Posted on · The new facility is designed to feel like a community college environment for adult students with 17 classrooms, a student lounge, and a multipurpose community room.
Posted on · Special needs students part of HCDE schools will be able to spend time working with horses through a partnership with SIRE.
Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: County judges discuss the area's transportation and infrastructure needs. We discuss improving school safety. We break down The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week's news. And the PBS show No Passport Required celebrates Houston's Nigerian food and culture.
Posted on · The proposed rule specifically includes county programs, such as the alternative special ed schools run by the Harris County Department of Education.
Posted on · News 88.7 obtained public records and analyzed spending on annual contracts, summer school and other fees.
Posted on · What happened to Evan Johnson triggered a state investigation, exposing what some call a loophole in how state administrators keep an eye on some special needs students in Harris County.
Posted on · Educators seek solutions for school security and safety
Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: We learn about a school safety summit being held today. Our local experts break down the latest political stories. Local food writers discuss their favorite places to go for late-night dining. And we learn about a new Houston Ballet performance inspired by Houston’s resilience during and after Harvey.
Posted on · Senate Bill 1166 calls for a mandatory review of the Harris County Department of Education. State Senator Paul Bettencourt says the agency should welcome a sunset review, but the department's superintendent thinks this is just a method for ending the agency.
Posted on · The Harris County Department of Education discussed an action that might dissolve their agency--- it’s in the form of a sunset review.
Posted on · The Harris County Department of Education recently hired Darlene Breaux as its new director of special populations for their teaching and learning center. “Special populations” is a term that covers a range of different needs students have. It can be kids for whom English is a second language, children with dyslexia, those who are gifted […]
Posted on · Twenty years ago, a new, shorter route to receiving teaching certification was formed: ACP, or Alternative Certification Programs. Many factors can make ACP a worthwhile route for those thinking of jumping into teaching — from the length of time a program takes to whether it's online or in-person. And with layoffs hitting Houston, there are […]
Posted on · Schools districts around the Greater Houston area say they're struggling to hire and keep enough bilingual teachers for their classrooms. Some districts are using incentives and other strategies to attract bilingual educators. We hear about their efforts. We hear from Dr. Patricia Morales, Bilingual Specialist with the Harris County Department of Education, and Dr. Robin […]