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Schools Could Be Feeding More Students

Posted on · Only 25 percent of eligible kids in Harris County get free or reduced meals at school. Rod Rice reports that an advocacy group says that's because too few school districts offer universal breakfast and lunches.

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HISD Headmaster’s Future in Question

Posted on · Supporters rally around Houston School District Superintendent Dr. Abelardo Saavedra as the school board decides whether his performance warrants renewal of his contract. Pat Hernandez has the story.

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John Rudley Sworn in as TSU President

Posted on · John Rudley is inaugurated as the new president of Texas Southern University. Held an enthusiastic crowd on campus that changes are happening that will return the institution to prominence. Pat Hernandez has the story.

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Texas Gets Middle Marks on School Standards

Posted on · More than a decade ago the American Federation of Teachers began an examination of the states' teaching standards. This year's report is out and Texas falls roughly in the middle. The State's math and science standards got high marks, but social studies and English need work.

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Fishing Workshops for Kids

Posted on · The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is offering to teach kids how to fish, in a series of free workshops starting Saturday at Brazos Bend State Park. Houston Public Radio's Jim Bell has more.

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Barbara Bush Speaks on Literacy

Posted on · Former First Lady Barbara Bush was the guest of honor at a meeting for the Great Houston Women's Chamber of Commerce. Mrs. Bush spoke to the group about promoting literacy. Houston Public Radio's Laurie Johnson has more.

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HISD Hiring ACP Teachers

Posted on · The Houston School District is hiring people to be teachers through the Alternative Certification Program. This is the program that brings people into education from other career fields, as Houston Public Radio's Jim Bell reports.

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Veterans History Project

Posted on · Students at the University of Houston are interviewing veterans. The interviews will be archived in the Library of Congress. It's part of a national program to preserve the stories and experiences of war veterans. Houston Public Radio's Laurie Johnson reports.