Posted on · HCC Chancellor Cesar Maldonado said that they’re sharpening HCC's focus on the workforce and future jobs.
Posted on · The status gives traditional school districts a break on certain state rules, such as teacher certification and class size, and allows them to make more of their own rules.
Posted on · In recent weeks, there’s been a wave of false bomb threats made to Jewish community centers across the United States,
Posted on · State officials maintain that no children have been denied services and that they are cooperating with the feds, which have now explained why they are visiting the schools.
Posted on · Investigating the connection between diversity and politics in two counties.
Posted on · For years, school principals have made their own decisions on things like teaching strategies. Carranza signaled he wants to change that approach.
Posted on · The national nonprofit Teach for America has more than 100 teachers nationwide, and more than 50 in Texas, who have a work permit and protection from deportation through DACA.
Posted on · Statewide policy still requires students in fifth and eighth grades to pass the state exam to move on to the next grade.
Posted on · Ever since President Donald Trump put a hold on refugees to the United States, there’s been political turmoil, lawsuits and protests. But before the ban, Greater Houston welcomed more refugees than most U.S cities.
Posted on · The board also directed HISD Superintendent Richard Carranza to give balanced information about the cost of a no and yes vote.
Posted on · Under the state's school finance system, HISD is now considered property wealthy and has to pay into the state's "Robin Hood" or recapture system.
Posted on · In November, HISD voters rejected the traditional way to send a check to the state. Now HISD must pay with actual commercial property – almost $18 billion worth.
Posted on · Gov. Greg Abbott spoke for almost an hour Tuesday in his “State of the State” address. Almost as notable as the contents of that speech were the hot topics he didn’t mention.
Posted on · Some people question if letting kids learn what they want is the best way to improve education.
Posted on · In November, after federal authorities started to examine special ed in Texas, state officials said they would try to change the guidelines to identify students for special ed in the spring of 2017.