Ahead Of Board Vote, Houston T...

Apr 24, 2018 by

The HISD administration has recommended the charter group, Energized for STEM, to take on the management, budgeting, curriculum and...

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Local Educators Welcome Decisi...

Apr 17, 2018 by

However, the fact the course will not be called ‘Mexican-American Studies’ causes some concern Al Ortiz – Photo via Texas...

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HISD Speeds Up Process to Appr...

Apr 13, 2018 by

HISD must send any partnership deals to state education officials by April 30. Laura Isensee – HISD Students participate in the...

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How To Put Ethics Into Texas’ ...

Apr 9, 2018 by

“We don’t go home at the end of the day and say, ‘Yes! I didn’t break the law today,’” law professor Susan Bon said Laura...

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Some Raise Concerns Over Texas...

Apr 5, 2018 by

The U.S. Department of Education approved Texas’s plan last week Experts said parts of Texas’s federal school accountability plan are...

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UH Moment: UH Sugar Land Break...

Mar 31, 2018 by

“The long-term goal is to get to about 10-thousand students out here, and this is a key step in that process.” Gregory Ortiz –...

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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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