Education News

School Launches New Three-Year Degree

Posted on · Some Texas university students can get their degrees a little quicker under a new program designed to save them thousands of dollars in tuition and expenses. The state could also save money, as KUHF's Gail Delaughter reports.


Houston Organization Helps Settle Disputes

Posted on · A local organization dedicated to settling disputes is celebrating an anniversary. As Gail Delaughter reports — the group's goal is to save both time and money for people considering lawsuits.


Habitat for Humanity Unveils Solar House

Posted on · Houstonians this weekend can get a look at a new home that's designed not only to save energy, but also to help a working family build a better financial future. Gail Delaughter reports.


Officials Stress Importance of Jury Service

Posted on · It's jury appreciation week in Harris County, as officials work to educate the public on the importance of showing up for jury service. As Gail Delaughter reports — the county hopes to make the process easier for the thousands of prospective jurors called every week.


City Sued Over Injuries in Police Chase

Posted on · Two men hurt in a crash during a police chase on a Houston freeway are suing the police department, claiming officers used their vehicle as a shield. But city officials are telling a different story. Gail Delaughter reports.


Public School Students Get More Nutritious Lunches

Posted on · As Houston public school students head back to school, they'll enjoy new lunch items as the district works to combat childhood obesity and set kids on the path to healthy eating. KUHF's Gail Delaughter visited HISD's food services facility to see what's on the menu.


Houston Federal Court Launches Program for First-Time Offenders

Posted on · An innovative program at Houston Federal Court hopes to educate defendants about their rights and responsibilities. The goal of the program is to help first-time offenders stay out of trouble, and a recent study says it's helping change attitudes about the criminal justice system. KUHF's Gail Delaughter reports.


New Facility in North Houston Makes Recycling Easier

Posted on · A new facility in North Houston will make it convenient for residents who want to get rid of household and construction debris. City officials also hope the new center will help cut down on a serious problem in the area — illegal dumping. KUHF's Gail Delaughter reports.