Thousands of students and teachers headed back to school in HISD after a two-week delay because of Harvey.

Education News

Houston-area schools limiting time outdoors for recess, athletics as heat wave continues

Posted on · The largest public school districts in Greater Houston are keeping kids inside or limiting their outdoor exposure as the region continues to cope with hot summer weather.

Houston Matters

New Study Aims to Protect High School Athletes from Concussions

Posted on · We learned recently that many Texas high schools are failing to meet many of the national guidelines intended to protect young athletes from head injuries. Now, the organization that governs high school sports in Texas, the University Interscholastic League (UIL), is participating in a new study examining how concussions are happening to young athletes and […]

Houston Matters

Does Athletic Success Come at the Expense of Academic Success?

Posted on · It’s Election Day, and in Katy voters will cast their ballots on a nearly $750 million bond. The funds would go to six new schools, and campus renovations, as well as a new football stadium. It’s the largest debt request to appear on any Texas ballot this fall. With the Katy bond in mind, we […]