation and the Kresge Foundation for two years, and if successful could provide a...

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Students In Another Houston Ar...

Jan 24, 2018 by

Goose Creek school officials say they’re considering the later start times based on research showing teens do better in class when...

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Doctors, Teachers Push Local S...

Dec 21, 2017 by

Doctors and other experts say students in middle and high school should start school after 8:30 a.m. Laura Isensee – There’s a...

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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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