Posted on · In our ongoing series “Inside the Classroom,” Eloisa Cortinas, a senior at Alief Hastings High School, talks with her mentor María Carlota Palacios, who manages community relations at Williams, an energy infrastructure company.
Posted on · Community organizer Mario Salinas and his mom, Stella Mireles-Walters, said they had to fight labels and a "one-size-fits-all" approach to make sure he got the education he deserved.
Posted on · When school starts this month, some teenagers will find themselves where -- just a few years ago -- they didn’t imagine: at college. In this ongoing series, "Inside the Classroom," two new college freshmen talk about what they had to overcome to get there.
Posted on · "The only thing I could think of was y'all's caps and gowns."
Posted on · Before Stephanie Mosquera thought that police officers were looking for any reason to get teens in trouble.
Posted on · The long battle to desegregate Houston schools included a political campaign called Citizens for Good Schools.
Posted on · Crystal Lovings talks about what school meant to her and her journey from homelessness to college graduation with Michael Blockson, a prevention specialist at Covenant House Texas.
Posted on · When Verlia Reed-Byrd started teaching, she struggled so much that she almost quit. Then she got some new training, and also met a new student.
Posted on · That preparation can vary widely from colleges of education to alternative certification programs.
Posted on · The students are talking about how they realized those differences, and what they are trying to do to improve them.
Posted on · What happens when a husband and wife give up their separate careers and become teachers in the same school district? One Houston couple did just that.
Posted on · Houston is part of a new initiative from President Obama called My Brother's Keeper. It aims to help more young men of color graduate from school and become successful adults.
Posted on · Almost one third of all U.S. undergraduate students are the first in their family to attend college. They're called first generation students. They face a lot of challenges to reach college. And once they get on campus, they're more likely to leave higher education. At the University of St. Thomas, there’s group to support first generation students through college. Carina Tlapanco and Carlos Garcia are both member and are sophomores at UST. They talk about what it’s like to be “first gen.”
Posted on · Student Jonathan Zapeta tells his teacher 'the biggest secret of his life.'
Posted on · Senior Darius Lewis almost failed physics. Here's how he changed his path.