Posted on · The halftime performance during Saturday's football game against Texas Southern University put a Houston spin on the "Austin Powers" film series.
Posted on · Houston residents and stakeholders can meet the nine-member board of managers and provide feedback on its goals for the 2023-24 school year at 10 in-person events and one virtual session.
Posted on · The lawsuit, filed against state-appointed superintendent Mike Miles and the HISD board of managers, claims district and campus stakeholders were not properly consulted before a new teacher evaluation system was adopted. A judge's ruling Thursday means the new criteria cannot be implemented at least until the next court hearing on Sept. 11.
Posted on · The lawsuit, filed Wednesday by the Houston Federation of Teachers, seeks an injunction and claims HISD leaders violated state law by not consulting districtwide and campus-level decision-making committees before adopting new evaluation criteria.
Posted on · The Houston ISD Board of Managers met Thursday night to discuss potential policies that, if approved, would increase state-appointed superintendent Mike Miles’ power. Critics argue the changes would give him a “blank check.”
Posted on · Mike Miles, appointed by the Texas Education Agency in June, wants the agency to grant a waiver allowing the district to hire uncertified teachers. The Houston ISD board of managers, also appointed by the agency, will consider that request as well as a push to give Miles expanded power Thursday night.
Posted on · Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner called the plan discriminatory against poorer, nonwhite students, while HISD Superintendent Mike Miles blasted the mayor and others for spreading “intentional misinformation.”
Posted on · The cuts, which include 672 layoffs, represent a workforce reduction of more than 20 percent to HISD's administrative staff.
Posted on · More than a third of the district — 85 campuses — face sweeping reforms under state-appointed superintendent Mike Miles’ New Education System.
Posted on · Two of the reassigned principals had recently asked for their campuses to be included in the New Education System devised by new HISD superintendent Mike Miles, who was appointed June 1 by state education officials.
Posted on · Mike Miles said last Friday that HISD is eliminating between 500 and 600 positions in its chief academic office, a staff reduction of about 30 percent. More cuts are being made in other departments.
Posted on · The board itself discussed the proposed 2.2 billion-dollar budget for the upcoming year and plans to vote on it June 22.
Posted on · Houston ISD parents, including some who hadn’t attended previous protests, are organizing against sweeping reforms to 29 schools. State-appointed superintendent Mike Miles announced eight community meetings to discuss the changes from late June through the end of July.