Posted on · "Consequently, the rating for Wheatley High School cannot be changed, and your appeal is denied."
Posted on · Texas Education Commissioner Mike Morath is widely expected to remove Houston’s elected school board this academic year. But Morath didn’t reveal any details about that decision when he addressed hundreds of business and education leaders Monday.
Posted on · Despite concerns from administrators that there was nothing to "hang our hat on," HISD filed an appeal for Wheatley High School's failing grade Friday, the state's deadline, according to the Texas Education Agency.
Posted on · The Texas Education Agency sent similar letters Tuesday to three other districts facing a potential state takeover due to chronic low school ratings: Midland, Shepherd and Snyder.
Posted on · Houston's Kashmere High School has been on the state's list of so-called "failing" schools longer than any other school in Texas. But that's expected to change this summer. Here are four reasons why.
Posted on · Kashmere High is one of four schools in the Houston Independent School District that must improve this year or the rating could trigger steep state penalties.
Posted on · For nine years straight, Kashmere High School in Northeast Houston has been on the state’s list of failing schools. That’s the longest for any school in Texas.
Posted on · State law requires the Education Commissioner to intervene if even one school chronically fails state standards.
Posted on · Advocates and parents renewed their call for a lawsuit against the Texas Education Agency at a crowded town hall this weekend.
Posted on · The Houston school board will decide later this week if they want to request any outside partnerships.
Posted on · So far, the district’s wish list is short, but daunting.
Posted on · Those include increased enrollment and attendance and a new surge of school spirit at Kashmere High.
Posted on · Mark Jones, a political science professor at Rice University, said that there are two ways to look at the situation.
Posted on · Worthing High was one of 10 Houston schools that had to improve -- or they’d be closed or trigger a state takeover of the whole district, because of the state law known as HB 1842.
Posted on · In collaboration with the Houston Chronicle, News 88.7 investigated why Worthing High ended up near the bottom of the state's rankings, and how it's trying to avoid closure.