Students at The Opportunity Center shoot scenes for the short film "Border Life."

Houston Matters

Filmmaking program offers different path for Harris County youth needing second chance

Posted on · The Center also offers vocational trades, including a barber program where kids can become certified barbers.  Construction, drivers licenses, art, music, welding and dance are also offered. 

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Education

The TEA takes over Houston schools this summer. What happens in the meantime?

Posted on · The Texas Education Agency plans to seize control of Houston public schools this summer. The move is drawing mixed reactions from community members, many of whom say the district is doing well and doesn’t need state intervention. 

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